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A First Amendment Argument for Protecting Uncommissioned Art on Private Property « Clancco

A First Amendment Argument for Protecting Uncommissioned Art on Private Property « Clancco | Media Law | Scoop.it
The aim of Clancco.com is to explore, investigate, and examine the relationship between art and law. Clancco focuses on the discourses of intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art.
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Digital Security and Privacy for Human Rights Defenders | Front Line

Digital Security and Privacy for Human Rights Defenders | Front Line | Media Law | Scoop.it
Digital Security and Privacy for Human Rights Defenders (free book - Spanish too) http://t.co/k0SUsb1Ksw
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SLS News | Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society ...

SLS News | Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society ... | Media Law | Scoop.it
STANFORD, Calif., July 7, 2014—The Center for Internet and Society (CIS) at Stanford Law School launched a new online educational resource initiative called the “World Intermediary Liability Map,” or “WILMap”.
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Illegal downloading: four strikes and then... nothing - Telegraph.co.uk

Illegal downloading: four strikes and then... nothing - Telegraph.co.uk | Media Law | Scoop.it
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Illegal downloading: four strikes and then...
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New laws for internet trolls - Telegraph.co.uk

New laws for internet trolls - Telegraph.co.uk | Media Law | Scoop.it
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New laws for internet trolls
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Peers on the House of Lords Communications Committee are to investigate the laws and regulations that cover social media, to see if “further action” against trolls is necessary.
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A Progressive Licence Fee for a Progressive Era

A Progressive Licence Fee for a Progressive Era | Media Law | Scoop.it
As the Parliamentary Select Committee on the Future of the BBC continues to hear evidence on what shape the Royal Charter should take when it’s renewed in 2016 with a session this past Tuesday, Ronan Costello, an MSc student at the LSE suggests...
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Copyright Liabilities Loom for Cloud Providers in Wake of Aereo Judgement

Copyright Liabilities Loom for Cloud Providers in Wake of Aereo Judgement | Media Law | Scoop.it
Dr. Monica Horten, a writer, policy analyst and visiting fellow at the LSE, looks at copyright liability for cloud computing services hovering on the EU horizon and asks what we can learn from the case of ABC Inc v Aereo in the United States...
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Dear Aereo: Good luck. You'll need it. Signed, Napster and Grokster vets - CNET

Dear Aereo: Good luck. You'll need it. Signed, Napster and Grokster vets - CNET | Media Law | Scoop.it
Dear Aereo: Good luck. You'll need it. Signed, Napster and Grokster vets CNET Those companies had enabled the widespread swapping of copyrighted digital files -- music in the case of Napster and many types in the case of Grokster and Morpheus --...
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Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-06-28 | Barry ...

Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-06-28 | Barry ... | Media Law | Scoop.it
Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-06-21: Here's what Tesla's 'good faith' patent stance actual... http://t.co/pkjbMw59Tu -> Justice Canada.
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The TTIP-gate: a tale of access to documents, secrecy and EU powers

The TTIP-gate: a tale of access to documents, secrecy and EU powers | Media Law | Scoop.it
University of South Wales “The Court added a cherry on top of the transparency cake.” It is no secret that secrecy in the TTIP negotiations has been bothering several sectors of civil society (apologies, but the links to back this up were too many...
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Media Policy Meme 6: One Does Not Simply…

Media Policy Meme 6: One Does Not Simply… | Media Law | Scoop.it
The UK public remains torn between the level of involvement that the state should have in protecting citizens online and the fundamental principle of freedom of speech in the cyber world.
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To Charge, or Not to Charge: BBC’s Licence Fee Dilemma

To Charge, or Not to Charge: BBC’s Licence Fee Dilemma | Media Law | Scoop.it
Having heard from the BBC’s  leadership last week in discussion with academics, LSE MSc student Kailey Fuller-Jackson argues that the broadcaster’s leadership might be avoiding serious discussion of licence fee alternatives.
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James Heath: Why Subscription isn’t the Best Way to Fund the BBC

