MusicTechPolicy Monthly Newsletter is Out!

Music Technology Policy

The MusicTechPolicy Monthly Newsletter for March is out! The email newsletter is free to subscribers of the MTP blog, so if you’d like to receive it once a month, please subscribe to the blog in the subscription box! This month is devoted to a single topic: What Congress can do about the tens of millions of address unknown NOIs being received by the Copyright Office.

MTP Monthly Newsletter for June is out!

Music Technology Policy

The MTPM newsletter is out! You can sign up for the free newsletter by subscribing to MusicTechPolicy This months topics are Pandora’s “Lowery Clause”, MTP’s endorsement of Rep. Jerry Nadler in his June 28 primary election, 15 Years of Failed Legacy Revenue Share Deals and a look at the Copyright Office Roundtables with MTP’s Rebecca Cusey interview.

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MusicTechPolicy Monthly Newsletter is out! Subscribe here!

Music Technology Policy

The latest email only MusicTechPolicy Monthly newsletter is out! Sign up by subscribing to this blog. This month we focus on Spotify board member Sean Parker’s revelations about how the social platforms like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram are all consciously based on addiction modalities.

TechnoLawyer Launches LitigationWorld Newsletter

Media Law

TechnoLawyer , the company that publishes a series of free e-newsletters devoted to legal technology and law practice management, today launched a new weekly newsletter, LitigationWorld. In addition, the newsletter will link to Gunning’s selections of the most important litigation articles published online during the previous week. The new newsletter is modeled on Blawgworld , a TechnoLawyer newsletter that highlights notable blog posts and legal articles each week.

Publication: Case Note on Aereo decision published in Texas State Bar Entertainment Law Section Newsletter

Gordon P. Firemark

Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo Place-and-Time-Shifting Technology. Case Note by Gordon Firemark. On June 25, the United States Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated ruling in American Broadcasting Co v. Aereo, Inc. handing a victory to Hollywood, and dealing a major blow to the respondent, a technology startup backed by media mogul Barry Diller.

Featured in another e-newsletter

Trademark, Copyright, and Entertainment Law Forum

for featuring an article of mine in a recent e-newsletter of theirs. I want to thank Frank Rotella and Rofami, Inc., link] "Valuable Trademark Tips from an Experienced Attorney" Thank you, Frank, for allowing me to share my expertise in this area. The Trademark, Copyright, and Entertainment Law Forum is written by Anthony Verna. Please note that it is for the discussion of recent developments in these areas of law. The forum is not a space for legal advice.

MusicTechPolicy Monthly Newsletter is Out! — Artist Rights Watch

Music Technology Policy

The MTPM newsletter is out! You can sign up for the free newsletter by subscribing to […]. via MusicTechPolicy Monthly Newsletter is Out! This months topics are Pandora’s “Lowery Clause”, MTP’s endorsement of Rep. Jerry Nadler in his June 28 primary election, 15 Years of Failed Legacy Revenue Share Deals and a look at the Copyright Office Roundtables with MTP’s Rebecca Cusey interview. Artist Rights Watch

MTP Newsletter: Special Edition: Mr. Pandora Goes to K Street

Music Technology Policy

The MTP Monthly Newsletter is out with “Special Issue: Mr. Pandora Goes to K Street”! Sign up here in the sign up box. Thanks

In-House Counsel Value Client Alerts and Newsletters over Blogs

Media Law

Corporate counsel find more value in law firm client alerts and practice group newsletters than in blogs, according to a survey published this week. When corporate counsel were asked what types of law firm-generated content they found most valuable, 77 percent said client alerts and 76 percent said practice group newsletters, while only 35 percent […]. The post In-House Counsel Value Client Alerts and Newsletters over Blogs appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

EMAIL DELIVERY MOVED. Re-Subscribe Please

Gordon P. Firemark

By now, you should have received a new opt-in request, as I’m switching over to the Aweber.com email service for my newsletter. P.S. If you’re thinking of starting an email newsletter or marketing campaign, aweber.com is a great solution. I’ve now turned off email delivery via feedburner.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about BigLaw, Delivered to Your Desktop

Media Law

The folks at TechnoLawyer have reworked and relaunched BigLaw, their free weekly email newsletter that endeavors to cover all things BigLaw. The newsletter now covers what TechnoLawyer calls the […]. Do you work in BigLaw? Wish you did? Or just happen to be a junkie for news about large law firms? If so, here’s your fix. The post Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about BigLaw, Delivered to Your Desktop appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General

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

Gordon P. Firemark

You can get a copy by subscribing to our e-newsletter, using the form below. 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. Then, last year, President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law, and the SEC has finally issued the regulations to implement the act.

