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The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Apr 20

    [Eugene Volokh] Caniformia

    [Eugene Volokh] Caniformia
    I learned this from my brother Sasha some time ago, but I was reminded of it on our Galapagos trip, where the sea lions reminded my boys of our dog. The order Carnivora -- which includes many but not all carnivorous (and some omnivorous)…
  • Apr 20

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Seventh Circuit Upholds Injunction in Sanctuary City Case

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Seventh Circuit Upholds Injunction in Sanctuary City Case
    Last night, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit upheld the district court injunction against the Department of Justice's effort to deny federal funding to so-called "sanctuary cities" -- those local jurisdictions that refuse to…
  • Apr 19

    [Eugene Volokh] "D.C. lawmaker who said Jews control the weather visits Holocaust Museum but leaves early"

    [Eugene Volokh] "D.C. lawmaker who said Jews control the weather visits Holocaust Museum but leaves early"
    The Washington Post (Peter Jameson) has the headline, and the story (for more on the Council member's earlier "Rothschilds controlling the climate" "to own the cities" incident, see here): The photo, taken in 1935, depicts a woman in a dark…
Rank this Week: 4

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Apr 20

    UF Privacy & Media Conference

    UF Privacy & Media Conference
    I’m at the University of Florida’s Technology, Media & Privacy Law Conference today, speaking on a panel on “Anonymity in the New Media Landscape: Free Speech or Invasion of Privacy & Defamation?”. The whole…
  • Apr 18

    Law School Course Selection Advice

    Law School Course Selection Advice
    I have updated my page on law school course selection advice. Primarily aimed at UMiami Law, but comments from any quarter welcomed. The post Law School Course Selection Advice appeared first on Discourse.net.
  • Apr 16

    Briefly Quoted

    Briefly Quoted
    David Ingram’s Reuters article, Facebook fuels broad privacy debate by tracking non-users concludes with a short quote from yours truly. The post Briefly Quoted appeared first on Discourse.net.
Rank this Week: 35

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman and Venkat Balasubramani.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Apr 20

    Court Affirms Stalking and Harassment Conviction for Tagged Tweets–In re AJB

    Court Affirms Stalking and Harassment Conviction for Tagged Tweets–In re AJB
    This is a stalking and harassment case involving tweets by classmates of the victim. The court recites the facts below: In March 2016, high school students, W.K., B.L., and appellant A.J.B., discussed that M.B., a fellow student who had…
  • Apr 19

    Conference on IP Enforcement at Trade Shows, UNLV, October 4, 2018 (Guest Blog Post)

    Conference on IP Enforcement at Trade Shows, UNLV, October 4, 2018 (Guest Blog Post)
    by guest blogger Marketa Trimble The practice of IP law fascinates IP law enthusiasts, and it can be stimulating for others as well. The practice has even been considered exciting enough for IP lawyers to be portrayed in a sophisticated…
  • Apr 18

    2H 2017 & Q1 2018 Quick Links, Part 6: Privacy and More

    2H 2017 & Q1 2018 Quick Links, Part 6: Privacy and More
    Privacy * A string of great articles from Kash Hill: – Roomba’s Next Big Step Is Selling Maps of Your Home to the Highest Bidder – The House That Spied on Me – Facebook Figured Out My Family Secrets, And…
Rank this Week: 40

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 76

Freedom to Tinker

Freedom to Tinker

Focuses on issues related to legal regulation of technology, and especially on legal attempts to restrict the right of technologists and citizens to tinker with technological devices. From Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy.

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/
  • Apr 18

    No boundaries for Facebook data: third-party trackers abuse Facebook Login

    No boundaries for Facebook data: third-party trackers abuse Facebook Login
    by Steven Englehardt [0], Gunes Acar, and Arvind Narayanan So far in the No boundaries series, we’ve uncovered how web trackers exfiltrate identifying information from web pages, browser password managers, and form inputs. Today we…
  • Apr 17

    Ethics Education in Data Science

    Ethics Education in Data Science
    Data scientists in academia and industry are increasingly recognizing the importance of integrating ethics into data science curricula. Recently, a group of faculty and students gathered at New York University before the annual FAT*…
  • Apr 12

    When the business model *is* the privacy violation

    When the business model *is* the privacy violation
    Sometimes, when we worry about data privacy, we’re worried that data might fall into the wrong hands or be misused for unintended purposes. If I’m considering participating in a medical study, I’d want to know if insurance…
Rank this Week: 93

Freedom To Differ

Freedom To Differ

Speaks freely about legal and policy issues facing the media and the internet. By Peter Black.

http://www.freedomtodiffer.com/freedom_to_differ/
  • Apr 29

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking
    The QS World University Rankings 2015 for Law have been released. The QS World University Rankings is one of the few international rankings that also provide subject rankings, including for law. While these rankings are always somewhat…
  • Feb 25

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking
    The QS World University Rankings 2014 for Law have been released. The QS World University Rankings is one of the few international rankings that also provide subject rankings, including for law. While these rankings are always somewhat…
  • Oct 1

