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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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Two years after the Leveson Inquiry, why is the UK government’s dealings with the media still shrouded in secrecy?

Two years after the Leveson Inquiry, why is the UK government’s dealings with the media still shrouded in secrecy? | Media Law | Scoop.it
In light of the apparent government pressure on the Guardian newspaper in the wake of the Snowden revelations and refused FOI requests, Justin Schlosberg of Birkbeck, University of London, argues for more transparency in dealings between government...
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Neelie Kroes to President-elect Juncker on making the Commission digital

Neelie Kroes, VP of the European Commission, wrote a letter to President-elect Juncker on making the Commission digital. The letter is attached.
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Mapping Digital Media Series: Public Interest and Commercial Media - Digital Trends

Mapping Digital Media Series: Public Interest and Commercial Media - Digital Trends | Media Law | Scoop.it
After nearly 3 years of intensive research across 56 countries the Open Society Foundation released the cross cutting, global findings from its Mapping Digital Media Project last week. In the lates...
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Supreme Court To Weigh Facebook Threats, Religious Freedom, Discrimination - North Country Public Radio

Supreme Court To Weigh Facebook Threats, Religious Freedom, Discrimination - North Country Public Radio | Media Law | Scoop.it
The U.S. Supreme Court opens a new term Monday. The issues on the docket range from whether threats on Facebook count as threats to whether prisoners should be allowed to wear short beards.
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Google could be threatened with legal action for celebrity nude photos

Google could be threatened with legal action for celebrity nude photos | Media Law | Scoop.it
An L.A. attorney said Google is exposing itself to legal trouble for not quickly removing nude photos stolen from celebrity iCloud accounts.
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Will The Russian Media Ownership Law Sink CTC Media? - GuruFocus.com

Will The Russian Media Ownership Law Sink CTC Media? - GuruFocus.com | Media Law | Scoop.it
Will The Russian Media Ownership Law Sink CTC Media?, Stocks: CTCM, release date:Oct 01, 2014
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Facebook manager discusses anonymous apps

Facebook manager discusses anonymous apps | Media Law | Scoop.it
A Facebook product manager on Wednesday took to Twitter to discuss his thoughts on anonymous apps, following a New York Times report saying the social network plans to launch a new app to let people discuss topics without revealing their real names.
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Academic behind copyright law changes warns that rights holders could lose ... - Out-Law.com

Academic behind copyright law changes warns that rights holders could lose ... - Out-Law.com | Media Law | Scoop.it
Academic behind copyright law changes warns that rights holders could lose ...
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Librarians won't stay quiet about government surveillance - Washington Post (blog)

Librarians won't stay quiet about government surveillance - Washington Post (blog) | Media Law | Scoop.it
How librarians became one of the loudest voices in the surveillance debate.
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Should Schools be Able to Spy on Students' Social Media?

Should Schools be Able to Spy on Students' Social Media? | Media Law | Scoop.it
Under a new law passed in California Monday, school districts can't monitor its students' social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
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Transparency of media ownership: a first step towards media plurality measures?

Transparency of media ownership: a first step towards media plurality measures? | Media Law | Scoop.it
Just as the European Commission held a seminar in Brussels to exchange best practices on transparency of media ownership on 3 October, a new report found that in many European countries, citizens were unable to establish who owns or controls the...
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Who owns the World Cup? The case for and against (intellectual) property rights in sports.

Who owns the World Cup? The case for and against (intellectual) property rights in sports. | Media Law | Scoop.it
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During the recent  25th anniversary  conference of  the IViR (2-4 July in Amsterdam) many interesting lectures were given and many intriguing panel discussions were held.
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Crooner in Rights Spat - The New Yorker

Crooner in Rights Spat - The New Yorker | Media Law | Scoop.it
Why have copyright protections grown and grown? Louis Menand on what the intellectual-property battles really mean.
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Media Plurality in the UK: Where Do We Go From Here?

Media Plurality in the UK: Where Do We Go From Here? | Media Law | Scoop.it
Chris Dawes, an industry veteran and Senior Visiting Fellow at the LSE,  analyses the Government's recent response to the report into media plurality by noting the challenges of measuring plurality...
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UK Government announces “revenge porn” legislation

UK Government announces “revenge porn” legislation | Media Law | Scoop.it
On 12 October, a press release from the Ministry of Justice and The Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP announced that maliciously sharing sexually explicit pictures of former partners will become a specific ...
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PCC adjudicates on journalist's Facebook posts

PCC adjudicates on journalist's Facebook posts | Media Law | Scoop.it
IN what are its dying days the Press Complaints Commission made an extraordinary decision this week when it said it could adjudicate on journalists' personal social media accounts. It upheld a comp...
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EU-US Trade Negotiations Continue Shutting out the Public—When Will They ... - EFF

EU-US Trade Negotiations Continue Shutting out the Public—When Will They ... - EFF | Media Law | Scoop.it
Negotiators from across the Atlantic met this week in Chevy Chase, Maryland to continue discussing the terms of the EU-US trade agreement, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
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Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-10-11

Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-10-11 | Media Law | Scoop.it
Desire for brands and trademarks reflects new trend in merger and acquisition deals -> JPMorgan cyberattack exposes data of 76 million households -> UK copyright case with good review of dama...
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Major Scrabble Brouhaha: Can You Copyright a List of Words? - Slate Magazine

Major Scrabble Brouhaha: Can You Copyright a List of Words? - Slate Magazine | Media Law | Scoop.it
In the 1980s, when Brian Sheppard created a computer program that played Scrabble, he typed in a lot of words—more than 100,000 of them, from the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary and Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary.
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Audiam Signs Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers for Thorny Area of Digital Rights

Audiam Signs Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers for Thorny Area of Digital Rights | Media Law | Scoop.it
Digital rights administrator Audiam has signed Metallica and Red Hot Chili Peppers for an exclusive North American representation of the bands' publishing catalogs across digital music services including YouTube, Spotify, Beats, Google Play, Rhapsody, Deezer, Amazon Prime and iTunes Match.
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The Top 10 Internet Law Developments of 2014 (Part 1 of 2) - Small Biz Daily

The Top 10 Internet Law Developments of 2014 (Part 1 of 2) - Small Biz Daily | Media Law | Scoop.it
Each year around this time I write an update for Advising eBusinesses, my one-volume handbook on Internet law designed for lawyers who represent online businesses.
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Facebook says states shouldn’t regulate online teen privacy. The FTC disagrees.

Facebook says states shouldn’t regulate online teen privacy. The FTC disagrees. | Media Law | Scoop.it
The FTC says that Facebook misinterpreted a key childrens' privacy law in court arguments.
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Quiz: law for journalists in the age of social media - Journalism.co.uk

Quiz: law for journalists in the age of social media - Journalism.co.uk | Media Law | Scoop.it
Are you up to date with media law? Are you about to get sued? Take our quiz and find out
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54 Russian TV Channels at Risk from New Media Law - Variety

54 Russian TV Channels at Risk from New Media Law - Variety | Media Law | Scoop.it
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- Up to 54 television channels in Russia could close as a result of a new federal law that bans pay TV operators from carrying advertising, which comes into force in January...
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