February, 2021

New Copyright Regs, Compendium, and More

Gordon P. Firemark

The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update, is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app. Show notes are located at www.entertainmentlawupdate.com/130. NEW COMPENDIUM COMING THIS MONTH BEVERLY HILLS POLICE OFFICER USES COPYRIGHT TO AVOID LIVE STREAMING SCOTUS DENIES CERT TO JACK DANIELS AND MOODSTERS STORIES. DESIRE LLC V.

Black Box Invasion: The Implications of The MLC’s $424 Million Black Box

Music Technology Policy

The Circular Awards Ceremony has begun anew and the corporate media wants someone to adore, dang it! Cue “It’s a Pleasure Being Sad.” ” The MLC received $424 million of “inception to date black box” as required by the statute enacted October 18, 2019.

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ILTA Will Hold Live Conference in August

Media Law

There has been much speculation within the legal industry about when live conferences will return. Now we know.

Lidsky on Post, The Social Foundations of Defamation (1986) @lidskylidsky

Media Law Prof Blog

Lyrissa Barnett Lidsky, University of Missouri School of Law, has published Post, Robert C., The Social Foundations of Defamation Law: Reputation and the Constitution, 74 Calif. 691 (1986) at 25 Comm. and Pol'y 491 (2020). Here is

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Fight to vote: activism works – just look at the 1965 Voting Rights Act “Martin Luther King Jr and Lyndon B Johnson’s telegrams underscore just how significantly Selma changed the calculus on pushing voting rights legislation Sam Levine Lyndon B Johnson discusses the Voting Rights Act with Martin Luther King Jr.

Group of Democratic Senators Release Latest CDA Reform Bill

New Media and Technology Law

With the change in administrations in Washington, there has been a drive to enact or amend legislation in a variety of areas.

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New Year, New Laws.

Gordon P. Firemark

The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update, is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app. Show notes are located at www.entertainmentlawupdate.com/129. LIEBOWITZ LAWSUIT OVER $15.00

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Announcing the 15 Winners of the 2021 ABA TECHSHOW Startup Alley Competition

Media Law

The results are in. Readers have been voting to select the 15 legal technology startups that will get to participate in the fifth-annual Startup Alley at ABA TECHSHOW 2021 , which will be held virtually March 8-12, 2021.

FCC Publishes Tentative Agenda For March 17th Open Meeting

Media Law Prof Blog

The FCC has published the tentative agenda for its March 17th open meeting. Among the items the FCC plans to discuss at this point: Improving the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts Consideration of Two National Security Matters (unidentified

WTH?!? Black Teen Strangely Arrested After Being Stopped For Walking In.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

This once again demonstrates how racist America is as dumb police clearly violate the constitutional rights of African Americans. These police should have been immediately fired. Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1 (1968) Primary Holding Under the Fourth Amendment of the U.S.

CMU, the Black Box, Enron and the MMA

Music Technology Policy

One thing you can say about Big Tech apologists Complete Music Update is they are consistent. Yes, the Pravda of music tech can always be counted on to come up with the lamest excuses for the excesses of the 1% of the 1%.

Spotify’s COVID Rocket Fuel

Music Technology Policy

In 2020, we believe the pandemic had little impact on our subscriber growth and may have actually contributed positively to pulling forward new signups. Ya think?

Journal of Free Speech Law, New Faculty-Edited, Peer-Reviewed Journal, Seeks Submissions

Media Law Prof Blog

An announcement of a new, peer-reviewed journal: Journal of Free Speech Law We are delighted to announce the founding of the Journal of Free Speech Law, a new faculty-edited law journal. The journal will publish in print as well as

RIP Cloris Leachman

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Pandemic Hit Solos Most Severely, But Tech Users Fared Better, Clio Study Finds

Media Law

Solos struggled more significantly than larger law firms in adapting to remote work throughout the pandemic, suffering greater shortfalls in new cases and firm revenue.

Legaltech Week 2021.02.05 – Legalweek Post-Mortem, Plus the Panelists’ Top Stories

Media Law

This week saw the first virtual version of Legalweek, typically one of the largest legal tech and legal industry conferences. How well did the physical conference translate to the virtual world? Our panelists share their thoughts. Listen to audio above or scroll down for video.).