    Daily Twitter Link

    Daily Twitter Link
Rank this Week: 131

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
Rank this Week: 183

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 196

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Apr 18

    McPeak on Disappearing Data @socmediaJD

    McPeak on Disappearing Data @socmediaJD
    Agnieszka McPeak, University of Toledo College of Law, has published Disappearing Data at 2018 Wisconsin Law Review 17. Here is the abstract. “Ephemeral” applications like Snapchat facilitate social interaction in a format that mimics the…
  • Apr 17

    Boyden on Daly v. Palmer, or the Melodramatic Origins of the Ordinary Observer @BruceBoyden

    Boyden on Daly v. Palmer, or the Melodramatic Origins of the Ordinary Observer @BruceBoyden
    Bruce E. Boyden, Marquette University Law School, is publishing Daly v. Palmer, or the Melodramatic Origins of the Ordinary Observer in volume 68 of the Syracuse Law Review (2018). Here is the abstract. Daly v. Palmer, decided in 1868,…
  • Apr 13

    EU Commissioner For Justice May Suggest Regulation For Facebook, Other Social Media, To Control Hate Speech

    EU Commissioner For Justice May Suggest Regulation For Facebook, Other Social Media, To Control Hate Speech
    The Guardian reports that the EU Commissioner for Justice and Consumers is displeased with news of Cambridge Analytica's use of data obtained from Facebook and may propose that the EU abandon its voluntary code of conduct concerning online…
Rank this Week: 171

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    The University Computer Lab, the Pro Se Complaint and False Arrest

    The University Computer Lab, the Pro Se Complaint and False Arrest
    This post examines a recent decision from a federal District Court Judge who sits in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee: Molthan, v. Vanderbilt University, 2017 WL 1489099. The judge begins the opinion by explaining…
  • Sep 27

    Child Sex Trafficking and Bypassing Security on a Tablet Computer

    Child Sex Trafficking and Bypassing Security on a Tablet Computer
    This post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit:  U.S. v. Blake, 868 F.3d 960 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining that[a]fter a nine-day trial, a jury found Dontavious Blake and Tara…
  • Sep 22

    Forgery, Theft by Unlawful Taking and Tamper with/Fabricate Physical Evidence

    Forgery, Theft by Unlawful Taking and Tamper with/Fabricate Physical Evidence
    This post examines a recent decision from the Superior Court of Pennsylvania: Commonwealth v. Aponte, 2017 WL 4118438 (2017).  The court begins the opinion by explaining how and why the prosecution was brought:Appellant, Luz Enid Aponte,…
Rank this Week: 170

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Blockchain Email Encryption and Version Control to be Unveiled Tomorrow

    Blockchain Email Encryption and Version Control to be Unveiled Tomorrow
    Two blockchain applications being unveiled tomorrow could be the first blockchain applications to gain widespread use in the legal industry, their developer says. One enables automatic, blockchain-based PGP email encryption using a plug-in…
  • Apr 17

    I Have 25 Free Tickets to This Weekend’s Global Legal Hackathon Gala

    I Have 25 Free Tickets to This Weekend’s Global Legal Hackathon Gala
    Thanks to the generosity of Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory, I have 25 free-admission tickets to give away for this weekend’s final round gala of the Global Legal Hackathon. If purchased, a ticket would cost $300. The semi-formal…
  • Apr 17

    AI-Powered Contract Review Platform LawGeex Raises $12 Million in New Funding

    AI-Powered Contract Review Platform LawGeex Raises $12 Million in New Funding
    LawGeex, a company whose product uses artificial intelligence to help in-house legal teams automate the review and approval of everyday contracts, is today announcing the closing of a $12 million Series B funding round led by venture capital…
Rank this Week: 294

Recording Industry vs The People

Recording Industry vs The People

Covers the RIAA's lawsuits of against ordinary working people.

http://recordingindustryvspeople.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 27

    Stipulated preservation order in Malibu v Doe 16 cv 1325 SDNY

    Stipulated preservation order in Malibu v Doe 16 cv 1325 SDNY
    After some negotiation, the parties entered into a stipulated preservation order in Malibu Media v. Doe, a Southern District of New York case: January 27, 2017, Stipulated Preservation Order, Hon. Jesse M. Furman, District Judge Ray…
  • Aug 24

    Judge Locke denies motion to quash in Malibu Media v Doe, stay lifted

    Judge Locke denies motion to quash in Malibu Media v Doe, stay lifted
    In Malibu Media v. Doe, EDNY 15-3504, Judge Locke has denied the defendant's motion to quash, and lifted the stay on all of the EDNY Malibu Media cases, which had all been consolidated. The Court accepted the representations of plaintiff's…
  • Jun 16

    Second Circuit rules for Vimeo on DMCA issues in Capitol Records v Vimeo

    Second Circuit rules for Vimeo on DMCA issues in Capitol Records v Vimeo
    The US Court of Appeal for the Second Circuit has overturned those parts of the District Court's rulings which were in favor of the plaintiff record companies in Capitol Records v. Vimeo. The Court decided three major issues under the…
Rank this Week: 349

