November, 2019

Teeni-Harari and Yadin on Regulatory Literacy: Rethinking Television Rating in the New Media Age @Sharon_Yadin

Media Law Prof Blog

Tali Teeni-Harari and Sharon Yadin, both of the Peres Academic Center, are publishing Regulatory Literacy: Rethinking Television Rating in the New Media Age in volume 88 of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review (2019). Here is the abstract. Rating

Mystery Redaction in Spotify Filing for Eight Mile Style Lawsuit

Music Technology Policy

“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.

Adam Schiff impeachment hearing full opening remarks

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Which Legal Research Service Do Law Students Prefer? The Answer May Surprise You

Media Law

If you had to guess which legal research service law students prefer, you’d probably answer Westlaw. After all, back in the early days of legal research, West pioneered the idea of giving law students free access in the hope of creating career-long customers.

Circuit Court Denies LinkedIn’s Petition for En Banc Review of hiQ Scraping Decision

New Media and Technology Law

Last month, LinkedIn Corp. LinkedIn”) filed a petition for rehearing en banc of the Ninth Circuit’s blockbuster decision in hiQ Labs, Inc. LinkedIn Corp. , 17-16783 (9 th Cir. Sept. 9, 2019). The crucial question before the original panel concerned the scope of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) liability to unwanted web scraping of publicly available social media profile data and whether once hiQ Labs, Inc. (“hiQ”),

Social Media, Traditional Media, and the Naming of the Whistleblower

Media Law Prof Blog

From CNN: Both Facebook and YouTube announced on Friday that they are removing mentions of the whistleblower's name from their platforms, citing concerns that such content could could lead to harm and pointing to their policy prohibiting "outing of witness

Marzen on A Constitutional Right to Public Information @floridastate

Media Law Prof Blog

Chad G. Marzen, Florida State University, has published A Constitutional Right to Public Information. Here is the abstract. In the wake of the 2013 United States Supreme Court decision of McBurney v. Young (569 U.S. 221), this Article calls for

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RIP Jay Rosenthal

Music Technology Policy

When I started MusicTechPolicy in 2006, Jay Rosenthal was one of the first people in Washington policy circles who embraced me. This says much more about him than it does about me. He didn’t need to be particularly courteous to me or even acknowledge I existed.

@cloudflare CEO Calls for a Decider–When That Decider Is Cloudflare Employees

Music Technology Policy

Diogenes searched the world for an honest man, and Cloudflare is searching the world for a decider in chief to tell them what to do.

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Must Read: @realrobcopeland: Google’s ‘Project Nightingale’ Gathers Personal Health Data on Millions of Americans

Music Technology Policy

Wall Street Journal reporter Rob Copeland has unearthed another Google data scraping scandal, this time your private health information. As usual, Google doesn’t want you to focus on how they use this data in the background for data profiling in ways that you don’t know is happening and that you were never asked to consent to. The scandal isn’t that it’s illegal, the scandal is that it isn’t illegal.

Save the Date: Alissa McCain to Receive Cindi Lazzari Artist Advocate Award from TESLAW

Music Technology Policy

Alissa McCain will receive the 2019 Cindi Lazzari Artist Advocate Award from the Texas Entertainment and Sports Law Section (TESLAW) of the State Bar of Texas on November 20 at the InterContinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel. Alissa has twenty years of dedicated and groundbreaking artist advocacy work that has had a substantial impact on the lives of thousands of artists across Texas.

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20 Questions for New Artists Part 7: Sound Recording Aggregators

Music Technology Policy

[From 20 Questions for New Artists by Chris Castle and Amy Mitchell]. An independent artist is practically required to sign up with an aggregator in order to have your works serviced to many online outlets–some aggregators service hundreds of different retailers. (So So one example of a pre-existing contract under Question #10 may be a band member’s contract with a sound recording aggregator.).

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Should the Copyright Office’s Best Practices Shine Sunlight on the Unmatched?

Music Technology Policy

[This post first appeared in the MusicTechPolicy Monthly newsletter. Become an email follower of this blog to get your copy.]. The Music Modernization Act is a litigation magnet because of its failure to mandate a wholistic solution to the controversial black box. There are two commercially available systems that can address the problem.

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Is It a Crime to Encourage Unauthorized Immigration? The Supreme Court Will Decide by Adam Liptak , nytimes.com November 11, 2019 06:25 AM An appeals court struck down a broad 1986 law under the First Amendment, saying it covers conversations between family members and legal advice.

How Does A Lawyer Get Competent in Tech? I Asked Twitter and Got 100+ Answers

Media Law

When I give presentations on lawyers’ ethical duty to be competent in technology, audience members often come up to me afterwards and ask something to the effect of, “Ok, I get it, but how do I become competent in technology?”

Supreme Court to tackle Trump's DACA termination

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'Explicit Impeachable Offenses': See Harvard Impeachment Expert Nail Tru.

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How Trump's Ukraine Conspiracy Backfired In The Impeachment Probe | The.

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Dems' Point Person For Impeaching Trump Won The Last Senate Impeachment.

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Trump's Stonewalling Adds To Impeachment Evidence | The Beat With Ari Me.

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Here's What Harriet Got Wrong About Harriet Tubman's Life

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LawNext Special Report: Doxly Founder Haley Altman at the Clio Cloud Conference

Media Law

After 10 years as a lawyer at two leading transactional law firms, Haley Altman decided there should be a better way to structure the workflow around the many deals in which she was involved.

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You Must Never Vote for Bloomberg By Charles M. Blow Nov.

SLAPP Suits: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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When America Tried to Deport Its Radicals ”On a winter night a hundred years ago, Ellis Island, the twenty-seven-acre patch of land in New York Harbor that had been the gateway to America for millions of hopeful immigrants, was playing the opposite role.

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‘It's Time For President Donald Trump To Throw Rudy From The Train’ | Al.

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Did the cops frame death row prisoner Rodney Reed for a murder he didn't.

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The LegalBoard, the Keyboard Made for Lawyers, Goes Wireless

Media Law

“Never in my 14 years of blogging and more than two decades of covering legal technology have I seen the legal world react to a new product as it did this week to the LegalBoard, a keyboard designed for lawyers.”

Somali woman overcomes racist trolls to win historic election

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Attorney General Declined Trump Request to Declare Nothing Illegal in Ukraine Call - The New York Times

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Attorney General Declined Trump Request to Declare Nothing Illegal in Ukraine Call - The New York Times

Opinion | The Supreme Court Confronts DACA - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"In the four months since the Supreme Court rejected the Trump administration’s cynical effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, the decision — which the president came dangerously close to defying — has faded from view under the weight of all that has happened since.

Keep The Pressure On Trump And The Republicans

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Congressman Disputes Sen. Graham's Credibility | Morning Joe | MSNBC

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A Different Kind of Lawyer Directory, Made with Millennials In Mind

Media Law

What do millennials look for when shopping for a lawyer? They want to know if you’ll meet with them in Starbucks. They want to know if you accept payment via Venmo or Bitcoin. They want to know a fun or quirky fact about you.

What Transcripts Say About Mike Pompeo's State Department | Morning Joe.

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New Predictive Analytics Tool Ranks Law Firms to Help Clients Pick the Best One

Media Law