New York City Considers Facial Recognition Bill — Will New York Be the Next Forum for Biometric Privacy Litigation?

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25, 2019) , it is worth remembering that late last year, New York City Council members Ritchie Torres (and additional co-sponsors) introduced a bill for the city council to consider that would regulate the use of biometric technology in New York City. If enacted, this bill could lead to a deluge of individual and class action suits in New York based on biometric activity. In light of the recent decision by the Illinois Supreme Court in Rosenbach v.

Robert Mueller to Make Statement on Russia Investigation - The New York Times

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Robert Mueller to Make Statement on Russia Investigation - The New York Times

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Eric Garner Death Was ‘Not a Big Deal,’ Police Commander Said - The New York Times

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Eric Garner Death Was ‘Not a Big Deal,’ Police Commander Said - The New York Times

Opinion | Reparations: Reasonable and Right - The New York Times

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The historian Jim Downs estimates that “at least one quarter of the four million former slaves got sick or died between 1862 and 1870,” as The New York Times pointed out when his book, “Sick From Freedom,” was released in 2012. "By Charles M.

New York Times Beats Sarah Palin Defamation Lawsuit

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A judge says that mistakes will be made in the exercise of press freedoms, but lawsuits from public figures must be limited. read more. THR, Esq. Business Business THR Online

Why Artists Should Care About @AGSNYT: How The Times Thinks About Privacy

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The New York Times has started “The Privacy Project” and kicks off the story correctly with an introspective opinion piece from the boss, A.G. Over the past few years, The New York Times has reported aggressively on the erosion of digital privacy, bringing information to light about the exploitation of personal data that Facebook amassed on its users , about companies buying and selling children’s data , and about phone apps secretly tracking users’ every movement.

Former New York Mets Dwight Gooden Arrested for DUI

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Dwight Gooden, a former baseball player for the New York Mets, was arrested driving under the influence in Franklin Lakes NJ where he lives. Tags: DUI Under Arrest dwi dwight gooden new york mets

New York Attorney General Unveils Latest Ticket Bot Enforcement Actions against Ticket Vendors and Software Developer

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On May 11, 2017, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman took the most recent step in dealing with this problem, and announced seven settlements in “ticket bot” enforcement actions, calling for settlement payments totaling $4.19 This development represents the latest step in Schneiderman’s longstanding and highly publicized efforts to combat unfair ticket resale practices occurring in New York.

Open Wounds, Head Injuries, Fever: Ailing Migrants Suffer at the Border - The New York Times

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Open Wounds, Head Injuries, Fever: Ailing Migrants Suffer at the Border - The New York Times

#irespectmusic Turtles Win in New York pre-72 Case Against SiriusXM

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More to follow, but the Turtles win another one for all pre-72 artists in federal court in New York applying New York state copyright law. Brown shoes don’t make it, baby. Turtles NY Memorandum and Order Denying Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgement

Re-Evaluating New York Times v. Sullivan

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Cass, Center for the Rule of Law, Cass & Associates, PC; Boston University School of Law, is publishing Weighing Constitutional Anchors: New York Times Co. Ronald A.

SiriusXM Wins New York Case Over Pre-1972 Sound Recordings

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The 2nd Circuit rules that the satcaster deserves summary judgment and the lawsuit from Flo & Eddie should be dismissed. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Music Business THR Online

New York Mag's Tweet Guide

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Here's New York Mag's guide to the best tweets. Tags: hashtag New York tweets Twitter My Twitter-feed is now essential to how I do business every day. I prefer to scroll through my feed as opposed to getting tweets on my BlackBerry.

The New German Anti-Semitism - The New York Times

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The New German Anti-Semitism One of Wenzel Michalski’s early recollections of growing up in southern Germany in the 1970s was of his father, Franz, giving him some advice: “Don’t tell anyone that you’re Jewish.” Read more about Germany’s New Right.]

Opinion | Demonizing Minority Women - The New York Times

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As The New York Times pointed out, “The Council on American-Islamic Relations was actually founded in 1994.) It is expressed not only in the attacks on, and in elevation of, Omar, but also on Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York. "By Charles M.

Opinion | Impeach Donald Trump? - The New York Times

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Photo by: Erin Schaff/The New York Times The Mueller report has been released, with redactions of course, and it is a damning document. There would likely be untold new outrages even after an impeachment. The New York Times

The Eviction Machine Churning Through New York City - The New York Times

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Carranza and the others shows how New York City’s housing court system, created in part to shelter tenants from dangerous conditions, has instead become a tool for landlords to push them out and wrest a most precious civic commodity — affordable housing — out of regulation and into the free market."

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FanDuel Faults New York AG for "Flawed" Analysis of Website's Legality

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As the daily fantasy sports operator is told to stop operations in New York, media companies have a direct stake in the outcome. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

New York SAG Election Becoming a Tinderbox

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Check out my new book “Hollywood on Strike!,” Tom Hanks and Alec Baldwin endorse USAN, while OSU issues a bill of particulars and personal attacks fly in all directions. With both factions pro-merger, members wonder why they’re fighting. Details: The Hollywood Reporter. _. available on Amazon (also in a Kindle edition). Subscribe to my blog ( jhandel.com ) for more about entertainment law and digital media law. Check out my residuals chart there too.

