Attention BrewBros: Internet Archive Announces Closing of National Emergency Library

Music Technology Policy

It’s because there are other resources for the “Internet bound.” ” Internet bound. Yet the crepuscular “National Emergency Library” is fading into the sunset according to an Internet Archive blog post. We have learned that the vast majority of people use digitized books on the Internet Archive for a very short time. Internet Archive Meltdown Uncategorized brewster kahle

Mostert on Free Speech and Internet Regulation @KCL_Law

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Frederick Mostert, King's College London, has published Free Speech and Internet Regulation at 14 Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice 607 (August 2019). The article analyses free speech and internet regulation.

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I Say It Here: As Predicted, EFF and Durie Tangri to Defend Internet Archive To Keep the Massive Infringement Flowing

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According to Silicon Valley mouthpiece Torrentfreak , guess who is going to be defending the Internet Archive and the eponymous Mr. Kahle in their massive copyright infringement suit from publishers? The EFF has revealed it is teaming up with law firm Durie Tangri to defend the Internet Archive against a lawsuit targeting its Open Library. Because after all, “ nothing says freedom like getting away with it ” and we know that Google is all about Internet Freedom.

From the Law Commission of Ontario: Defamation Law in the Internet Age: Final Report (2020) @LCO_CDO

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The Law Commission of Ontario has published Defamation Law in the Internet Age: Final Report (March 2020). This is the Final Report of the Law Commission of Ontario’s (LCO’s) Defamation Law in the Internet Age project.

Attention BrewBros: @SenThomTillis Asks Nicely That Internet Archive Stop the “National Emergency Library” Sham

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Internet Archive. Dear Mr. Kahle: I write to you as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, following the Internet Archive’s recent announcement of its National Emergency “Library” initiative amid the coronavirus pandemic. Internet Archive Meltdown News from the Data Lords News from the Goolag brewster kahle Internet Archive Senator Thom Tillis

Frosio on How Communication to the Public Affects Internet Architecture @GCFrosio

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Giancarlo Frosio, Universite de Strasbourg, CEIPI; Stanford University Law School Center for Internet and Society, is publishing It's All Linked: How Communication to the Public Affects Internet Architecture in volume 36 of the Computer Law & Security Review (forthcoming).

Keller on Internet Platforms: Observations on Speech, Danger, and Money @daphnehk @StanfordCIS

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Daphne Keller, Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society, has published Internet Platforms: Observations on Speech, Danger, and Money as Hoover Institution's Aegis Paper Series; 1807 (2018). Policymakers increasingly ask Internet platforms like Facebook to

@SenThomTillis: Fix the Internet Archive Price Gouging in COVID Consumer Protection Legislation

Music Technology Policy

Senator Thom Tillis is hot on the trail of the Internet Archive’s “National Emergency Library” scam that we have been writing about for weeks. We go a little farther in Senator Tillis’s direction by identifying the Internet Archive’s scheme as taking advantage of a declared national disaster to get away with behavior outside the law to the detriment of others. All this legislation could be used to address the Internet Archive’s bad behavior.

Brewster Kahle Gets Another Tillis-Gram For Internet Archive’s National Emergency Ripoff, this Time with Added Songs and No Mechanicals

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Internet Archive. In my April 8, 2020 letter, I expressed my concern that the Internet. The Copyright Office went on to say that “while the Internet Archive’s goal of making research and educational materials publicly available may be laudable, so is respect for copyright.”2. But I am concerned that the Internet Archive thinks that it-not Congress-gets to determine the scope of copyright law. Internet Archive Meltdown Internet Archive

Rakofsky v. The Internet ORDER

The Legal Satyricon

The Internet is over (at least for now). The long saga of Rakofsky v. The Order is here. Stay tuned, I’d imagine that there will be an appeal. ORDER UPDATED Filed under: misc.

Internet Use in Cuba

Media Law Prof Blog

Ellery Robert Biddle, Harvard University, Berkman Center for Internet & Society, has published Rationing the Digital: The Politics and Policy of Internet Use in Cuba Today as Internet Monitor Special Report Series No. Here is the abstract. Cuba has

How To Remove Your Private Information From The Internet

Gordon P. Firemark

This is a guest post from defamation & anti-SLAPP lawyer Adrianos Facchetti. You may be shocked to learn that much of your private information is online: and I’m not talking about data you voluntarily post on Facebook or Twitter after a party. I’m talking about info like your age, phone number, income, e-mail, political contributions, and even your home address. How can this be, you wonder? It’s because there’s a thriving market for your personal information.

