Sat.Jul 20, 2019 - Fri.Jul 26, 2019

The Curious Timing of “Spotify Untold” the Corporate Bio Book

Music Technology Policy

You may have seen the book reviews of “Spotify Untold” (or in Swedish ““Spotify Inifrån”) which is a corporate version of Joseph Campbell’s hero’s journey from The Hero With A Thousand Faces aka Star Wars ).

LawNext Episode 45: As Fastcase Turns 20, Founders Recount Its History and Predict Its Future

Media Law

It was 20 years ago that two Covington & Burling associates, Ed Walters and Phil Rosenthal , made the audacious move of quitting their jobs and launching the legal research company Fastcase. Their goal was to democratize the law through affordable pricing and smarter technology.

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Federal District Judge Dismisses Russian Free-Speech Challenge To Facebook's Shutdown of Its Account

Media Law Prof Blog

Federal District Judge Lucy Koh has dismissed a lawsuit brought by the Federal Agency of News (FAN) against Facebook for shutting down its account. FAN argued that Facebook was interfering with its free-speech rights. Judge Koh ruled that Facebook is

New York Court Finds Warhol Series to be Fair Use of Prince Photograph

New Media and Technology Law

Earlier this month, in The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. Goldsmith , No. 17-cv-2532 (S.D.N.Y.

What’s the Current Status of PledgeMusic Case?

Music Technology Policy

What are the chances that PledgeMusic will just disappear into the night, never file bankruptcy and never pay back the artists, fans and vendors? The less you talk about Pledge’s misdeeds, the more likely they simply are never pursued by anyone. PledgeMusic

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Robot Wars Round 2: Faux Face Off of the AI-Driven Brief-Analysis Tools

Media Law

In this corner: CARA, the original AI-powered brief-analysis tool introduced in 2016 by the legal research company Casetext. In the other corner: Well, no one really, except empty seats behind name cards bearing the names of other brief-analysis products and an audience of curious onlookers.

Worthy on Freedom of Information in Europe: Creation, Context, and Conflict

Media Law Prof Blog

Ben Worthy, University of London, Birkbeck College, is publishing Freedom of Information in Europe: Creation, Context and Conflict in Contested Trade-Offs: Transparency and Secrecy in European Democracies (forthcoming) This paper takes an overview of the development and implementation of Access

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Ticketmaster Reaches Settlement with Ticket Broker over Unauthorized Use of Automated Bots

New Media and Technology Law

In early July, Ticketmaster reached a favorable settlement in its action against a ticket broker that was alleged to have used automated bots to purchase tickets in bulk, thus ending a dispute that produced notable court decisions examining the potential liabilities for unwanted scraping and website access. Ticketmaster L.L.C. Prestige Entertainment West Inc. , 17-07232 (C.D. Final Judgment July 8, 2019)).

CosmoLex Now Integrates with NetDocuments for Document Management

Media Law

CosmoLex , the cloud-based practice management application, is today introducing an integration with the cloud document-management platform NetDocuments.

Mueller Testimony Deepens Democratic Divide on Impeachment

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Opinion | Ilhan Omar: It Is Not Enough to Condemn Trump’s Racism

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" By Ilhan Omar July 25, 2019 Throughout history, demagogues have used state power to target minority communities and political enemies, often culminating in state violence.

Mueller Knocks Down Trump’s ‘No Obstruction’ Claim | The Last Word | MSNBC

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Cory Booker Hits Biden On Criminal Justice Reform Plan: 'This An Inadequ.

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NAACP calls on Democrats to begin Trump impeachment inquiry

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Opinion | Robert Mueller Said All He Needed to Say

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"As devastating as Robert Mueller’s report was for the president, his testimony on Wednesday — coming after months of the president’s efforts to deny the report’s realities and shut down all attempts at oversight or accountability — is worse.

Fireworks, Maybe, but Will Mueller Hearing Be a Turning Point? - The New York Times. Don not expect much from his testimony. If you read his report you will know what he will say.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Fireworks, Maybe, but Will Mueller Hearing Be a Turning Point? - The New York Times

Opinion | The Cruelty of Trump’s Poverty Policy - The New York Times

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Opinion | The Cruelty of Trump’s Poverty Policy - The New York Times

'Send her back' chant could motivate minorities

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Boris Johnson's history of attracting controversy. The UK's version of Trump is now Prime Minister as fascism sweeps the western countries.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Rep. Omar calls audience member's question 'appalling'

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

With New Products from Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg Law, Brief Analysis Goes Mainstream

Media Law

Within the last 10 days, two major legal research companies have launched brief-analysis tools. On July 12, Thomson Reuters unveiled its Quick Check , a feature that will be available starting July 24 to all subscribers to Westlaw Edge, as I reported in this post.

Behind the Scenes of the House Democrats’ Twitter War

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Behind the Scenes of the House Democrats’ Twitter War In an exclusive interview, Progressive Caucus co-chair Pramila Jayapal explains how she helped broker a truce among the warring factions of the party.

Rep. Rashida Tlaib to NAACP convention: "You are all the squad"

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Our Squad Is Big”: Reps. Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Tlaib and Pressley Condemn Trump’s Racist Attack. Nancy Pelosi's ignorant stupidity open the door for Trump's racist attack.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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"The Squad" interview: Gayle King's full conversation with AOC, Omar, Pr.

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Kamala Harris Thinks Donald Trump is a Coward

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Opinion | Denying Racism Supports It

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"By Charles M. Blow July 21, 2019 When did we arrive at the point where applying the words racist and racism were more radioactive than actually doing and saying racist things and demonstrating oneself to be a racist?

Highlights From Robert Mueller’s Congressional Testimony

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Highlights From Robert Mueller’s Congressional Testimony

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Behind the Scenes of the House Democrats’ Twitter War

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Behind the Scenes of the House Democrats’ Twitter War In an exclusive interview, Progressive Caucus co-chair Pramila Jayapal explains how she helped broker a truce among the warring factions of the party.

Behind the Scenes of the House Democrats’ Twitter War

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Behind the Scenes of the House Democrats’ Twitter War In an exclusive interview, Progressive Caucus co-chair Pramila Jayapal explains how she helped broker a truce among the warring factions of the party.

Exclusive: ICE Has Kept Tabs on ‘Anti-Trump’ Protesters in New York City

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Exclusive: ICE Has Kept Tabs on ‘Anti-Trump’ Protesters in New York City