Changes to email subcriptions coming soon!

Gordon P. Firemark

Readers who’ve subscribed to receive these blog updates via email will soon be receiving a new opt-in request, as I’m switching over to the Aweber.com email service for my newsletter. I’ll shortly be discontinuing email delivery via feedburner. So, if you would like to continue receiving my Entertainment Law News updates (or if you haven’t been [.]. Related posts: Email subscription problems

Updates in Railroad Employee Liability Law

The Legal Satyricon

The Committee’s Spring 2015 Newsletter is out. by Jay Marshall Wolman In addition to my usual lawyerly activities, I am also a Vice Chair of the Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Law Committee of the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section. Probably the longest line on my resume. I contributed an article […].

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September issue of MusicTechPolicy Monthly is out!

Music Technology Policy

We publish a subscription only monthly newsletter (called, strangely enough, MusicTechPolicy Monthly) that uses content that is not previously published on MTP. If you subscribe to this blog in the subscription sign up widget, you will also be subscribing to the newsletter. This month’s edition is on the PROTECT IP Act and includes opinion by Mike McCurry and Mark McKinnon, Robert Levine, Luke Ebbin, Terry Hart and Chris Castle.

Comparing Fax-to-Email Services: eFax v. Maxemail

Media Law

In a recent issue of the email newsletter TechnoLawyer Answers, a lawyer asked about the easiest way to transition from a physical fax machine to a service that delivers faxes by email. Harold Burstyn, a lawyer and computer science professor, recommended the free version of eFax. This surprised me, primarily because I thought eFax no […]. The post Comparing Fax-to-Email Services: eFax v. Maxemail appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General

Using Film Clips in Movie Reviews – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

Gordon P. Firemark

And you get subscribed to my free email newsletter, where I provide all kinds of other free, useful information. AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: www.firemark.com. Brief Explanation of Fair Use. YouTube’s Strike Policy. Tim wrote in with a question about his movie reviews channel on YouTube. I’m Entertainment Lawyer Gordon Firemark, and this is Asked and Answered, where I answer your questions, so you can take your business in entertainment and media to the next level!

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Get a discount on Crowdfunding Bootcamp October 9-11

Gordon P. Firemark

As an affiliate of the Crowdfunding Bootcamp, I’ve been able to arrange a 10% discount for readers of my blog and newsletter, and for listeners of the Entertainment Law Update Podcast. Producers of independent films, theatre productions, web series and musical projects can learn how to use crowdfunding to finance their ventures. Readers of this blog can get a ten percent discount on the upcoming CrowdFunding Bootcamp being held at Lake Las Vegas October 9-11. Read on for details.

August Edition of MTP Monthly is out!

Music Technology Policy

Remember, the monthly newsletter is subscription only, so please sign up at MusicTechPolicyMonthly.com The August edition of Music Tech Policy Monthly is out featuring the MTP interview with indie film makers Jason Stall and Topper McDaniel about indie film making in the age of piracy, a continuation of 20 Questions for New Artists, featured artist Slowtrain from Austin and the other regular features.

Fulbright Program Now Taking Applications

Media Law Prof Blog

For monthly updates, write us at outreach@cies.iie.org for a complimentary subscription to The Fulbright Scholar News, an electronic newsletter. From March to August 1, 2009, U.S.faculty and professionals are invited to apply for *Fulbright scholar grants at www.cies.org. The Fulbright

Comparing Fax-to-Email Services: eFax v. Maxemail

Media Law

In a recent issue of the email newsletter TechnoLawyer Answers, a lawyer asked about the easiest way to transition from a physical fax machine to a service that delivers faxes by email. Harold Burstyn, a lawyer and computer science professor, recommended the free version of eFax. This surprised me, primarily because I thought eFax no […]. The post Comparing Fax-to-Email Services: eFax v. Maxemail appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General

MTP Monthly is Coming Tomorrow with Exclusive Interview with @theblakemorgan on I Respect Music.org campaign and more

Music Technology Policy

Sign up for all the goods on #IRespectMusic and the first edition of our 5th year of operating the newsletter starting tomorrow Our friend Blake Morgan (@theblakemorgan on Twitter) has started a movement with his Huffington Post article Art and Music Are Professions Worth Fighting for.