Breaking: Avvo Is Acquired By Internet Brands

Media Law

Legal directory site Avvo has been acquired by Internet Brands, it was announced this morning. Internet Brands already owns legal sites Nolo, Martindale-Hubbell, Ngage and Total Attorneys. The post Breaking: Avvo Is Acquired By Internet Brands appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. See also my follow-up interview with CEO Mark Britton.] I am at a conference and will follow up with more details when I can, but for now, here is […].

Copyright and the Internet

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Menell, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, has published This American Copyright Life: Reflections on Re-Equilibrating Copyright for the Internet Age as UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. Peter S. 2347674. Here is the abstract. This article calls

Internet Gambling Bill: Hold or Fold?

JetLawBlog

2267 , the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act. The Act would establish an Internet Licensing Program to facilitate the legalization and regulation of Internet gambling. On July 21, 2010, Committee Hearings were held regarding H.R.

Culture Clash on the Internet

Digital Media Law

The Internet has devalued content to the point where it is often offered at no charge—newspapers, for instance—or widely misappropriated, as with music and movies. Underlying both is the belief that content on the Internet should be free (a notion reinforced by the other four factors). The answer lies in the origin of the Internet. The DoD, of course, seldom fosters self-gratification, a trait that underlies the “free content” culture of the Internet.

Pedrioli on Whether Incitement Is Easier To Punish on the Internet Than It Is On Television

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Carlo Pedrioli, Liverpool Hope University, has published Is Incitement on the Internet Easier to Punish than Incitement on Television? A Case Study of the Koran-Burning of Florida Pastor Terry Jones at Free Speech, Privacy and Media: Comparative Perspectives 49 (Russell

Responding To Internet Hate Speech

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Raphael Cohen-Almagor, University of Hull, has published Countering Hate on the Internet at 22 Annual Review of Law and Ethics 431 (2014). Here is the abstract. Hate speech is designed to threaten certain groups publicly and act as propaganda for

Teenagers and Internet Privacy

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danah boyd, Microsoft Research and New York University Department of Media, Culture and Communication, and University of New South Wales, and Harvard University Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and Alice E. Marwick, Microsoft Corporation, and Harvard University, Berkman Center

Network Neutrality and Tomorrow's Internet

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Luca Belli, Independent, and Primavera De Filippi, Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas 2013, have published The Value of Network Neutrality for the Internet of Tomorrow. Here is the abstract. The report explores some of the most crucial facets of Network

Internet Filtering in China

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Jyh-An Lee, National Chengchi University, and Ching-Yi Lee have published Forbidden City Enclosed by the Great Firewall: The Law and Power of Internet Filtering in China in volume 13 of the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science, and Technology (2012).

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Rakofsky v. The Internet – LINK FIXED

The Legal Satyricon

The Internet is over (at least for now). The long saga of Rakofsky v. The Order is here. Stay tuned, I’d imagine that there will be an appeal. The order is a bit soft, but the findings of fact are devastating. Filed under: misc.

Celebrities, Privacy, Free Speech, and the Internet

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Elena Falletti, Carlo Cattaneo LIUC University, has published The Scandals of Caroline, Max and Kate: Does Celebrity Privacy Threaten Press Freedom in the Internet Age? in Medien und Privatheit (Simon Garnett, Stefan Halft, Matthias Herz, and Julia Maria Moenig, eds

Google Says Don’t Break the Internet–Again–this time to Oracle at SCOTUS

Music Technology Policy

Quick–how many times have you heard Google try to beat back challenges to their bad behavior with the old “Don’t Break the Internet” meme? Breaking the Internet, etc. Will the Internet be broken?

ICYMI: Data Protection and Privacy: The Internet of Bodies (Hart, 2018) @hartpublishing

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ICYMI: Data Protection and Privacy: The Internet of Bodies (Ronald Leenes, Rosamunde van Brakel, Serge Gutwirth, and Paul De Hert, eds., Hart Publishing, 2018). Here from the publisher's website is a description of the book's contents. The subjects of Privacy

Goldman on The U.K. Online Harms White Paper and the Internet's Cable-ized Future @santaclaralaw @ericgoldman

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Online Harms White Paper and the Internet’s Cable-ized Future in the Ohio State Tech L.J. Eric Goldman, Santa Clara University School of Law, is publishing The U.K. Here is the abstract. In April 2019, the U.K. released a white paper

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Genetic Anonymity and the Internet

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Christine Suzanne Davik, University of Maine, has published We Know Who You Are and What You''re Made Of: The Illusion of Internet Anonymity and Its Impact on Genetic Discrimination, at 64 Case Western Law Review 17 (2013

The FCC and the Open Internet

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Neill, New Media Rights & California Western School of Law, has published How the FCC Can Preserve the Open Internet & Net Neutrality Through Title II Reclassification. The case for reclassifying broadband internet access Arthur H. Here is the abstract.

