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.

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

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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

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.

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.

#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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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 | Surviving a Criminal Presidency - The New York Times

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Photo by: Sarah Silbiger/The New York Times It is very possible that the president of the United States is a criminal. As The New York Times pointed out on Saturday, prosecutors have “effectively accused the president of defrauding voters, questioning the legitimacy of his victory.”

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.

Opinion | Portraits From a Caravan - The New York Times

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Photographs by Russell Monk for The New York Times Marina and Kenny are from Honduras. Photographs by Russell Monk for The New York Times." Opinion | Portraits From a Caravan - The New York Times

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.

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

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

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.

Opinion | ‘His Dirty Deeds’ - The New York Times

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He’s a very smart person,” Mr. Trump told The New York Post in 2007, after Mr. Cohen began buying units in Trump buildings. Opinion | ‘His Dirty Deeds’ - The New York Times

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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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"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.

New York State of Mind

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Opinion | The Racism Inside Fire Departments - The New York Times

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Complaints come from liberal bastions including New York City, where just last year seven African-American employees of the Fire Department filed a lawsuit over “a broad pattern of racial discrimination.”

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 | None of Us Deserve Citizenship - The New York Times

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She was part of a widely publicized Central American caravan and traveled more than 2,000 miles from Honduras propelled by the dream of giving her new baby, as well as her 3-year-old son, a life free from the violence and grinding poverty she endured back home.

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

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

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N.Y. Attorney General Sues Trump Foundation Over Self-Dealing - The New York Times

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Attorney General Sues Trump Foundation Over Self-Dealing - The New York Times

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 | When Judges Defy the Supreme Court - The New York Times

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The court is the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, based in New Orleans and covering Texas and Mississippi along with Louisiana. Opinion | When Judges Defy the Supreme Court - 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

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

Trump Won’t Commit to Making Mueller Report Public - The New York Times

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Trump Won’t Commit to Making Mueller Report Public - The New York Times WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.

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Opinion | Kamala Harris, Progressive Prosecutor - The New York Times

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Opinion | Kamala Harris, Progressive Prosecutor - The New York Times"A civil rights advocate, taking issue with an Op-Ed article, defends the senator’s record. To the Editor: Re Lara Bazelon’s Op-Ed article about Senator Kamala Harris’s prosecutorial record (nytimes.com, Jan. 17): As a civil rights and racial justice and juvenile justice advocate in the Bay Area for more than 20 years, I would like to shed some light on Senator Kamala Harris’s record as a progressive prosecutor.

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.

A Home After Prison - The New York Times

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A Home After Prison - The New York Times

Hulk Hogan's Lead Lawyer Explains How His Team Beat "Arrogant," "Defiant" Gawker (Guest Column)

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The Business Business THR Weekly Magazine Hulk Hogan New York IssueFresh from a $140 million verdict, the wrestler’s lead attorney Charles Harder reveals his winning strategy, the mistakes Nick Denton made and the crazy backstory behind a surreal (and influential) trial. read more.

Opinion | Trump’s Potent Toxicity - The New York Times

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As The New York Times reported on Saturday: “According to an annual report by the Anti-Defamation League issued earlier this year, the number of reported anti-Semitic incidents in the United States surged 57 percent in 2017, the largest rise in a single year since the A.D.L.

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Saudi Arabia Says Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed in Consulate Fight - The New York Times

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Saudi Arabia Says Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed in Consulate Fight - The New York Times " (Via.)

Scandal-Ridden Scoundrel - The New York Times

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Every day we wake up to either a new scandal or several lingering ones. Scandal-Ridden Scoundrel - The New York TimesBy Charles Blow "Donald Trump has turned the political world upside down, again and again, like a kid flipping a coin.

Opinion | Affirmative Action Spectacle - The New York Times

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Photo by: Doug Mills/The New York Times Affirmative action is a thorny issue, an imperfect tool to push society toward more perfect equality. Opinion | Affirmative Action Spectacle - The New York TimesBy Charles M.

Wrongly Convicted Man Receives $18.6 Million in Lawsuit Against NYC - BV Black Spin

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million yesterday by a New York City federal jury. He was convicted in 1985, according to a New York Post report, for rape but never gave up on proving his innocence. Wrongly Convicted Man Receives $18.6

Opinion | ‘It’s an Exodus’ - The New York Times

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Opinion | ‘It’s an Exodus’ - The New York Times "CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico — The long line of men and women waded into the muddy waters of the Suchiate River. Holding onto a rope, they pulled themselves over the invisible line dividing Guatemala and Mexico.