Center for Art Law Blog

Center for Art Law Blog

Features art and cultural heritage law resources and reviews.

http://itsartlaw.com
  • Apr 16

    On Law, Museums and Nazi-era Looted Art in France and the United State

    On Law, Museums and Nazi-era Looted Art in France and the United State
    By Louise Carron* In December 2017, about 100 Old Master paintings plundered during World War II from private collections were put on permanent display at the Louvre Museum in Paris, France. Those works are cataloged in the National…
  • Apr 10

    Around the Block Ruling in 5Pointz

    Around the Block Ruling in 5Pointz
    By Lise Berichel* From the editors: Cases involving street art continue to multiply and blossom in court. Just think of the Swedish fashion company H & M’s complaint filed on March 9, 2018 (and voluntarily dismissed a week…
  • Mar 28

    Blockage Discounts and Artists’ Estates: The De Kooning Post-Mortem

    Blockage Discounts and Artists’ Estates: The De Kooning Post-Mortem
    By Emily M. Lanza* In 2017, the estate of Lisa de Kooning filed a petition in the U.S. Tax Court after the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) increased the value of the de Kooning estate by $231 million, resulting in a $92 million tax bill. The…
Rank this Week: 467

TeleFrieden

TeleFrieden

Covers legal, regulatory, marketplace and cultural issues affecting the information, communications and entertainment industries. By Rob Frieden.

http://telefrieden.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    Freedom to Discriminate: Assessing the Lawfulness and Utility of Biased Broadband Network

    Freedom to Discriminate: Assessing the Lawfulness and Utility of Biased Broadband Network
    Hello All:You might have an interest in a deep dive on broadand zero rating: http://www.jetlaw.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/2_Frieden-Article_Final.pdf.Here's the abstract:This Article assesses the potential for harm to broadband…
  • Mar 20

    I Won’t Get Over the Loss of Privacy Expectation

    I Won’t Get Over the Loss of Privacy Expectation
                Long ago, the CEO of computer manufacturer Sun Microsystems concluded that consumer privacy was a “red herring,” because one has “zero privacy anyway.”…
  • Feb 16

    The Carriers’ Carrier Option for 5G Wirele

    The Carriers’ Carrier Option for 5G Wirele
                You might have heard about a National Security Council initiative identifying the security and public safety benefits in having a government owned fifth generation wireless…
Rank this Week: 610

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Apr 13

    TWiL 419: One Bot, One Vote

    TWiL 419: One Bot, One Vote
    Rick Hasen from University of California Irvine School of Law joins Denise Howell, Matt Curtis, and Mike Keys to talk about election law as it pertains to hacking elections both in the physical equipment we use to vote and manipulating the…
  • Mar 30

    TWiL 418: FOMO Re EU

    TWiL 418: FOMO Re EU
    Dave Ehman from Centry Global joins Denise Howell and Mike Keyes to talk about the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how it will affect businesses worldwide and in the U.S., what it would mean for customers and what data is…
  • Mar 23

    TWiL 417: Medium-size It

    TWiL 417: Medium-size It
    The Yeti lives! Pesky lawyers to the rescue. Sesta and Fosta fly through the legislative process. Join Denise Howell, Mike Keyes, Tiffany Li, and Matthew Curtis as disentangle the intersection of technology and law. Marlon Bundo the bunny…
Rank this Week: 577

Blawg IT

Blawg IT

Covers patent, copyright, trademark and Internet related legal issues. By Patent Attorney Brett Trout.

http://blawgit.com
  • Feb 21

    BlawgIT Named One of the Top Patent Blogs for 2018

    BlawgIT Named One of the Top Patent Blogs for 2018
    James Yang, writing for Gene Quinn’s IPWatchdog has scoured the globe for all of the top patent blogs for 2018. Yang based his rankings on weighted visitor traffic numbers from three different source: www.similarweb.com, www.alexa.com,…
  • Feb 9

    Does My Product Infringe This Patent?

    Does My Product Infringe This Patent?
    The Deceptively Simple Rule Determining whether or not a product infringes a particular patent is simple in theory, but quite complicated in practice. To avoid infringing a patent all you have to do is avoid doing at least ONE thing (and its…
  • Jan 16

    Top Ten Black Inventor

    Top Ten Black Inventor
    In honor of Black History Month, I have compiled a list of my top ten black inventors of all time. While these particular individuals may not be as famous as other black inventors, these individuals are all unparalleled in their unique…
Rank this Week: 541

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Dec 15

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It
    Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Even before Election Day, 2016, observers of technology & journalism were delivering warnings about the spread of fake news. Headlines like “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald…
  • Dec 15

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It
    Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Even before Election Day, 2016, observers of technology & journalism were delivering warnings about the spread of fake news. Headlines like “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald…
  • May 31

    Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel: Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community

    Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel: Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community
    Organizations that develop open source software are often inherently fragmented and loosely-networked, which can make governance and decision-making a challenge. In addition, as the open source community grows and becomes more global, so too…
Rank this Week: 591