Internet Gaming and Public Policy

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Miller, Drake University Law School, has published Public Policy and the Inevitability of Internet Gambling in volume 60 of Drake Law Review Discourse (2012). Keith C. Here is the abstract. The gaming industry is at a crossroads in the United

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Charting Internet Blowhards

Thompson On Hollywood

Wired quizes readers on their knowledge of Internet Blowhards , from Wired 's own Chris Anderson to Tech Crunch's Michael Arrington. Tags: Bloggers Blowhards Internet Wired

Jurors and the Internet

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Lacy, University of Washington School of Law, has published Should Jurors Use the Internet? During trials jurors are increasingly using cell phones and other devices capable of accessing the Internet. Gareth S. Here is the abstract. Courts are responding by

Now Legal: Use the Power and Reach of the Internet to find Investors. Free Report explains how.

Gordon P. Firemark

Among the provisions that have now gone into effect, is the new Rule 506(c), which permits a seller of securities to use general solicitation (such as advertising in print or on the internet), to find buyers. Now Legal: Use the Power and Reach of the Internet to find Investors. Up until earlier this week, it was illegal to promote sales of securities through so-called “general solicitation” if relying on the private offering exemptions of Regulation D.

@scleland: The Huge Hidden Public Costs (>$1.5T) of U.S. Internet Industrial Policy — Artist Rights Watch

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[Editor Charlie sez: Scott Cleland takes an excellent deep dive into the “leechonomics” of the safe harbors afforded to the special people who are members of the Internet Association and the Digital Media Association. Internet Industrial Policy — Artist Rights Watch.

Goldman on An Overview of the U.S.'s Section 230 Internet Immunity @ericgoldman

Media Law Prof Blog

Eric Goldman, Santa Clara University School of Law, is publishing An Overview of the United States’ Section 230 Internet Immunity in The Oxford Handbook of Online Intermediary Liability (Giancarlo Frosio, ed.) Forthcoming). Here is the abstract. 47 U.S.C. §

Internet Delivery Now Streeting With Traditional Home Video

DealFatigue

Jonathan Handel’s blog alerted me to the pending “day and date&# release of the “The Bourne Ultimatum&# on both DVD and via Internet delivery on December 18th.

Harmonizing Internet Regulation

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Dan Svantesson, Bond University School of Law, has published A Legal Method for Solving Issues of Internet Regulation; Applied to the Regulation of Cross-Border Privacy Issues as EUI Working Papers LAW No. 2010/18. Here is the abstract. This article presents

Smith on Intellectual Property and Internet Folklore @CathaySmith

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Smith, University of Montana School of Law, is publishing Beware the Slender Man: Intellectual Property and Internet Folklore in volume 70 of the Florida Law Review (2017). Internet folklore is folklore created collaboratively Cathay Y. Here is the abstract.

Fan Fiction, Fair Use, and the Internet

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Natalia Cianfaglione, Boston University School of Law & Bard College, has published Hollywood Online: Fan Fiction, Copyright, and the Internet. The Internet has allowed fan fiction to reach new heights. Here is the abstract. YouTube and similar technologies have allowed

Leistner on Copyright Law on the Internet in Need of Reform

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Matthias Leistner, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, has published Copyright Law on the Internet in Need of Reform: Hyperlinks, Online Platforms and Aggregators at 2017 JIPLP 136 (2018).

Mountain Dew Fails at the Internet

The Legal Satyricon

DeVoy Whether out of naivete or ignorance, dozens of individuals and companies fail to appreciate the Internet’s true nature when engaging their latest crusade or promotion. Our latest victim is Mountain Dew, the popular(?) Mountain Dew attempted, as young goateed-types often suggest, to “crowdsource” the name of its new flavor [.]. imbeciles

Defining "Communication" On the Internet

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Nancy Leong and Joanne Morando, both of the University of Denver College of Law are publishing Communication in Cyberspace in volume 94 of the North Carolina Law Review (2015). Here is the abstract. This Article examines a problem in cybercrime

Hate Speech and the Internet

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Discussions of hate speech on the Internet. Newman, York University Department of Political Science, Should Hate Speech Be Allowed on the Internet? Stephen L. A Reply to Raphael Cohen-Almagor, 2 Amsterdam Law Forum 119 (2010). Raphael Cohen-Almagor, University of Hull

Rakofsky v. The Internet Dies With a Whimper

The Legal Satyricon

The Internet, it is over. For any of you who have followed the case affectionately dubbed “Rakofsky v. This was one of the most unsupportable defamation cases I have ever seen filed. There were clear defenses, which ultimately prevailed. But, since it was filed in New York, which does not have a real Anti-SLAPP law, […].