FCC Commissioner O'Rielly's Statement on the Sinclair/Tribune HDO

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FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly's statement on the Sinclair/Tribune Hearing Designation Order (HDO

Statements of FCC Commissioners Regarding Expansion of the Spectrum

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FCC Chair Tom Wheeler's statement regarding the expansion of the spectrum through incentive auctions. Commissioner Clyburn's statement. Commissioner Pai's statement. Commissioner O'Rielly's statement. Statement of the FCC regarding decision to promote competition

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FCC Commissioner Statements On Lifting of "Blackout" Rule

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Statement of FCC Chair Tom Wheeler Statement of Commissioner Mignon Clyburn Statement of Commissioner Jessica Rosenworczel Statement of Commissioner Ajit Pai Statement of Commissioner Michael O''Rielly

Eros Beats Investor Suit Over Statements About Streaming Platform

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The company touted 30 million users for Eros Now. The judge rules it was never said they were "meaningful" users. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

Opening Statements Could Lead to "Stairway to Heaven" Mistrial

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There's a dispute over whether a video played was properly submitted as evidence. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online

Colorado Newspaper Mulls Defamation Lawsuit Against State Legislator Over "Fake News" Twitter Statement @Samantha Barbas @DailySentinelGJ

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Via @Samantha Barbas The Washington Post reports that the (Grand Junction, Colorado) GJ Sentinel is ready to take Colorado State Senator Ray Scott to court over his statement that it prints "fake news."

Blogger Retracts "Escort" Statements About Melania Trump, Settles Suit

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Variety reports that Melania Trump has come to a settlement with Maryland blogger Webster Tarpley who alleged that she had worked as an escort. Mr. Tarpley acknowledged that his writing was defamatory, according to the Variety article, saying that "I

FCC Chair Issues Statement On Individual Who Threatened Representative Katko Regarding Vote On Net Neutrality

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FCC Chair Ajit Pai issued a statement on November 30, 2017 regarding criminal charges that federal prosecutors have issued against an individual who has allegedly made threats against John Katko (R-NY), who represents New York's 24th District.

Harvard’s Statement on Ravel Law’s Acquisition By LexisNexis Confirms Continued Public Access to Cases

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The post Harvard’s Statement on Ravel Law’s Acquisition By LexisNexis Confirms Continued Public Access to Cases appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. As I reported yesterday, LexisNexis has acquired legal-research start-up Ravel Law. One of Ravel’s most significant projects over the past two years has been its collaboration with Harvard Law School to digitize Harvard’s entire collection of U.S.

Does Jared Kushner’s statement offer clarity? | MSNBC

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Does Jared Kushner’s statement offer clarity? MSNBC

Website Marketing Statements: The Achilles’Heel to CDA Protection?

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July 24, 2014), the plaintiff brought state law claims for unfair competition and false advertising alleging that Yelp engaged in false advertising based upon marketing statements stating that user reviews passed through a filter that gave consumers “the most trusted reviews” and only “suppresse[d] a small portion of reviews.”. Online Commerce Online Content CDA immunity CDA Section 230 consumer review websites marketing statements

FTC Issues Enforcement Policy Statement on Native Advertising in New Media

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Following up on its findings, in December 2015, the agency released its Enforcement Policy Statement on Deceptively Formatted Advertisements , which lays out the general principles the Commission considers in determining whether any particular ad format is deceptive and violates the FTC Act. According to the Policy Statement, under FTC principles, advertisers cannot use “deceptive door openers” to induce consumers to view advertising content.

Hulk Hogan, Gawker Make Opening Statements in Sex Tape Trial

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A Florida jury gets to decide whether a Gawker post crossed the line between free speech and an unfair privacy intrusion. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Culture Tech Business THR Online Hulk Hogan

Bill Cosby Accusers Ask Court to Rule He Admitted Liability for Spokespersons' Statements

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A new motion takes issue with Cosby's cursory responses to a defamation lawsuit. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

A Statement From The Hollywood Reporter

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edit@hollywoodreporter.com (THR staff) read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business

Fox News Battles Lindsay Lohan in Court Over Statement Her Mom Is An "Enabler"

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Lohan worries that Fox News audiences got the overall impression she "might become the next celebrity to join the obituary list." read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

Trump attorney fed statement to publicist for Russians about Trump Tower meeting | US news | The Guardian

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One of the attorneys gave an entire prepared statement to a publicist for the Russian businessman who requested the meeting, and said it “would be our preference” if he did not say anything else to the press. Collusion anyone?