Digital Media Law Project Blog

Digital Media Law Project Blog

Covers defamation, anonymity, copyright, trademark, SLAPP and other online journalism legal topics. By the Berkman Center for Internet & Society.

http://www.dmlp.org/
  • Jun 24

    Seven Years of Serving and Studying the Legal Needs of Digital Journalism

    Seven Years of Serving and Studying the Legal Needs of Digital Journalism
    We have some important news to share from the Digital Media Law Project. After seven years of providing legal assistance to independent journalism through various methods, the DMLP will soon spin off its most effective initiatives and cease…
  • Jun 24

    Seven Years of Serving and Studying the Legal Needs of Digital Journalism

    Seven Years of Serving and Studying the Legal Needs of Digital Journalism
    We have some important news to share from the Digital Media Law Project. After seven years of providing legal assistance to independent journalism through various methods, the DMLP will soon spin off its most effective initiatives and cease…
  • Jun 3

    DMLP Announcement: A New Report on Media Credentialing in the United State

    DMLP Announcement: A New Report on Media Credentialing in the United State
    The Digital Media Law Project at Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet & Society and the Journalist's Resource project at Harvard's Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy are pleased to release a new report:…
Rank this Week: 472

Media Law

Media Law

Covers freedom of the press. By Robert J. Ambrogi.

http://medialaw.legaline.com/
Rank this Week: 605

The Brand Protection Blog

The Brand Protection Blog

Reports on developments and trends in all areas of the law that impact brands, including the creation, promotion and protection of branded products and services. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thebrandprotectionblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    New York’s Right of Publicity – Take Two

    New York’s Right of Publicity – Take Two
    We had previously written about a September 1, 2016 ruling from a New York State appeals court relating to New York’s right of publicity and claims brought by celebrities Lindsay Lohan and Karen Gravano against the creator and…
  • Apr 5

    Changes proposed regarding parallel imports – An exhausting concept for Australian trade mark owners?

    Changes proposed regarding parallel imports – An exhausting concept for Australian trade mark owners?
    In this article, we consider; the changes to the Trade Marks Act proposed in respect of parallel imports which the Draft Explanatory Memorandum states are aimed at ensuring that the law “better meet[s] the objective of facilitating the…
  • Mar 15

    The European Commission has its say: EU trade marks post-Brexit

    The European Commission has its say: EU trade marks post-Brexit
    On 28 February 2018, the European Commission released its draft withdrawal agreement setting out a proposal on the arrangements for the withdrawal of the UK from the EU (Withdrawal Agreement). The full text of the Withdrawal Agreement can be…
Rank this Week: 1067

Torrent Defenders

Torrent Defenders

Covers defenses for persons charged with online copyright infringement.

http://www.torrent-defenders.com
  • Apr 18

    Malibu Media LLC: Have You Received A Subpoena?

    Malibu Media LLC: Have You Received A Subpoena?
    Malibu Media LLC is aggressively filing copyright infringement lawsuits and if this affects you, you need an experienced BT copyright defense firm. Malibu Media LLC is a company that produces adult pornographic films for the website…
  • Apr 13

    Strike 3 Holdings LLC Files Lawsuits in Chicago, Illinoi

    Strike 3 Holdings LLC Files Lawsuits in Chicago, Illinoi
    What does this Strike 3 Holdings LLC lawsuit in Chicago, Illinois mean for you? Strike 3 Holdings LLC recently filed federal lawsuits in Chicago, Illinois alleging that someone in your home or office illegally downloaded adult…
  • Apr 9

    Strike 3 Holdings Lawsuit: What it’s about and how they got your name.

    Strike 3 Holdings Lawsuit: What it’s about and how they got your name.
    Strike 3 Holdings LLC is an adult entertainment movie company that is suing for the unlawful download or streaming of pornographic adult movies produced under the Blacked, Tushy and Vixen brands. Why is Strike 3 Holdings suing me? Strike 3…
Rank this Week: 1190

CommLawCenter

CommLawCenter

Provides breaking news and analysis of communications law and business. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.commlawcenter.com/
  • Apr 13

    DTV Ancillary and Supplementary Services Report Goes Away for Most TV Station

    DTV Ancillary and Supplementary Services Report Goes Away for Most TV Station
    Today the FCC publicly released a Report and Order eliminating TV stations’ annual obligation to report whether they have provided feeable ancillary or supplementary services on their spectrum during the past year unless they have…
  • Mar 29

    FCC Enforcement Monitor ~ March 2018

    FCC Enforcement Monitor ~ March 2018
    Pillsbury’s communications lawyers have published FCC Enforcement Monitor monthly since 1999 to inform our clients of notable FCC enforcement actions against FCC license holders and others.  This month’s special issue takes a…
  • Mar 24

    Broadcaster Access to Disaster Areas Becomes the Law of the Land

    Broadcaster Access to Disaster Areas Becomes the Law of the Land
    Yesterday’s enactment of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 (feel free to read it, it’s only 2232 pages) was welcomed by broadcasters.  If you’ve been following the trade press, you’ll know that’s…
Rank this Week: 1101

ef yeah copyright law

ef yeah copyright law

Focuses on sharing news, information and resources about copyright and trademark law, privacy and security issues, contracts, including Terms of Use and license agreements, as well as caselaw, law suits and new legislation that could impact IP laws in the US and elsewhere.

http://www.isfanficlegal.com/
  • Feb 22

    -n-arly: greater-than-the-sword: Underlined PSA Figment, the recently closed writing website, has...

