Client Alert – Scammers targeting California Business Entities.

Gordon P. Firemark

The Secretary of State of California has sent out a consumer alert to warn California businesses about a scam operation. If you receive a letter requesting that you submit $49.50 along with a form, etc.

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AMC's 'Fear the Walking Dead' Is Target of Copyright Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Mel Smith alleges the second season was a rip-off of his zombie comic series, "Dead Ahead." read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

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Weinstein Co. Board Members Targeted in Racketeering Class Action

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The new case follows a similar action, which has stalled thanks to the bankruptcy of TWC. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online The Weinstein Company

Donald Trump's 'Apprentice' Royalties Targeted in Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

It's alleged that Trump is receiving money from iterations of the show shown by foreign government-owned broadcasters. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

Ed Sheeran-Penned Song for Tim McGraw Is Target of Copyright Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Two Australians assert that "The Rest of Our Life" is blatant copying and say it's hardly a coincidence that the musician who performed their own work is in a relationship with a Sony executive tasked with marketing the defendants' song. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music Business THR Online

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MPAA Targets MovieTube Websites in New Piracy Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Legal action calls for ad service providers, social media services and others to stop facilitating websites streaming movies still in theaters. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

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Toronto Actress Targets Harvey Weinstein, Disney in Sexual Assault Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Disney responds, "There is absolutely no legal basis for this claim against The Walt Disney Company and we will defend against it vigorously." read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online The Walt Disney Company autoplay

Borgesius on Data Protection Regulation and Behavioral Targeting

Media Law Prof Blog

Zuiderveen Borgesius, University of Amsterdam, IViR Institute for Information law (IViR), has published Singling Out People Without Knowing Their Names – Behavioural Targeting, Pseudonymous Data, and the New Data Protection Regulation. Frederik J.

Do Sacha Baron Cohen's Targets Have a Shot at Winning a Lawsuit? (Guest Column)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Sacha Baron Cohen’s cinematic exploits as Ali G, Borat, and Brüno have been a lightning rod for litigation.

Boycott Target – Flashmob Protest

The Legal Satyricon

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Al Jazeera Targets YouTube "Pirate" to Comply with Egyptian Ban

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Two Egyptians are hauled into California federal court by the Qatari-based news org. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Tech Business THR Online

Greek Reporters Become Targets Of Bombs

Media Law Prof Blog

Five Greek reporters have been targeted by bombs recently. From the New York Times: anger over the financial problems in Greece has apparently turned against journalists reporting on the problem. More here

Superman lawyer now targeting Fox's 'Percy Jackson'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Matthew Belloni EXCLUSIVE: Controversial copyright attorney Marc Toberoff has found his next iconic target: Percy Jackson. Toberoff, currently involved in the smackdown of all smackdowns with Warner Bros. over the Superman franchise, has filed suit in New York on.

Disney's 'Frozen' Trailer Targeted in Copyright Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The creator of an animated short says Disney teased its blockbuster by misappropriating her own work. read more. Movies THR Online THR, Esq. Frozen Business

Journalist Targeted by Fox News Anchor Threatens Sanctions If $50M Suit Isn't Dropped

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Bolling is suing following his suspension from Fox News amid allegations of sexual harassment. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

Hollywood Docket: Class Action Lawsuit Targets Pandora

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

edit@hollywoodreporter.com (Eriq Gardner) A round-up of lawsuits, decisions and other legal news in Hollywood read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business

Viacom Targeted by Mom Suing Disney Over Kids Apps

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The suit claims Nickelodeon's Llama Spit Spit and SpongeBob Bubble Party apps are illegally tracking children. read more. THR, Esq. Tech Tech Business THR Online Nickelodeon Viacom

'Turn Down for What' Becomes Latest Target for 'Blurred Lines' Lawyer

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Lil Jon and DJ Snake misappropriated Freddie GZ's song, alleges a lawsuit filed on Thursday. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music Business THR Online

ACLU to Coal Baron Targeting John Oliver: "You Can't Sue People for Being Mean to You, Bob."

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The civil rights group throws HBO some support in defense of a defamation lawsuit. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

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How ICE Picks Its Targets in the Surveillance Age - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

How were the officers picking their targets? It is very likely that Díaz was already a target when she posted the piñata, very likely that ICE already knew her full name and address and license-plate number and social-media handles, had mapped out her family members’ names, their social-media handles. two hours from the peninsula, gathering intelligence and building target lists, some for daily operations, some for nationwide raids like those Trump repeatedly advertised last summer.

Conan O'Brien Targeted in Lawsuit Claiming He Lifted Jokes from Twitter

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Robert Kaseberg says his jokes about Tom Brady, Caitlyn Jenner, airlines and the Washington Monument made it into the late night host's monologue. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Business THR Online

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As Neota Logic Rolls Out Platform Upgrade, New CEO Targets Growth

Media Law

We need to get our marketing more targeted.” Artificial intelligence company Neota Logic today rolled out version 9.2

A History of Crushing Dissent: Before Khashoggi, Saudis Targeted Feminis.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Trump Rollbacks Target Offshore Rules ‘Written With Human Blood’ - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Trump Rollbacks Target Offshore Rules ‘Written With Human Blood’ - The New York Times " (Via.).