Coghlan On Whether Freedom of Speech Laws Are Fit for Purpose in the Age of Cancel Culture @LCLCBA

Media Law Prof Blog

Niall Coghlan, European University Institute; Lincoln's Inn, has published Are Our Laws on Freedom of Speech Fit for Purpose in the Age of 'Cancel Culture'?, the winner of the Jonathan Brock QC Memorial Prize Essay 2020. Here is the abstract

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LawNext: Coca-Cola GC Bradley Gayton On His Dramatic Demand for Diversity

Media Law

Barely six months into his new position as senior vice president and general counsel for The Coca-Cola Company, Bradley M.

LawNext: Varun Mehta On His Momentous First Year Leading ALSP Factor

Media Law

Alliance Brings SirionLabs’ AI-Driven CLM Technology to KPMG’s Global Clients

Media Law

In an alliance announced today, KPMG and SirionLabs are teaming up to offer digital contract management to enterprises worldwide, combining KPMG’s consulting expertise in addressing complex business problems with SirionLabs’ AI-driven contract lifecycle management technology. The alliance encompasses KPMG in the U.S., KPMG in the U.K., and member firms of the global professional services network KPMG.

Legaltech Moves: Aderant Names Veteran Product Strategist As Chief Product Officer

Media Law

Atlanta-based Aderant , a global provider of business management software for law firms, has named Jairam Padmanabhan to the newly created position of chief product officer.

Criminal Justice Is a State Issue State power is the path to racial equality and liberation.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Criminal Justice Is a State Issue “State power is the path to racial equality and liberation. 24, 2021 By Charles Blow Jim Goldberg/Magnum Photos This week, Illinois became the first state to eliminat e its cash bail system, and Virginia became the first Southern state to abolish the death penalty.

RIP Hal Holbrook

Music Technology Policy

I’m not lying to you. I don’t tell lies. I differ from George Washington. I have a higher and grander standard of principle. George could not tell a lie. I can but I won’t. Oh I used to tell lies. But I’ve given it up. The field is overrun with amateurs. While when I look around me and contemplate the lumbering and slovenly lying of the present day, it grieves me to see the noble art so prostituted. In my day, a liar was a liar.

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Brightflag Adds Qualitative Reports for Companies to Better Evaluate Outside Counsel

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Dave Chappelle has a powerful take on the Capitol riots

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Voter Suppression in Georgia 2021, The Fight Against White Supremacy Con.

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Evisort, AI Contract Management Platform, Raises $35M Series B

Media Law

Evisort , an AI-powered contract management platform, today announced a Series B funding round of $35 million, bringing its total funding to $55 million. The funding round follows a year of four-times revenue growth, the company says.

Bill Gates calls pandemic conspiracy theories about him, Dr. Fauci “craz.

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Political divide contributed to 500K deaths, says Fauci

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Legaltech Week 2.19.21 – In Which I Play A Drunk Cylon and Molly McDonough Moderates

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?. If you missed Legaltech Week on Friday, here are the audio and video. Thanks to my futile attempt to connect from a remote location in Florida, I come across as a drunk Cylon (thanks Dennis Kennedy ) and Molly McDonough steps in to moderate.

Bill Gates asked about his pandemic prediction 1 year from now

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500,000 coronavirus deaths visualized: A number almost too large to grasp - Washington Post

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"A year ago, covid-19 had killed just a handful of people in the United States. Now, the pandemic’s official death toll equals the size of a major city, more than the population of Kansas City, Mo., and nearly as many as Atlanta or Sacramento.

People Who Have Had Covid Should Get Single Vaccine Dose, Studies Suggest

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

People Who Have Had Covid Should Get Single Vaccine Dose, Studies Suggest New studies show that one shot of a vaccine can greatly amplify antibody levels in those who have recovered from the coronavirus.

AOC Visits Houston Food Bank After Raising $3.2 Million For Relief Effor.

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Book your Mexican Getaway Now!

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His Lights Stayed on During Texas’ Storm. Now He Owes $16,752. - The New York Times

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"" You haven’t highlighted anything yet When you select text while you’re reading, it'll appear here. His Lights Stayed on During Texas’ Storm. Now He Owes $16,752.

Killed For Jaywalking? Police Under Fire For Escalating Stop Of Black Ma.

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