    -n-arly: greater-than-the-sword: Underlined PSA Figment, the recently closed writing website, has...
    -n-arly: greater-than-the-sword: Underlined PSA Figment, the recently closed writing website, has just launched (after a long delay) their long-awaited successor to figment known as Underlined, where users can post their work and receive…
  • Dec 17

    YouTube briefly took down FCC chairman Ajit Pai

    YouTube briefly took down FCC chairman Ajit Pai
    YouTube briefly took down FCC chairman Ajit Pai: Public Knowledge attorney Meredith Rose is quoted in this excellent article, discussing whether Pai’s unbecoming, unprofessional and ridiculous video made fair use of the Harlem Shake…
  • Nov 26

    olennawhitewyne: enoughtohold: if you really think that by 30 (or other arbitrary age) people...

    olennawhitewyne: enoughtohold: if you really think that by 30 (or other arbitrary age) people...
    olennawhitewyne: enoughtohold: if you really think that by 30 (or other arbitrary age) people should stop having unusual or fun/silly interests like you have and should care only about taxes and briefcases, i hope you can cope with the fact…
Rank this Week: 1056

nathuLAW

nathuLAW

Focuses on the interplay between law and education in the Caribbean region, with particular reference to Trinidad and Tobago.

http://nathulaw.com
Rank this Week: 774

Lex Ferenda

Lex Ferenda

Cover cyberlaw, libraries, media and higher education. By Daithí Mac Síthigh.

http://www.lexferenda.com
  • Oct 10

    On intermediaries, at the Information Law and Policy Centre – 5 October 2017

    On intermediaries, at the Information Law and Policy Centre – 5 October 2017
    Cross-posted from https://infolawcentre.blogs.sas.ac.uk/2017/10/10/internet-intermediaries-from-defamation-to-directive-to-data-protection/ Taking stock of recent developments concerning the liability and duties associated with being an…
  • Sep 22

    Peng t(h)ing called disruption…

    Peng t(h)ing called disruption…
    Discourse and rhetoric around the ‘sharing economy’ is something that fascinates me, and I am hoping to do a larger project on the topic (subject to time, funding and the usual caveats). But the 2017 release of two songs…
  • Sep 18

    Now out – Medium Law – the book!

    Now out – Medium Law – the book!
    My book Medium Law (Routledge) has just been published. It’s available in hardback (from the publisher and from various bookshops) and for Kindle and as a Google Play ebook, and an extract/summary is available here. Here’s the…
Rank this Week: 1002

Blog Law Blog

Blog Law Blog

Covers the legal aspects of blogging. Topics include blog-related intellectual property law, Internet regulation, defamation, and censorship, as well as how blogs are used as evidence and authority in the courts. By Professor Eric E. Johnson.

http://bloglawblog.com/blog/
  • Jul 14

    Client in Chief: The Nightmare of Lawyering for Trump

    Client in Chief: The Nightmare of Lawyering for Trump
    TweetHere’s something you already knew: “managing Trump” is a “‘titanic’ legal task.” That’s from the app-based headline for the this Washington Post story: Trump’s legal team faces…
  • Jul 14

    Free-Expression Organization Sues Trump Over Blocking People From @realDonaldTrump on Twitter

    Free-Expression Organization Sues Trump Over Blocking People From @realDonaldTrump on Twitter
    TweetThe Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, along with a number of individuals, has sued President Donald Trump in the federal court for blocking users from his Twitter account, @realDonaldTrump. The organization said in…
  • Mar 10

    British Activist/Blogger Wins Tweet Libel Award Against Columnist

    British Activist/Blogger Wins Tweet Libel Award Against Columnist
    TweetBritish news is reporting that Jack Monroe (@MxJackMonroe), who writes about hunger and food issues, has won £24,000 (US$29,200) damages award against newspaper columnist and TV personality Katie Hopkins (@KTHopkins) over two…
Rank this Week: 1097

LibraryLaw Blog

LibraryLaw Blog

Covers issues concerning libraries and the law. By Peter Hirtle, Raizel Liebler, Mary Minow and Susan Nevelow Mart.

http://blog.librarylaw.com/librarylaw/
  • Nov 16

    Libraries that want to protect themselves…

    Libraries that want to protect themselves from copyright lawsuits should take this action before December 1. This is the safe harbor that libraries get if a patron posts copyrighted content on a library site (such as comments on a library...
  • Dec 1

    Was CCC formed "at the suggestion of Congress"?

