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@thetrichordist: Will the Copyright Royalty Board Leave Songwriters In the Deep Freeze?

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[Editor Charlie sez: This post first appeared in The Trichordist.]. In case you haven’t noticed, songwriter mechanical royalty rates are about to be set again at a faraway Congressional operation called the Copyright Royalty Board.

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Supreme Court Justice Ann Timmer on Arizona’s Sweeping Regulatory Reforms

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Last August, Arizona became the first state to eliminate the ban on non-lawyer ownership of law firms.

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Judge and Korhani on A Moderate Proposal for a Digital Right of Reply for Election-Related Digital Replicas

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Elizabeth F. Judge and Amir M. Korhani, both of the University of Ottawa, Common Law Section, have published A Moderate Proposal for a Digital Right of Reply for Election-Related Digital Replicas: Deepfakes, Disinformation, and Elections in Cyber-Threats to Canadian Democracy

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White Privilege ALERT: Texas Man Loses It On Protesters

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Regulation of Online Platforms and the Effect on Advertising – Including Section 230 Reforms

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Next week, I will be discussing regulatory issues for media companies with Eriq Gardner of the Hollywood Reporter (who covers legal issues on their must-read THR, Esq site ) in a “Candid Conversation” hosted by Matrix Solutions (more information here , including a registration link). The sponsor of this conversation consults on media advertising matters, so the content will likely be geared toward the impact of changes on the advertising industry.

Survey: 92% Of Firms Say They Were Prepared For Full-Scale Remote Work

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Ninety-two percent of law firms worldwide say they were completely or somewhat prepared for full-scale remote work at the pandemic’s onset, a survey released this morning finds.

Enrique Armijo on the Recent FB Oversight Board Ruling @e_armijo @BLaw

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Enrique Armijo, a professor of law at Elon University, discusses the Facebook Oversight Board's recent decision concerning FB's suspension of Donald Trump's account. He writes in part, Critics on the Right who are protesting as unconstitutional the oversight board’s decision

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This Week in Broadcast Regulation: May 1, 2021 to May 7, 2021

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Here are some of the regulatory developments of significance to broadcasters from the last week, with links to where you can go to find more information as to how these actions may affect your operations. The FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that sets out its tentative plan for assessing broadcast regulatory fees to be collected before October 1 of this year to pay for FCC operations for the current fiscal year.

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Utah Sandbox OKs Two Programs Enabling Non-Lawyers To Give Legal Advice On Medical Debt

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Two non-profit pilot programs won approval this week under Utah’s regulatory sandbox to provide non-lawyer legal assistance to individuals with medical debt.

A ‘Next-Generation’ Product for Researching Corporate Counsel

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For lawyers looking to build their books of business, there is gold to be found in the biographies of corporate counsel. A shared law school or employment connection from the past can mean a foot in the door today.

Exclusive: Bill4Time Launches Fully Integrated Electronic Payments

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The pandemic has made it more essential than ever before for law firms to accept electronic payments. Clients who now pay everything else online have no appetite for lawyers who require paper payments.

Featured Resource: How To Build A Virtual Law Firm (And Why You Should)

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As more and more legal professionals do their work from home and on the road, the high overhead and inflexibility of traditional office models become less and less appealing. Enter the virtual law firm: an alternative practice model that opens up new possibilities for law firms and their clients.

Legaltech Week Live: Today’s Topics – And A Special Guest Panelist

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Join us today live at 3 ET for our regular Legaltech Week journalists’ roundtable , where our panel of journalists and bloggers discuss the top stories in legal technology and innovation.

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Spots Coming Available To Sponsor LawNext Podcast

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Why Did The Republican Party Oust Liz Cheney From Its Leadership?

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Marjorie Taylor Greene confronts Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

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Judge Delays Trial For Ex-Officers Tied To George Floyd Killing

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Fauci Spars With Sen. Rand Paul Over Origins Of Covid-19 | NBC News

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Opinion | What Your Taxes Are Paying For in Israel - The New York Times

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What Your Taxes Are Paying For in Israel May 12, 2021 Mohammed Abed/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images "Saying Hamas must pay a “very heavy price” for belligerence, Israeli bombs destroyed a 13-story apartment building in Gaza that had a Hamas presence.

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Morning Joe Panel On What Cheney Ouster Means For The GOP

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Chuck: GOP’s Ouster Of Cheney ‘Much Bigger’ Than An Internal Squabble

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The Republican War On Voting!

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Tucker Carlson destroyed in brutal Jim Acosta segment

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Cases of Unruly Airline Passengers Are Soaring, and So Are Federal Fines Dozens of people face fines of up to $35,000 for assaulting and interfering with flight attendants under a zero-tolerance policy introduced by the F.A.A. this year.

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Cases of Unruly Airline Passengers Are Soaring, and So Are Federal Fines “Dozens of people face fines of up to $35,000 for assaulting and interfering with flight attendants under a zero-tolerance policy introduced by the F.A.A. this year.

Doctor cautions against lifting COVID-19 restrictions too quickly

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Hair: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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Covid-19 Live Updates: Hopes Fade for Global Herd Immunity With the coronavirus still spreading rapidly in much of the world and mass vaccination campaigns slow and unequal, experts say the illness will most likely become an ever-present threat.

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Covid-19 Live Updates: Hopes Fade for Global Herd Immunity “With the coronavirus still spreading rapidly in much of the world and mass vaccination campaigns slow and unequal, experts say the illness will most likely become an ever-present threat. Updated May 10, 2021, 6:12 a.m.

Israeli police storm al-Aqsa mosque ahead of Jerusalem Day march About 180 people reported injured overnight as hardline Israelis prepare for parade through Old City

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Israeli police storm al-Aqsa mosque ahead of Jerusalem Day march About 180 people reported injured overnight as hardline Israelis prepare for parade through Old City Oliver Holmes Israeli police clash with Palestinian protesters at al-Aqsa mosque – video in Jerusalem, and agencies Mon 10 May 2021 04.07 EDT First published on Sun 9 May 2021 21.56

Brian Stelter: Tucker Carlson’s coworkers are embarrassed by his rhetoric

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Rep. Charlie Crist Says New Florida Voting Law “Doesn’t Make Any Sense W.

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Republicans Attempt To Pass Wave of Voter Restriction Bills Across The C.

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'A fairy tale gone wrong': Acosta on right's railing against 'cancel cul.

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Covid-19: States Turn Down Hundreds of Thousands of Vaccine Doses - The New York Times

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Covid-19: States Turn Down Hundreds of Thousands of Vaccine Doses May 9, 2021 "More vaccines are nearing approval around the world, but the global immunization campaign remains stalled. Climbers are making the ascent toward the summit of Mount Everest, despite reports of cases at base camp.

In Class with Carr, Ep. 61: Happy Mothers Day and Is "Critical Race Theo.

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America First, American Fascism

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Giuliani Criminal Probe Bombshell: SDNY Vet Says 'More Going On' After R.

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Opinion | Why Covid's Airborne Transmission Was Acknowledged So Late - The New York Times

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You haven’t highlighted anything yet When you select text while you’re reading, it'll appear here."';" Why Did It Take So Long to Accept the Facts About Covid? By ZEYNEP TUFEKCI The New York Time Credit.