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Gordon P. Firemark

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Carbon Clouds: Should Artists Ask Why Aren’t Google, Amazon and Facebook in the Green New Deal?

Music Technology Policy

Let’s start out with a basic gut check–when you plug in an electric car to charge up the batteries, where do you think that electricity comes from? Magic elves or the same coal burning power plant or nuclear power station that the rest of the world uses?

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Puaschunder on Dignity and Utility of Privacy and Information Sharing in the Digital Big Data Age @TheNewSchool

Media Law Prof Blog

Julia M. Puaschunder, Harvard University; New School for Social Research; Columbia University; Princeton University; George Washington Center for Internaitonal Business Education and Research; has published Dignity and Utility of Privacy and Information Sharing in the Digital Big Data Age.

Legal Tech in the Heartland: Episode 1, David Sisson, Norman, OK

Media Law

In October 2018, I recorded a series of 18 interviews with solo and small firm lawyers about how they use technology in their practices. For an explanation of the reason for the series, see this post.

2018 – That’s a Wrap! – Entertainment Law Update Episode 104

Gordon P. Firemark

The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update, is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app. Show notes are located at [link]. Here's what we talked about. FOLLOW UPS AA GETS ITS COPYRIGHT PROTECTION SATANIC TEMPLE AND NETFLIX SETTLE NIANTIC’S POKEMON GO SETTLES RE-DIGI: APPEALS COURT SAYS NO TO DIGITAL RE-SALES.

The Article 13 Trialogue and Google’s Magic Grits

Music Technology Policy

VINNY. Perhaps the laws of physics cease to exist on your stove! Were these magic grits? I mean, did you buy them from the same guy who sold Jack his beanstalk beans?

Kahn on Free Speech, Official History, and National Politics

Media Law Prof Blog

Robert Kahn, University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota), has published Free Speech, Official History and Nationalist Politics: Toward a Typology of Objections to Memory Laws as U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-25.

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Vote Now: Pick the Startup Alley Finalists for ABA TECHSHOW

Media Law

Vote now. Help us pick the legal technology startups that will be selected for the third-annual Startup Alley at ABA TECHSHOW. Fifteen companies will be selected to face off in a pitch competition on TECHSHOW’s opening night and to exhibit in a special portion of the conference’s exhibition hall. In October, we issued a call for entries. From all the entries we received, a panel of judges whittled the applications down to 25. Now your votes will select the final 15.

Zoë Keating Gives More Evidence of the Streaming Hyper-Efficient Market Share Royalty Headlock on Indie Artists #irespectmusic

Music Technology Policy

In 2018 my music was listened to on Spotify for 190k hours by 241,631 people. Those 2,252,293 streams netted me $12,231, which is 39.2% of my annual rent. If you love the music please consider going to a show or supporting my work directly at [link]. Thank you! pic.twitter.com/2V6gaAE80O.

Dell on Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Disinformation: The Importance of Teaching Media Literacy To Law Students @TTV_Law

Media Law Prof Blog

Marin Dell, Texas Tech University School of Law, has published Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Disinformation: The Importance of Teaching Media Literacy to Law Students. Here is the abstract. Like legal education, media literacy education teaches critical thinking skills. Students

Trump lashed out at Whitaker after Cohen news

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LawNext Episode 23: Dan Rodriguez on Innovating Law and Legal Education

Media Law

Our guest this week on LawNext is Daniel B. Rodriguez , who recently stepped down as dean of Northwestern University’s Pritzker School of Law , where he gained wide recognition for his work to innovate legal education, and recently stepped up to become chair of the governing council of the ABA Center for Innovation , which focuses on improving the affordability, effectiveness, efficiency, and accessibility of legal services.

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Copyright Office Issues Interim Rule for MLC Applications Including Oversight of MLC Board by Librarian of Congress

Music Technology Policy

The U.S. Copyright Office issued an interim rule for comment that lays out an intricate and well thought out approach to the Register’s role in designating the Mechanical Licensing Collective and the Digital Licensee Coordinator under Title I of the Music Modernization Act.

