July, 2020

The Royal Scam: Content ID and Google’s Massive Profits From Piracy and Crime

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Google and YouTube have managed to create a scam that has gone largely undetected and largely unpunished for a decade–illicit activity that is both seen through the sale of advertising and unseen through data scraping in the background.

Tomorrow Our Blogging Series Continues with Jim Walker of Cruise Law News

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Last week Carolyn Elefant joined me as we kicked off a new series on behalf of LexBlog of live conversations with leading legal bloggers.

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ABA Forum on Communications Law Seeking Participants For Annual Moot Court Competition

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The ABA's Forum on Communications Law is seeking your help in recruiting talented law students to compete in the Forum's annual moot court competition, which is designed to provide a career advancement opportunity for students from communities traditionally underrepresented in

James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass

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Spotify Gives “Corporate Royalty” a Whole New Meaning

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Sometimes the big money executives at corporations are referred to pejoratively as “ corporate royalty.” ” This is particularly true of those with “supervoting” stock that gives them absolute control over public corporations.

Follow the Money: YouTube’s Failure to Pay Retroactively Gives “Conversion Rate” a Whole New Meaning

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One of the metrics one hears from the digerati is the term “conversion rate” which usually means the rate at which users of an ad-supported free service are “converted” to paying users, usually because they are so fed up with the advertising they are willing to pay.

2016 Guest Post by @schneidermaria: Content ID is Still Just Piracy in Disguise: An Open Letter to Rightsholders and a Music Industry Ready to Renegotiate with a Monster

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[I’m very happy to report that Maria Schneider is leading a class action against YouTube filed July 2. If they’d just listened to her in this 2016 post on MTP. Maybe next time.

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New Global Legal Tech Report Charts State of Legal Tech Across Asia-Pacific Region

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In April I reported on the release by the Global Legal Tech Report of its report on Australia, the first in a planned series of regional reports on legal tech worldwide, which will culminate in a global report in November. Now, the GLTR has released reports covering Asia and New Zealand.

Litera TV Marks 300th Show With New Lineup Of Legal Tech Experts As Hosts

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In a year of so many challenges and difficulties, an unexpected highlight for me has been the opportunity to participate as a host on Litera TV , a daily live stream of interviews, educational programs, and tips around legal tech and legal practice produced by the document technology company Litera.

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ICYMI: My Litera TV Interview with Legal Technologist and Innovator Dennis Kennedy

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Joining me last week for my Law Insights show on Litera TV was Dennis Kennedy , legal tech and innovation advisor, adjunct law professor, infotech lawyer, professional speaker, author, and podcaster. We covered a lot of ground over the course of our 30-minute conversation.

Opinion | I’m a Direct Descendant of Thomas Jefferson. Take Down His Memorial. - The New York Times

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" Monticello is shrine enough for a man who wrote that “all men are created equal” and yet never did much to make those words come true. Mr. Truscott is a journalist.

The Fullest Look Yet at the Racial Inequity of Coronavirus - The New York Times

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Coronavirus cases per 10,000 people White 23 All 38 Black 62 Latino 73 " By Richard A. Oppel Jr. Robert Gebeloff , K.K. Rebecca Lai , Will Wright and Mitch Smith July 5, 2020 Teresa and Marvin Bradley can’t say for sure how they got the coronavirus. Maybe Ms.

239 Experts With One Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne - The New York Times

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"The W.H.O. has resisted mounting evidence that viral particles floating indoors are infectious, some scientists say. The agency maintains the research is still inconclusive. By Apoorva MandavilliUpdated July 5, 2020, 4:45 p.m. ET Patrons at the Ocean Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., on July 3.

Dr. Chika Okeke Agulu on Stolen African Art

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Gerald Horne: Counter-Revolution of 1776: Slave Resistance and the Origi.

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Kerry Washington reads Sojourner Truth

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Message To The Grass Roots - Malcolm X

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Al Roker Goes To Senegal To Trace His Ancestral Roots | TODAY

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YelloPain - My Vote Dont Count ��

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Coronavirus: US reports world's biggest daily increase in cases with 55,000 | World news | The Guardian

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Coronavirus: US reports world's biggest daily increase in cases with 55,000 | World news | The Guardian

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Troops sent to DC during George Floyd protests had bayonets, top general says | US news | The Guardian

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Troops sent to DC during George Floyd protests had bayonets, top general says | US news | The Guardian

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Joe: This Is Basic Science, This Is Basic Medicine | Morning Joe | MSNBC

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Doctor: The patients are getting younger and are more sick

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US sets alarming new coronavirus record

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Arrest report released of woman who was struck by police officer at Miami. The average IQ

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White Supremacist Ideas Have Historical Roots In U.S. Christianity : NPR

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"When a young Southern Baptist pastor named Alan Cross arrived in Montgomery, Ala., in January 2000, he knew it was where the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

How the 'Lost Cause' narrative became American history

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Which Side Of History

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Arrest report released of woman who was struck by police officer at Miam.

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7 Myths About Face Masks Why they're really recommended, plus when and where you should wear them

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7 Myths About Face Masks Why they're really recommended, plus when and where you should wear them Myth 1: You don't need to wear a face mask if you don't feel sick. This was the prevailing advice at the beginning of the pandemic, but not anymore.

Trump's push to amplify racism unnerves Republicans who have long enabled him - The Washington Post

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"President Trump’s unyielding push to preserve Confederate symbols and the legacy of white domination, crystallized by his harsh denunciation of the racial justice movement Friday night at Mount Rushmore, has unnerved Republicans who have long enabled him but now fear losing power and forever associating their party with his racial animus.

Opinion | Trump is running an openly racist campaign - The Washington Post

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"All dictators and would-be dictators need enemies — the more villainous the better — to justify their seizure of power. President Trump, an aspiring authoritarian, based his 2016 campaign on fomenting fear of Mexicans and Muslims.

Trump Attacks Our Nation's Free Press Part 1 | Full Frontal on TBS

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo begs Trump: Just wear the mask

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Biden on Trump: Our wartime president has surrendered

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