Trump Admin Targets Immigrants Using Food Stamps & Medicaid & Puts Milli.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Class Action Targets Ashley Madison Over Lack of Real Women on Cheating Site

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A hack seems to have revealed many "fembots." Can that be used in court? read more. THR, Esq. The Business Culture Business THR Online

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Appeals Court Burns Defamation Lawsuit Targeting 'American Hustle' Microwave Scene

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Reversing the trial judge, the California appeals court holds the 2013 film to be a "farce" and says viewers will hardly trust what Jennifer Lawrence says in the David O. Russell picture. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

Susan Wojcicki’s YouTube targets teens and pre-teens–and it’s a total #FAIL

Music Technology Policy

Wojcicki’s grand plan for targeting…I mean protecting…your children. According to The Information : YouTube is reaching out to video producers to gauge their interest in producing child-oriented content.

Justice Department Targets AT&T, DirecTV in Antitrust Lawsuit Over L.A. Dodgers TV Negotiations

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The action comes just as AT&T is to submit its $85 billion proposed acquisition of Time Warner to regulators. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

Advertising for E-Cigs – Concerns about Targeting Children

Broadcast Law Blog

On this last issue, as the New York Times wrote yesterday , the FDA has taken some aggressive regulatory actions against e-cig manufacturers (in particular, manufacturer Juul ) and issued warnings that, if they cannot show that they are not targeting children with their products, they may be forced off the market. E-cig advertising has been one of those areas where broadcasters and other media companies have been looking warily at the potential for regulatory intervention.

Andrea Tantaros Lawsuit Targets Five Executives at Fox News for Retaliation

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The former Fox News host claims she was subjected to harassment by Bill O'Reilly and, especially, Roger Ailes, and that others bullied and humiliated her. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

Trump hints at DOJ targeting his opponent - an illegal act | MSNBC

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Trump hints at DOJ targeting his opponent - an illegal act | MSNBC

Associated Press Targets George Zimmerman's Painting

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Trayvon Martin''s shooter has his eye on a Florida prosecutor. The AP has its eye on him. read more. The Business THR Online THR, Esq. Business

Lawsuit Targets Big Political Super PAC for Infringing Paul Anka Song

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The songwriter behind "Times of Your Life" is suing Club for Growth Action. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Music Business THR Online

Conan targets NBC lawyers in tour opener

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Given the attorney hours spent negotiating Conan O'Brien's exit from NBC, we're not shocked that his "Legally Prohibited from Being Funny on Television" tour started with a bunch of potshots at NBC and its lawyers. THR's Erik Pedersen was there.

The Fourth Circuit's Audience Targeting Test For Personal Jurisdiction In Internet Defamation Cases

Media Law Prof Blog

Sarah Ludington, Campbell University School of Law, Duke University School of Law, has published Aiming at the Wrong Target: The 'Audience Targeting' Test for Personal Jurisdiction in Internet Defamation Cases, at 73 Ohio State Law Journal. Here is the abstract

Movie trailers to target frivolous litigation

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner A legal drama is coming soon to a theater near you. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Legal Reform has enlisted movie theaters across the nation to convince audiences of the need for civil justice reform.

126 MHz Incentive Auction Clearing Target Set – Reverse Auction for TV Stations to Bid to Surrender their Spectrum to Wireless Users to Begin May 31

Broadcast Law Blog

This morning, the FCC released a Public Notice , announcing that the spectrum clearing target for the initial stage of the Incentive Auction will be 126 MHz. Broadcast Auctions Digital Television Incentive Auctions/Broadband Report Television clock rounds incentive auction clearing target reverse auction

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Predictive Policing: Using Technology to Target Crime

Media Law

Police in several major urban areas — most notably the Los Angeles Police Department — are turning to crime prediction software to aid in targeting rising crime rates. Based on algorithms used to predict earthquake aftershocks, these “predictive policing” programs forecast the highest risk times and places for crimes to occur.

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Predictive Policing: Using Technology to Target Crime

Media Law

Police in several major urban areas — most notably the Los Angeles Police Department — are turning to crime prediction software to aid in targeting rising crime rates. Based on algorithms used to predict earthquake aftershocks, these “predictive policing” programs forecast the highest risk times and places for crimes to occur.

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Google-backed Group Targets “Union Thugs”

Music Technology Policy

The Google-dominated NetCoalition lobbying group is run by this man: This is Markham Erickson, who, in another life, might have auditioned for Paul Revere & The Raiders. This time, though, Markham Erickson’s NetCoalition is distributing hate pieces on ”union thugs”

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Pro-Trump corp targets local news stations as propaganda outlets | MSNBC

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Pro-Trump corp targets local news stations as propaganda outlets | MSNBC

Russian propagandists targeted African Americans to influence 2016 US election | US news | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Russian online propagandists aggressively targeted African Americans during the 2016 US election campaign to suppress votes for Hillary Clinton and help Donald Trump, according to new research.