Reflections on the TechLaw Issues of 2018…and a Look Forward. Will 2019 Be a Year on the Edge, in the Fog, or Maybe Just in the Cloud?

New Media and Technology Law

Yes, it’s time for the end-of-year blog post – a look back at interesting issues of 2018 and a look forward to what we see coming down the pike in the new year. The Look Back. In the past year, blockchain buzz was everywhere. Although still early, blockchain has in fact began to show promise as a technology bringing efficiency and cost reduction to many business operations.

'A moral disaster': AP reveals scope of migrant kids program

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" Decades after the U.S. stopped institutionalizing kids because large and crowded orphanages were causing lasting trauma, it is happening again.

Get Paid Faster Than Ever With New Innovation From Firm Central

Media Law

Ten years ago, I missed out on buying my first home. Having scraped enough money together to pay the deposit and associated government tax, I only had to figure out how to pay for the legal fees.

NAACP Launches Boycott of Facebook: Platform Is Unhealthy for African Am.

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Happy Holidays And A Better New Year!

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Vice vs. Sexy Cyborg: How US Journalists Nearly Ruined a Chinese Maker

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Russia Slides Into Americans’ DMs to Suppress the Black Vote | The Daily.

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Attorney general: Trump Foundation to dissolve after court decision

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Attorney general: Trump Foundation to dissolve after court decision

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President Donald Trump Could Be Under Sealed Indictment, Analyst Specula.

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Bob Woodward - “Fear” in America & President Trump’s War on Truth | The.

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Robert Mueller releases memo summarizing FBI's interview with Michael Flynn

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Russian propagandists targeted African Americans to influence 2016 US election | US news | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Russian online propagandists aggressively targeted African Americans during the 2016 US election campaign to suppress votes for Hillary Clinton and help Donald Trump, according to new research.

‘They're a joke’: Rudy Giuliani steps up attack on Mueller

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The Debate Over Europe’s Stolen African Art | The Daily Show

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Anger grows after death of Guatemalan migrant girl held in US | World news | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" The family of the young Guatemalan girl who died in the custody of US border officials after crossing the border is disputing the American government’s claim that she had not had food or water for days beforehand.

Opinion | A Partisan Ruling on Obamacare - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"After sitting on a ruling for months, a federal judge in Texas has given the Trump administration and a group of Republican-led states exactly what they asked for, and then some: the invalidation of the entire Affordable Care Act. Don't panic.

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Introducing A New Video Series, ‘Legal Tech in the Heartland’

Media Law

Last spring, the global world of legal technology became a bit more connected, thanks to the unusual coincidence of of two legal tech world tours. One was by Dera J. Nevin , who traveled the world as the self-anointed “global ambassador for legal technology,” in conjunction with the Global Legal Hackathon. The other was by the UK company Legal Geek , which undertook Around the World with Legal Geek.

US passes first anti-lynching law after Senate vote - BBC News. My great aunt Blanche Armwood crusaded across this nation in a failed attempt to get Congress to pass this legislation starting a 100 years ago.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

US passes first anti-lynching law after Senate vote - BBC News

Trump’s power slips away, as Flynn faces possible jail time - The Washington Post LOL

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Trump’s power slips away, as Flynn faces possible jail time - The Washington Post

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Video shows border agents dumping water left for migrants. This is the type of American terrorism which leads to the death of a dehydrated child. This is pure evil.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Video shows border agents dumping water left for migrants

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Migrants wait at US border with numbers written on their arms | The Times of Israel. The American government is following Donald Trump's America First pro-Nazi policy. This is a violation of American and International Law. Why are the majority of Americans not protesting this inhumanity?

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" Migrants waiting in Mexico to have their asylum claims processed at the US border are reportedly being given numbers, which are written on their arms with permanent marker. The migrants were spotted with the numbers while waiting to be questioned by Grupos Beta, the humanitarian branch of Mexico’s federal immigration agency, Yahoo News reported Friday." Migrants wait at US border with numbers written on their arms | The Times of Israel

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