    Was CCC formed "at the suggestion of Congress"?
    As I was reading Roy Kaufmann’s testimony on behalf of the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) at the recent Congressional hearing on "Copyright Issues in Education and for the Visually Impaired," I was struck by CCC’s boilerplate…
  • Jul 24

    What the University of Arkansas controversy can teach us about archival permission practice

    What the University of Arkansas controversy can teach us about archival permission practice
    (By Peter Hirtle) By now most archivists and many librarians will have heard something about the controversy concerning the use of material found in Special Collections at the University of Arkansas. Researchers from the Washington Free…
Rank this Week: 835

TIPS: Perspectives on Intellectual…

TIPS: Perspectives on Intellectual Property Law

Covers traditional intellectual property (copyrights, patents and trademarks) and more nuanced areas of law, including media, technology, franchising, e-commerce, entertainment and advertising.By Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP.

http://www.wallertips.com/
  • Aug 1

    Some Hospital Systems Under Attack By Cyber-Criminals Using Denial of Service Attack

    Some Hospital Systems Under Attack By Cyber-Criminals Using Denial of Service Attack
    Hospital emergency rooms are our first line of defense for actual attacks and emergencies, but in some cases ERs are finding themselves literally under cyber-attack. Recent law enforcement notices warn that telephone access to ER’s has…
  • Jun 11

    The TTAB Did Not Love New York

    The TTAB Did Not Love New York
    Brand owners, marketers, and in-house counsel should be cognizant of the legal implications of selecting geographical terms for the name of a product. Waller intellectual property attorney, William F. Wilson, was recently published in the…
  • May 13

    The Ninth Circuit Holds that Cancellation of a Trademark is a Remedy, Not a Cause of Action

    The Ninth Circuit Holds that Cancellation of a Trademark is a Remedy, Not a Cause of Action
    Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP attorney, Bob Felber, was recently published in the International Trademark Association’s (INTA) Bulletin where he discussed, Airs Aromatics, LLC v. Victoria’s Secret Stores Brand Management,…
Rank this Week: 1189

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, information technology and news for law librarians. By David Badertscher.

http://www.criminallawlibraryblog.com/
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
Rank this Week: 627

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    FCC Extends LPTV/TV Translator Displacement Filing Window – Deadline Now June 1

    FCC Extends LPTV/TV Translator Displacement Filing Window – Deadline Now June 1
    The FCC yesterday released a Public Notice announcing an extension in the application filing deadline in the window for LPTV stations and TV translators that are displaced by the TV repacking following the incentive auction. In this window,…
  • Apr 18

    Commissioner Clyburn to Leave the FCC

    Commissioner Clyburn to Leave the FCC
    At the end of yesterday’s FCC meeting, Commissioner Clyburn announced that it would be her last.  Her term had already expired but, under the rules of the FCC, she could continue to serve until the end of the year.  She…
  • Apr 15

    Another Legal Update From the NAB Convention – FCC to Look at the KidVid Rules in a Formal Proceeding Soon

    Another Legal Update From the NAB Convention – FCC to Look at the KidVid Rules in a Formal Proceeding Soon
    We just wrote about the FCC talk at the NAB Convention about translator interference and pirate radio. On the TV side, there was of course mention of the remaining TV post-incentive auction transition issues with the repacking of displaced…
Rank this Week: 3959

Diversity at Albany Law School

Diversity at Albany Law School

A blawg from Albany Law School's Diversity Office to engage all students, faculty and staff to create a community of inclusion and to have an open forum to address issues facing all of us.

http://albanylawdiversity.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 3001

Technology, Telecom and Internet…

Technology, Telecom and Internet Blog

Posts on variety of internet law issues, with a focus on domain names, internet governance, social media, internet freedom and privacy. By Bloomberg BNA.

http://www.bna.com/ecommerce-tech-law-blog/
Rank this Week: 2685

TeleFrieden

TeleFrieden

Assessment of current and future legal, regulatory, marketplace, and cultural issues affecting telecommunications and information policy. By Rob Frieden, Pioneers Chair and Professor of Telecommunications and Law, Penn State University

http://telefrieden.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    Freedom to Discriminate: Assessing the Lawfulness and Utility of Biased Broadband Network

    Freedom to Discriminate: Assessing the Lawfulness and Utility of Biased Broadband Network
    Hello All:You might have an interest in a deep dive on broadand zero rating: http://www.jetlaw.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/2_Frieden-Article_Final.pdf.Here's the abstract:This Article assesses the potential for harm to broadband…
  • Mar 20

    I Won’t Get Over the Loss of Privacy Expectation

    I Won’t Get Over the Loss of Privacy Expectation
                Long ago, the CEO of computer manufacturer Sun Microsystems concluded that consumer privacy was a “red herring,” because one has “zero privacy anyway.”…
  • Feb 16

    The Carriers’ Carrier Option for 5G Wirele

    The Carriers’ Carrier Option for 5G Wirele
                You might have heard about a National Security Council initiative identifying the security and public safety benefits in having a government owned fifth generation wireless…
Rank this Week: 1630

Susan Crawford Blog

Susan Crawford Blog

By Cardozo Law School professor Susan Crawford.

