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Sander on Freedom of Expression in the Age of Online Platforms @Barrie_Sander

Media Law Prof Blog

Barrie Sander, FGV School of International Relations, has published Freedom of Expression in the Age of Online Platforms: Operationalising a Human Rights-Based Approach to Content Moderation. Here is the abstract. In today’s digital public sphere, individuals have little choice but

#ILTACON19: Post-Mortem Notes, Musings and Observations

Media Law

Home now from ILTACON , the annual conference of the International Legal Technology Association. It is five frenetic days of seminars, exhibitors and networking by legal technologists and vendors from all over the world. Here are some of my somewhat-random thoughts about the event.

@musictechsolve: Vote for Creator and Startup Licensing Education at SXSW

Music Technology Policy

Deadline for SXSW Panel Picker is today! Please vote for my creator and startup licensing panel at SXSW.EDU. If the latest Spotify litigation shows anything it’s the importance of licensing education. Click Here to Vote on Panel Picker.

President Donald Trump’s Actions Create Obstacles For Trump Campaign | T.

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Citron on Cyber Mobs, Disinformation, and Death Videos @daniellecitron

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Danielle Keats Citron, Boston University of Law, is publishing Cyber Mobs, Disinformation, and Death Videos: The Internet As It Is (And As It Should Be) in the Michigan Law Review (forthcoming). Here is the abstract. Fiction and visual representations can

At #ILTACON19, Law Firm Tech Spin-Off Debuts App Designed to Better Serve and Inform Clients

Media Law

Being announced today at ILTACON is a client-facing app and cloud platform designed to provide law firm clients with intuitive access to legal documents, automated legal forms and agreements, secure messaging, and digital billing and payment.

Hombres Good and Bad: Why Did SEC Allow Cloudflare to IPO?

Music Technology Policy

Cloudflare describes itself in its IPO documents ( Form S-1 ): We have built a global cloud platform that delivers a broad range of network services to businesses of all sizes and in all geographies… What Cloudflare doesn’t tell you is that it is also the Internet provider of choice for a host (no pun intended) of unsavory and in some cases likely entirely illegal businesses that use its platform for bad stuff. How to they get away with it?

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Conference, Yale Law School: ACC2019: Accountability in Partisan Times, October 4-5, 2019 @YaleLawSch

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#ILTACON19 News: CloudNine E-Discovery Software Now Available Via Private Cloud

Media Law

I wrote here last week about the rollout by CloudNine of new versions and enhancements for its suite of e-discovery products. Now at ILTACON , the company is announcing a partnership with the legal technology company Oasis Discovery to offer access to its products through a managed private cloud.

CFP: AALS Section on Defamation and Privacy

Media Law Prof Blog

Call for Papers AALS Section on Defamation and Privacy The AALS Section on Defamation and Privacy invites submissions for papers for a session titled “Social Media Content Moderation and the Future of Free Speech,” which will take place in January

Rothman on The Right of Publicity's Intellectual Property Turn @profrothman

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Jennifer E. Rothman, Loyola Law School (Los Angeles), is publishing The Right of Publicity's Intellectual Property Turn in in volume 42 of the Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts. Here is the abstract. The Article is adapted from a

Trump Is An Antisemite

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Opinion | European Companies Get Rich in China’s ‘Open Air Prison’

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" BERLIN — Many people around the world may just now be learning that around a million Uighur Muslims and other minorities have been locked up in extrajudicial internment camps in the region of Xinjiang, in western China.

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Fed up Fox host Shep Smith TEARS into Trump on national TV for lying. Et Tu Fox New, then die Trump. LOL

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Webinar Tomorrow Will Provide Sneak Peek Into New PWC Product for Small Firms

Media Law

Tomorrow I am moderating a webinar in which attendees will get an exclusive first look at a new product for solo and small firms being introduced by the PWC New Ventures group of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PWC).

Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar address Israel travel controversy

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US high school students appear to give Nazi salute at sports ceremony | US news | The Guardian

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US high school students appear to give Nazi salute at sports ceremony | US news | The Guardian

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Sharpton: Firing of Cop Who Killed Eric Garner ‘Nothing to Celebrate’

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"Members of Eric Garner’s family expressed gratefulness but no satisfaction to the announcement that New York City’s police commissioner fired the officer who killed their father after five years of waiting.

LawNext Episode 49: Dean Sonderegger of Wolters Kluwer on the ‘Future-Ready Lawyer’

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? ?. Which firms are best prepared to keep pace with changes in the legal market? That was the question explored in a recent survey of U.S. and European law firms, the 2019 Future Ready Lawyer Survey , conducted by Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory.

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Bias In Medicine: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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Bernie Sanders calls for a ban on police use of facial recognition

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Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has called for a complete ban on the police use of facial recognition as part of his campaign’s broader plan for criminal justice reform. If elected president, Sanders specifically pledges to “ban the use of facial recognition software for policing.”

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Racism In 2019, From Trump To Netanyahu

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Trump Used Asian Accent to Mock US Allies at Fundraiser

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Trump Used Asian Accent to Mock US Allies at Fundraiser

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Must Reads: For many black voters, 2020 isn’t about pride or making history. It’s about beating Trump - Los Angeles Times

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This article is stating a sad reality. I am with Kenyan Carter at the end of the article but most African Americans seem to want to play it safe with Joe Biden. Catrena Norris Carter is a bundle of conflicting impulses. As a black woman, she’s delighted with Kamala Harris’ presidential bid.

Opinion | How a Brutal Race Riot Shaped Modern Chicago

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“The relation of whites and Negroes in the United States is our most grave and perplexing domestic problem.” So wrote the authors of “ The Negro in Chicago ,” a landmark 1922 study of a race riot that ripped through that city a century ago this summer.

Opinion | The Tired and Poor Who Make America Great

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By Anastasia Edel Aug. 14, 2019 "America is on the verge of grand human re-sorting.

Why an Heiress Spent Her Fortune Trying to Keep Immigrants Out

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By Nicholas Kulish and Mike McIntire Aug. 14, 2019 She was an heiress without a cause — an indifferent student, an unhappy young bride, a miscast socialite. Her most enduring passion was for birds.

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The Horrifying American Roots of Nazi Eugenics

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Trump's Immigration policy has deep American and Nazi roots (America First was a pre-WWII Pro Nazi Movement supported by Fred Trump.Donald's father) "Hitler and his henchmen victimized an entire continent and exterminated millions in his quest for a co-called "Master Race."

Debuting at #ILTACON19: ‘Legal AI Efficacy Report’ Promises to Cut Through Market Hype

Media Law

If there is one category of legal technology products where it is difficult to separate the hype from the reality, it is artificial intelligence. Seemingly every new product to come on the market claims to use AI in some way, shape or form. Given that, the new Legal AI Efficacy Report , being announced tomorrow at ILTACON, should be a welcome resource for many law firms and legal departments.

Proud Boys organize rally of far right protesters in Portland

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Proud Boys organize rally of far right protesters in Portland