That’s why we can’t have nice things….

The Legal Satyricon

The organization published an opinion piece in its newsletter criticizing the city, so the [.]. The City of Escondido, California, had to pay $20,000 to settle a First Amendment claim. The Center for Social Advocacy (CSA) used to have a contract with the city worth about $26,000 a year to provide fair housing services to Escondido. First Amendment

Research Platform ‘Cadwalader Cabinet’ Gets Full-Text Case Law through Fastcase Partnership

Media Law

Through the partnership, which Cadwalader and Fastcase are announcing today, the content available to those who subscribe to the Cabinet platform or newsletter will include custom links that will enable them to view full-text case law from Fastcase’s legal research library. Starting today, the Cabinet’s more than 17,000 active daily newsletter readers will receive direct access to the case law supplementing the Cabinet’s statutory and regulatory materials.

The Equifax Breach, and what you should do to protect your credit

Gordon P. Firemark

While this post is not, strictly speaking, on the “Entertainment Law” beat, several clients asked me about it, and I addressed their concerns in my e-newsletter (sign up in the sidebar). On recommendation from a friend, I'm reposting it here as a service to readers. DISCLAIMER : I'm not a data-security expert, and the above should not be considered legal advice. This is not an exhaustive list of recommendations.

TechnoLawyer Picks the Year’s Top Tech Products

Media Law

The top 25 are selected based on clicks by readers of TechnoLawyer’s TL NewsWire newsletter, a weekly […] The post TechnoLawyer Picks the Year’s Top Tech Products appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Transporter, a device that lets lawyers set up their own private cloud for secure file storage, has been named as the year’s top new product for lawyers in TechnoLawyer’s listing of the top 25 new products and services.

TechnoLawyer Names Its Top 10 Products of 2020

Media Law

As it has almost every year since 2011, the legal technology newsletter TechnoLawyer has published its picks for the top products of the year.

Using Film Clips in Movie Reviews – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered SaveApply changes

Gordon P. Firemark

And you get subscribed to my free email newsletter, where I provide all kinds of other free, useful information. AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: www.firemark.com. Brief Explanation of Fair Use. YouTube’s Strike Policy. Tim wrote in with a question about his movie reviews channel on YouTube. I’m Entertainment Lawyer Gordon Firemark, and this is Asked and Answered, where I answer your questions, so you can take your business in entertainment and media to the next level!

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The First Amendment is for Christians Only

The Legal Satyricon

To make sure that everyone knows about it, the school principal, LArry Davis put out a newsletter supporting the prayer meetings. Oh Flori-duh, you never fail to amuse. Clay County Pastor, Ron Baker of Russell Baptist Church in Green Cover Springs, FL holds weekly prayer sessions near the Clay Hill Elementary school’s flagpole. source) That’s [.]. church and state Civil Liberties First Amendment

New Blog Serves as Training Hub for Minnesota Judges, Trial Lawyers

Media Law

has published the email newsletter “Minnesota Judicial Training Updates,” in which he provides short, easy-to-read articles about concepts every judge and attorney should understand. Since 2010, Alan F. Pendleton, a district judge for Anoka County, Minn., The emails were sent to some 85 percent of the state’s judges, as well as to many attorneys. Over the […].

Personal Email Management Service Settles FTC Charges over Allegedly Deceptive Statements to Consumers over Its Access and Use of Subscribers’ Email Accounts

New Media and Technology Law

Don’t worry, this is just to watch for those pesky newsletters, we’ll never touch your personal stuff”). This week, the FTC entered into a proposed settlement with Unrollme Inc. Unrollme”), a free personal email management service that offers to assist consumers in managing the flood of subscription emails in their inboxes.

Victory in Europe: The Two Years War over the Copyright Directive has Begun

Music Technology Policy

[This post originally appeared in the MusicTechPolicy Monthly Newsletter.]. If you’ve heard about the new copyright law in Europe, you’ve probably heard that the new rules with either break the Internet or bring Big Tech to heel. I’d suggest neither proposition is true but not for the reasons you might think.