James Heath: Why Subscription isn’t the Best Way to Fund the BBC | Media Law | Scoop.it
With the BBC’s Charter Review just around the corner, James Heath, Director of Policy at the BBC, sets out the BBC position in a two part series.
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A 21st Century BBC: A lecture by Diane Coyle, Acting Chair of the BBC Trust

A 21st Century BBC: A lecture by Diane Coyle, Acting Chair of the BBC Trust | Media Law | Scoop.it
In this lecture, Diane Coyle considers how the BBC can meet the challenge of providing a universal service while media channels proliferate and its audience becomes more and more diverse. She will ...
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EU Law Analysis: Open letter on the UK's Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill

EU Law Analysis: Open letter on the UK's Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill | Media Law | Scoop.it
15 leading internet law academics point out #DRIP is a "serious expansion of the surveillance state"
http://t.co/7LsoU4jAQS
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Digital TV Wars: How Hollywood Leverages Amazon, Netflix and Hulu - Hollywood Reporter

Digital TV Wars: How Hollywood Leverages Amazon, Netflix and Hulu - Hollywood Reporter | Media Law | Scoop.it
This story first appeared in the July 25 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.
The battle among digital players is creating a clear winner: content ...
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How copyright law blocks cheap Internet TV: In Plain English - SCOTUSblog (blog)

How copyright law blocks cheap Internet TV: In Plain English - SCOTUSblog (blog) | Media Law | Scoop.it
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How copyright law blocks cheap Internet TV: In Plain English
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Federal law provides that no one can “publicly perform” that work unless they pay you.
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Projects Ranking Digital Rights and Tracking Corporate Censorship ...

Projects Ranking Digital Rights and Tracking Corporate Censorship ... | Media Law | Scoop.it
The latest Knight Foundation grants have funded two projects to keep track of the behaviour of technology companies and hold them accountable on digital rights and censorship. OnlineCensorship.org, led by Jillian C York at ...
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Internet Law

A primer on Internet laws and legal issues by Prof. Mark Grabowski, who teaches Internet Law.
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Media Policy Meme 5: The Google Doodle – Who knew?

Media Policy Meme 5: The Google Doodle – Who knew? | Media Law | Scoop.it
When Google was founded in 1997, its mission statement was, “To organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful” At the time, founders Larry Page and Sergei Brin could not have predicted where this would lead them.
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Net Threats - The Pew Internet and American Life Project

Net Threats - The Pew Internet and American Life Project | Media Law | Scoop.it
Net Threats
The Pew Internet and American Life Project
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The Clock is Ticking for IPSO, UK’s New Press Regulator

The Clock is Ticking for IPSO, UK’s New Press Regulator | Media Law | Scoop.it
Media Policy Project Director Damian Tambini calls on the board of the new press regulator, IPSO, to reform it fast or resign. 
Journalists have been imprisoned in the UK in the past weeks and more are to be sentenced.
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A bill to amend the Spanish IP Law

A bill to amend the Spanish IP Law | Media Law | Scoop.it
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya “A clear intention to solve some of the most disturbing problems in Spanish IP.” On February 14th, the Spanish Government approved a bill to amend the law of intellectual property (TRLPI).  The bill is currently in...
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EU Commissioner Kroes: Our single market is crying out for copyright reform

EU Commissioner Kroes: Our single market is crying out for copyright reform | Media Law | Scoop.it
“Every day citizens here in the Netherlands and across the EU break the law just to do something commonplace.
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DRIP: Five Arguments Against Proposed UK Data Retention Bill

DRIP: Five Arguments Against Proposed UK Data Retention Bill | Media Law | Scoop.it
The UK Parliament is voting this week on a proposed bill related to retention and access to communications data.
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Media Policy Meme 7: Symbolizing the Battle for Free Press

Media Policy Meme 7: Symbolizing the Battle for Free Press | Media Law | Scoop.it
Despite the opportunities afforded by online platforms, there is evidence that freedom of expression and particularly freedom of the press has not been improving across the globe, and that often this is a reflection of state policies.
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