New York Court Rules "Gay" Statement Not Slanderous Per Se

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A New York state appellate court has ruled that the statement that someone is gay is not slanderous per se. In doing so, the court overruled the Matherson v. Marcello ("Good Rats") case of 1984. Citing among others the Lawrence

NAACP | NAACP STATEMENT ON PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

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"Baltimore, MD – NAACP National President and CEO Cornell William Brooks issued the following statement regarding the results of the 2016 presidential election: “Even as we extend our congratulations to President-Elect Donald J. NAACP | NAACP STATEMENT ON PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

The Constitutionality of False Statements of Fact

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Mark Tushnet, Harvard Law School, has published 'Telling Me Lies': The Constitutionality of Regulating False Statements of Fact as Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 11-02. Here is the abstract. Using recent decisions dealing with the constitutionality of the Stolen

The DACA recipients interning in Congress: ‘Just being here is a statement' - The Washington Post

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The DACA recipients interning in Congress: ‘Just being here is a statement' - The Washington Post

FCC Chair's Statement On Broadband Consumers and Internet Congestion

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From the FCC news release: “For some time now we have been talking about protecting Internet consumers. At the heart of this is whether Internet Service Providers (ISPs) that provide connectivity in the final mile to the home can advantage

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FCC Acting Chair Mignon Clyburn Releases Statement To Staff

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STATEMENT FROM FCC ACTING CHAIRWOMAN MIGNON CLYBURN TO STAFF “By now you may have heard, that President Obama has asked me to serve as Acting Chair of the FCC, pending the confirmation of Tom Wheeler. I wish to express my

Statement of APA President Regarding the Traumatic Effects of Separating Immigrant Families

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Statement of APA President Regarding the Traumatic Effects of Separating Immigrant Families

Former "Apprentice" contestant Summer Zervos reads her statement

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Donald Trump Jr.’s stunningly incriminating statement to the New York Times - The Washington Post

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Smoking gun number 2 analysis "In a statement on Sunday, Donald Trump Jr. Her statements were vague, ambiguous and made no sense. s statement is an attempt to minimize the value of what the lawyer actually told him.

FCC Chair Wheeler's Statement on Oversight of the Commission, Delivered to House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

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Link to FCC Chair Tom Wheeler's statement on Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission, delivered to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, U.S.

SPLC statement on DeVos’ suggestion that schools can report undocumented students to ICE | Southern Poverty Law Center

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Via.) SPLC statement on DeVos’ suggestion that schools can report undocumented students to ICE | Southern Poverty Law Center "The SPLC strongly opposes the suggestion this week by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that schools can report undocumented students to U.S.

Full Indie Label Statement on YouTube DMCA Abuse and Bully Boy Tactics

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WIN YouTube statement. Statements of support have so far been received from organisations in the following countries. Talk about DMCA abuse! Some people don’t deserve a safe harbor when they turn it into a minefield. YOUTUBE ISSUES CONTENT BLOCKING THREATS TO INDEPENDENT LABELS. WIN Raises Concerns About New Music Streaming Agreements. Talks Between the Two Parties Yield No Significant Results.

PayPal Statement on New York Times Investigation

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Statement on New York Times Investigation PayPal describes how it was pressures by the U.S. government Department of State to withhold payments to the New York Times as a result of it publishing articles supplied by Wikileaks. This governmental action is in direct violation of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the Pentagon Papers case. John H. Armwood

A Tribe Called Quest showed the Grammys how political statements are done (VIDEO).

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A Tribe Called Quest showed the Grammys how political statements are done (VIDEO).