Must Read Op-Ed by AFM President Ray Hair Lays it Down on the Shadowy Naxos Deal with Pandora

Music Technology Policy

The two big points that aren’t getting discussed is the Pandora special “steering payola” that Naxos and Pandora refused to discuss with the RAIN Newsletter. Originally posted on The Trichordist : As we posted, there are very few details about the recent direct deal between Naxos Records and Pandora.

Mass “Address Unknown” NOI Loophole Continue Apace With Growing International Implications

Music Technology Policy

[Editor Charlie sez: This post first appeared in the MusicTechPolicy Monthly Newsletter. Subscribe by signing up for MTP by email.]. As we have reported a number of times this year, Amazon, Spotify, Google, Pandora, iHeart, Loudr and others are taking advantage of the compulsory license loophole that allows these companies to file tens of millions of address unknown “notices of intention” to rely on the compulsory license for songs in the Copyright Act.

Blog Covers Endangered Species and Wetlands Law

Media Law

Edited by Steve Davies , ESWR started as a print newsletter in 1995, moved to the Web in 1997, and ultimately became a blog. I usually write about new resources of interest to the legal community, but here is one that has been around since 1995 – although as a blog only since 2010. The Endangered Species & Wetlands Report is a blog that covers the Endangered Species Act and federal laws to protect wetlands.

Welcome to the Proskauer New Media and Technology Law Blog

New Media and Technology Law

Proskauer's TMC Practice Group also publishes a New Media, Technology and the Law monthly newsletter. If you are not already a subscriber, you may opt in to receive the Newsletter. Welcome to the Proskauer New Media and Technology Law blog, presented by Proskauer Rose's Technology, Media and Communications Law practice group.

Fair Pay, Fair Fight: Will the Circle Be Unbroken for Artist Airplay Royalties?

Music Technology Policy

A version of this post first appeared in MusicTechPolicy Monthly newsletter.). The Music Modernization Act brought fairness to pre-72 artists who waited 20 years for the government to confirm what everyone knew—that non interactive digital music services like Pandora and Sirius should be paying them performance royalties like everyone else.

Mystery Redaction in Spotify Filing for Eight Mile Style Lawsuit

Music Technology Policy

As MTP readers will recall (especially newsletter readers), Spotify is being sued in Nashville by the publishers of a good chunk of Eminem’s extremely popular catalogs (on albums each streamed over 1 billion times on Spotify according to the press). “We never get accustomed to being less important to other people than they are to us.”. Holly Martins in The Third Man by Graham Greene.

@artistrights: As Predicted, Google Refuses to Comply with EU Copyright Directive #ThisIsWhatMonopolyLooksLike

Music Technology Policy

According to Emmanuel Legrand’s excellent newsletter, Google is refusing to pay French news publishers for free-riding on their expensive news when delivered in Google’s massive monopoly on news aka search results: French minister of culture Franck Riester was particularly incensed by Google’s decision. “I Journalist enemy #1.

What Have You Done For You Lately? (talk to your distributor)

The Digital Lowdown

Plain and simple advice: send out a newsletter/PR at least once a month with some update on your band, album, label, etc. At BFM, we are selective about the content that we represent. We have no automatic signup. You can't just pay $35 and get your album sent out to the world. Our policy reflects an intentional commitment to represent quality content. In essence we fulfill the traditional role of an A&R department.

Legal Issues for Digital Audio Companies – A Presentation

Broadcast Law Blog

This week, I was given 15 minutes at the RAIN (Radio and Internet Newsletter) Summit in Nashville to summarize all of the legal issues that are important to digital audio companies including webcasters and podcasters. While getting everything into a presentation that short entailed some speed talking and the briefest description of many very complicated issues, I hope that I was able to at least outline issues about which companies should be cognizant.

The Time to Hesitate is Through: Amazon’s Thievery Requires Decisive Action

Music Technology Policy

Emmanuel Legrand reports in his excellent newsletter that: Music industry trade group the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has asked the US government for tougher measures against infringers, in particular in the online marketplace.

More than 80 percent of hospitalized covid-19 patients in Georgia were African American, study finds - The Washington Post

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Sign up for our Coronavirus Updates newsletter to track the outbreak. All stories linked in the newsletter are free to access. " Barry Lennon, operating partner of J. Christopher’s restaurant in Brookhaven, Ga., hangs up signs Monday promoting dine-in service after Gov. Brian Kemp (R) allowed some nonessential businesses to reopen. Jessica Mcgowan/Getty Images) "As Georgia Gov.