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Opinion | Mr. Mueller’s Indictment - The New York Times

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Opinion | Mr. Mueller’s Indictment - The New York Times

New York State of Mind

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The Jamal Khashoggi Case: Suspects Had Ties to Saudi Crown Prince - The New York Times

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The Jamal Khashoggi Case: Suspects Had Ties to Saudi Crown Prince - The New York Times

Rothman on The Right of Publicity: Privacy Reimagined in New York? @profrothman

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Jennifer Rothman, Loyola (Los Angeles) Law School; Yale Information Society Project; Yale Law School, is publishing The Right of Publicity: Privacy Reimagined for New York?

Opinion | Mr. Mueller’s Indictment - The New York Times

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Opinion | Mr. Mueller’s Indictment - The New York Times"By The Editorial Board, www.nytimes.com April 18th, 2019 The special counsel’s report reveals a pattern of deceit and dysfunction. What comes next is up to Congress.

Trump’s Secrecy Fight Escalates as Judge Rules for Congress in Early Test - The New York Times. It is about the law. Now to the appellate process.

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Trump’s Secrecy Fight Escalates as Judge Rules for Congress in Early Test - The New York Times

Mueller Delivers Report on Trump-Russia Investigation to Attorney General - The New York Times

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Mueller Delivers Report on Trump-Russia Investigation to Attorney General - The New York Times

New York Magazine Takes a Look at Egypt's Prohibitions on "Fake News"

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In New York magazine, a discussion of Egyptian laws that forbid "fake news," and how the government uses them to tamp down dissent and criticism.

New Zealand Shooting Live Updates: Attack on Christchurch Mosques Leaves 49 Dead - The New York Times

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New Zealand Shooting Live Updates: Attack on Christchurch Mosques Leaves 49 Dead - The New York Times

Opinion | Andrew Cuomo: A Moral Outrage New York Will Not Tolerate - The New York Times

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To make matters worse, the federal government is prohibiting New York from providing health and mental health services to the hundreds of children who have already been placed by the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement in centers around the state — even though the state regulates those centers.

The New York Times Exposes Google’s Values Gap

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The New York Times has caught YouTube up to their old tricks , none of which will come as a surprise to team MTP or anyone else in the music business. Americans are freedom loving people, and nothing says freedom like getting away with it. From Long, Long Time by Guy Forsyth.

Proposed “Bitlicense” Regulations Published to the New York Register

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Today’s New York State Register includes a Notice of Proposed Rule Making from the New York State Department of Financial Services (the “NYSDFS”) regarding the regulation of virtual currency ( “Regulation of the Conduct of Virtual Currency Businesses,” No. New York is the first state to actually propose such a licensing requirement for virtual currency businesses.

Opinion | Who Should Be Embarrassed? - The New York Times

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The New York Times"By Charles M. Blow, March 31st, 2019 If Jussie Smollett’s racists were imaginary, then conservatives can argue the racists we all see are imaginary. Jussie Smollett leaving court on Tuesday after charges against him were dropped by state prosecutors in Chicago.

White House Withholds 100,000 Pages of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Records - The New York Times

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White House Withholds 100,000 Pages of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Records - The New York Times

"The Fourth Estate": A Documentary Series About the New York Times @nytimes @Showtime @lizgarbus

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The new series The Fourth Estate is now streaming on Showtime. This documentary series about The New York Times in the Trump era illuminates critical issues facing journalism today. Here's a description of the show from the network's website.

Her Evangelical Megachurch Was Her World. Then Her Daughter Said She Was Molested by a Minister. - The New York Times

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The New York TimesWhy would she have expected morality from evangelical churches? They supported, slavery, segregation are deny LGBT and queer rights. Why wouldn’t they support child molesting ministers.

New York Publishing Headquarters Dazzle

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Last week as I rushed from meeting to meeting in New York City, I kept entering the magnificent portals of architecturally significant headquarters of publishing giants with fabulously designed commissaries full of anxious employees trying to hang on to their gigs.

New York City settles Eric Garner case for $5.9 million | New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

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New York City settles Eric Garner case for $5.9 million | New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers - The New York Times

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"The phone call that ruined Mohammed Hoque’s life came in April 2014 as he began another long day driving a New York City taxi, a job he had held since emigrating from Bangladesh nine years earlier.

Opinion | It’s Time to Integrate New York’s Best Schools - The New York Times

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Nowhere is that work more important than New York City, where the school system is not only the nation’s largest but also its most segregated. Of all elite public high schools in the country, only New York’s use a single exam for admission.

Opinion | Calamity at a Brooklyn Jail - The New York Times

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Photo by: Stephen Speranza for The New York Times Locked away in dark and freezing cells with little heat for days, left to languish alone in the dead of winter — this is how the federal government of the United States thinks that it can treat the people in its care.

Opinion | The Presidency or Prison - The New York Times

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On Friday, federal prosecutors from the Southern District of New York filed a sentencing memorandum for Michael Cohen, Trump’s former lawyer, who is definitely a criminal. Opinion | The Presidency or Prison - The New York Times

Confronting Segregation in New York City Schools - The New York Times

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"Despite its polychromatic diversity, New York City has one of most deeply segregated school systems in the nation. Confronting Segregation in New York City Schools - The New York Times

Opinion | Why White People Need Blackface - The New York Times

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Similarly, Florida State Representative Anthony Sabatini, while a sophomore in high school, donned blackface, replete with a do-rag, gold chains, sunglasses and a New York Yankees cap. Opinion | Why White People Need Blackface - The New York Times