http://scrawford.net/blog/
Rank this Week: 1475

Broadband Law Advisor

Broadband Law Advisor

Provides insight and information on the FCC's National Broadband Plan. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadbandlawadvisor.com/
Rank this Week: 3050

TCPA Watch

TCPA Watch

Features business, legal and policy developments under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. By K&L Gates.

https://www.tmtlawwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 3573

Create Protect Blog

Create Protect Blog

Covers intellectual property, media and entertainment law. By Bennett Law Office.

http://www.tbennettlaw.com/createprotect/
  • Apr 6

    Entertainment Law Update Episode 95: Tamera Bennett and Gordon Firemark

    Entertainment Law Update Episode 95: Tamera Bennett and Gordon Firemark
    Listen to Dallas-area music lawyer Tamera Bennett and Los Angeles film lawyer Gordon Firemark discuss the latest entertainment law issues on the Entertainment Law Update Podcast.Click the arrow below to listen or click the "Apple" below to…
  • Mar 12

    My Trademark is Being Used As A Twitter Handle. Now What?

    My Trademark is Being Used As A Twitter Handle. Now What?
    Patrick Lewis contributed to this post.What can I do if a Twitter-squatter creates a username using my registered trademark and holds it for ransom?Twitter’s Trademark Policy “Using a company or business name, logo, or other…
  • Mar 5

    Entertainment Law Update Podcast Episode 94 Tamera Bennett and Gordon Firemarke

    Entertainment Law Update Podcast Episode 94 Tamera Bennett and Gordon Firemarke
    Listen to Dallas-area music lawyer Tamera Bennett and Los Angeles film lawyer Gordon Firemark discuss the latest entertainment law issues on the Entertainment Law Update Podcast.Click the arrow below to listen or click the "Apple" below to…
Rank this Week: 2216

Cyberleagle

Cyberleagle

Graham Smith's blog on law, IT, the Internet and new media

http://cyberleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    It’s no laughing matter - the case for regulating humour

    It’s no laughing matter - the case for regulating humour
    The fallout from the Count Dankula ‘Nazi pug’ video prosecution shows no sign of abating.  While many have condemned the conviction as an assault on freedom of speech, others are saying that the law does not go far…
  • Apr 1

    It’s no laughing matter - the case for regulating humour

    It’s no laughing matter - the case for regulating humour
    The fallout from the Count Dankula ‘Nazi pug’ video prosecution shows no sign of abating.  While many have condemned the conviction as an assault on freedom of speech, others are saying that the law does not go far…
  • Feb 25

    Peaceful coexistence, jurisdiction and the internet

    Peaceful coexistence, jurisdiction and the internet
    I am typing this on the transatlantic flight to Canada, destination the Global Internet and Jurisdiction Conference in Ottawa (#OttawaGIJC).  This seems like a good time to set down some propositions that, even if they do not command…
Rank this Week: 2035

Internet on Trial

Internet on Trial

Discusses current legal topics in the media, sports, and entertainment industries. By Joseph A. Bahgat.

http://www.internetontrial.com/
  • Mar 31

    Don’t be an April Fool—Backup Your Data on World Backup Day

    Don’t be an April Fool—Backup Your Data on World Backup Day
    Today, March 31, 2018, marks the eighth annual World Backup Day. Before you physically step back from wherever you’re standing, that’s not the kind of “backing up” we’re talking about. World Backup Day started by…
  • Feb 28

    You still believe “private” Facebook posts are really private?

    You still believe “private” Facebook posts are really private?
    Do you post things “privately” to Facebook, which you wouldn’t ordinarily post to a public forum that anyone could access (as opposed to being limited to your Facebook friends or circles)? A few weeks ago, I wrote…
  • Jan 17

    Is it Possible to Get Defamatory Search Results Removed from Google?

    Is it Possible to Get Defamatory Search Results Removed from Google?
    The short answer is: Yes. But it’s not easy. It’s pretty common that every week I’ll get a call or email from a small business owner, or another attorney (who represents a small business owner) asking about how to get a…
Rank this Week: 2735

Media and Communications Policy

Media and Communications Policy

Covers First Amendment and communication policy issues. By the Media Institute.

http://www.mediacompolicy.org/
  • Mar 14

    Time To Review Kid Vid Regulation

    Time To Review Kid Vid Regulation
    Under Chairman Ajit Pai, the Federal Communications Commission has made some remarkable strides in reviewing and moving to repeal a host of burdensome regulations that have outlived their usefulness. Media ownership rules like the…
  • Mar 14

    Time To Review Kid Vid Regulation

    Time To Review Kid Vid Regulation
    Under Chairman Ajit Pai, the Federal Communications Commission has made some remarkable strides in reviewing and moving to repeal a host of burdensome regulations that have outlived their usefulness. Media ownership rules like the…
  • Feb 19

    The Judge Who Holds Key to Future of Media

    The Judge Who Holds Key to Future of Media
    Federal Judge Richard Leon is not a household name, but he is one of the most powerful men in Washington. As senior judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Leon’s past decisions have altered the fate of some of…
Rank this Week: 3621