Rep. Jerry Nadler’s Statement Calling for Fair Treatment Under Copyright

Music Technology Policy

Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), the Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, delivered an opening statement at the hearing on “Music Licensing Under Title 17 Part One.”. The following is the full text of Congressman Nadler’s opening statement (as prepared for delivery): “Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding this hearing on ‘Music Licensing Under Title 17,’ as part of the committee’s comprehensive copyright review.

ACLU Statement on President's Guantánamo Comments

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We couldn''t agree more with President Obama''s statement that the ''idea that we would still maintain forever a group of individuals who have not been tried – that is contrary to who we are, it is contrary to our interests, and it needs to stop.''" ACLU Statement on President''s Guantánamo Comments NEW YORK – At a press briefing today, President Obama restated his belief that the prison at Guantánamo should be closed. Anthony D.

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Standard of Review in Defamation and False Statements Cases

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Tung Yin, Lewis & Clark Law School, has published Independent Appellate Review of Knowledge of Falsity in Defamation and False Statements Cases, at 15 Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law 330 (2011). Here is the abstract. Although we are used to

FCC Chair Tom Wheeler's Statement on Open Internet Rules

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From FCC.gov. In its Verizon v. FCC decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit invited the Commission to act to preserve a free and open Internet. I intend to accept that invitation by proposing

EC: Commission sends Statement of Objections to Google on Android operating system and applications

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The Commission’s concerns are outlined in a Statement of Objections addressed to Google and its parent company, Alphabet. Sending a Statement of Objections does not prejudge the outcome of the investigation. The European Commission has informed Google of its preliminary view that the company has, in breach of EU antitrust rules, abused its dominant position by imposing restrictions on Android device manufacturers and mobile network operators.

French Actress Sues Magazine Over Its Statements About Alleged Affair

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Julie Gayet, the actress named as the other party in Closer magazine''s article about French President Francois Hollande''s affair, is now suing the magazine. She is alleging invasion of privacy and asking 54,000 Euros (50,000 for the privacy invasion and

The Nashville Statement Is an Attack on L.G.B.T. Christians - The New York Times

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The Nashville Statement, released by the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood on Tuesday, says that only heterosexuality is permissible, calls people born with intersex conditions “disordered,” derides transgender identities as “transgenderism” and makes clear that anyone who is an L.G.B.T. The Nashville Statement Is an Attack on L.G.B.T. Incredibly ignorant and bigoted. No wonder these neanderthals support Trump.

Daily Kos: Was Police Report changed to fit Zimmerman's statement?

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Daily Kos: Was Police Report changed to fit Zimmerman's statement

'Millionaire' trial update: Opening statements; Smith testifies; Silverman next; first 'final answer' joke

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Opening statements were today in the long-awaited $250 million trial over profits from the hit game show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire." By Matthew Belloni Disney and Celador are finally getting their day in court. The jury—five women, four.

Acting Commissioner Clyburn's Statement On Nomination of Mike O'Rielly To FCC

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Statement of Acting Chairwoman Clyburn on the Nomination NEWS Federal Communications Commission 445 12th Street, S.W. Washington, D. 20554 This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action.

What Can Songwriters Do: Copyright Office Comment Period Ends Today for Mechanical Royalty Statements of Account

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Reblogged from The Trichordist: The Copyright Office public comment period for statements of account on mechanical royalties closes tonight, so there’s still time for songwriters to post comments about the proposed regulations. The new regulations apply to the license that some services like Spotify rely on for on-demand streaming as well as the new categories of statutory licenses that the Copyright Royalty Judges are expected to approve any day now. .

CosmoLex Adds Automated Bank Reconciliation, Importing of Bank and Credit Card Statements, and Third-Party Integration Platform

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Key highlights of this new version are the ability to import bank and credit card statements and automation of the month-end reconciliation process. The post CosmoLex Adds Automated Bank Reconciliation, Importing of Bank and Credit Card Statements, and Third-Party Integration Platform appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Being released today is a new version 3.3 of cloud practice management platform CosmoLex.