Beyond Telecom Law Blog

Beyond Telecom Law Blog

Covers telecom policy, services agreements and data security/privacy. By Keller and Heckman LLP.

http://www.beyondtelecomlawblog.com
  • Mar 1

    Osure RF Signs of the Times—Part Three

    Osure RF Signs of the Times—Part Three
    This third entry on the FCC’s ongoing review of RF exposure limits highlights the Notice of Inquiry that focuses on possible changes to the current RF exposure limits. The NOI reiterates that the current exposure limits were adopted in…
  • Feb 22

    RF Signs of the Times—Part Two

    RF Signs of the Times—Part Two
    Part One of this series summarized the FCC’s long-pending proceeding and initial set of decisions on human exposure to radiofrequency (RF) fields. Generally, the more complicated and difficult decisions were deferred.  In light of…
  • Feb 8

    RF Exposure Limits–Signs of the Times—Part One

    RF Exposure Limits–Signs of the Times—Part One
    This is the first entry of three regarding the FCC’s ongoing proceeding addressing human exposure to radio-frequency (RF) fields.  Although the FCC proceeding has been pending for some time, Chairman Pai has informed Congress that…
Rank this Week: 3631

Ad Briefs: Covering Your Ads

Ad Briefs: Covering Your Ads

Covers legal issues affecting interactive, sports and entertainment marketing and promotions. By Sheppard Mullin Richter and Hampton LLP.

http://www.coveringyourads.com/
  • Feb 22

    Do We Need A Truth In Advertising Act? The Industry and Retailers Self-Regulate Photoshopping Ad

    Do We Need A Truth In Advertising Act? The Industry and Retailers Self-Regulate Photoshopping Ad
    Digitally altered images of models have been a controversial advertising issue for decades. In Great Britain, the Advertising Standards Authority Ltd., which is the governing regulatory advertising body, in 2011 banned skincare advertisements…
  • Jan 25

    Are Your Product Warnings Prop 65 Compliant? With New Changes Coming, It’s Time to Re-Evaluate

    Are Your Product Warnings Prop 65 Compliant? With New Changes Coming, It’s Time to Re-Evaluate
    Prop 65 is a California law that requires California consumers receive warnings regarding the presence of chemicals that cause cancer or reproductive toxicity. As we reported in our Environmental Blog, new Prop 65 regulations go in to effect…
  • Jan 16

    Reading Between the Blurred Line

    Reading Between the Blurred Line
    The Federal Trade Commission recently released a Staff Report regarding consumer recognition of native and search advertising entitled “Blurred Lines”, summarizing its findings from its self-styled “exploratory…
Rank this Week: 4082

The Unruly of Law

The Unruly of Law

Reports on media law cases, developments in new media and traditional journalism. By Sheldon Toplitt.

http://theunrulyoflaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 18

    Follow my new website

    Follow my new website
    After 1,900 posts about media law & intellectual property, I've moved on to real property. Follow my new Website: stoplitt.kw.com & visit me on Twitter: @WriteLawyer. Cheers.
  • Feb 18

    Follow my new website

    Follow my new website
    After 1,900 posts about media law & intellectual property, I've moved on to real property. Follow my new Website: stoplitt.kw.com & visit me on Twitter: @WriteLawyer. Cheers.
  • Dec 24

    TUOL's 1,900 Milestone, Kidney Stone & A New Chapter...

    TUOL's 1,900 Milestone, Kidney Stone & A New Chapter...
    The Unruly of Law today published its 1,900th post. That's pretty amazing, we state unabashedly, and in disbelief. The Unruly of Law today is included among the American Bar Association's Legal Blogs and Justia's Law Blogs.When "TUOL" began…
Rank this Week: 4551

OberIPWatch

OberIPWatch

Covers IP issues of importance to clients in science, technology, healthcare, education, media and the arts. By Ober Kaler.

http://oberipwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 3534

Watching the Connectives

Watching the Connectives

Covers telecoms and technology. By Olswang.

http://robbratby.com/
  • Mar 30

    Goodbye from Watching the Connectives: hello from The Digital Watcher

    Goodbye from Watching the Connectives: hello from The Digital Watcher
    To all my readers, thank you and goodbye. This blog is now an ex-blog. The first post of this blog was published six years ago in December 2010. Since then, there have been over 90,000 views of the 165 posts … Continue reading →
  • Aug 3

    Ofcom consults on revision of (half of) UK’s general authorisation condition

    Ofcom consults on revision of (half of) UK’s general authorisation condition
    As anticipated, Ofcom yesterday started a consultation on its plans to update the UK’s Conditions of General Entitlement i.e. the obligations placed on all telecoms operators in the UK that rely on the UK’s general authorisation.…
  • Jul 26

    UK’s Financial Conduct Authority issues guidance on cloud

    UK’s Financial Conduct Authority issues guidance on cloud
    On 7 July 2016, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued finalised guidance for authorised UK financial institutions use of cloud services. In a marked contrast to some other jurisdictions’ approach, this…
Rank this Week: 2716