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Is a Tablet the Only TV You Need?

Is a Tablet the Only TV You Need? | Media Law | Scoop.it

...While planting your face in front of a tiny screen is perfectly acceptable on trans-Atlantic flights, it can be a little odd at home. But if you give yourself over to the tablet, it's actually a pretty awesome experience. I'm not claiming an iPad beats the big screen, but I will say this: Watching shows and movies on a tablet feels closer to what television viewing should be like in the 21st century than what 21st-century TVs actually deliver.  Yes, there are "smart" televisions that come with Wi-Fi and video-streaming services like Netflix and Hulu Plus baked in, but they feel sluggish compared to tablets. Devices that help bridge the gap between Internet-based content and your living room's television, like Apple TV and the Xbox 360, are pretty excellent, but once you've become accustomed to the speed and intimacy of using something like an iPad to watch your shows and films, it's hard to deal with tech that's not as responsive. Even simple things on a tablet, like briskly flicking through a menu of movies or accurately rewinding with the tip of your finger, can be pleasurable. As the gadgets in our pockets and handbags and briefcases become the most impressive technological objects in our lives, the good ol' TV setups in our homes can feel painfully slow and antiquated.  And what these futuristic slates lack in eye-popping bigness, they make up for in deft portability. Want to watch "Monday Night Football" in your backyard for a more tailgate-like experience? You can do that. Spouse kick you off the big screen to watch "Glee?" Grab the tablet and head to the attic. The tablet can be a marriage saver in one-television households. It's also the best thing to happen to lazy Sunday mornings since breakfast in bed...


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New Russian media law now in place - Advanced Television

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Russia's parliament has passed into law a new 'Mass Media' set of regulations limiting the stakes that can be held by foreign companies.
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We need to look at other parliamentary democracies for ideas about how to run televised debates

We need to look at other parliamentary democracies for ideas about how to run televised debates | Media Law | Scoop.it
Among a number of political ramifications, the recent UKIP by-election success in Clacton has raised tough questions about the organization of televised debates during the 2015 general election campaign.
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European Commission approves Facebook/WhatsApp deal: data concentration and privacy as competition concerns?

European Commission approves Facebook/WhatsApp deal: data concentration and privacy as competition concerns? | Media Law | Scoop.it
Inge Graef, an expert on the intersection between personal data and competition law on online media platforms from KU Leuven, looks at the Facebook/WhatsApp acquisition and argues that the European Commission should have examined the impact data...
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What laws currently cover trolling?

What laws currently cover trolling? | Media Law | Scoop.it
The government is planning to crack down on internet abuse. What laws are currently in place?
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The Top 10 Internet Law Developments Of 2014, Part 2 - Small Biz Daily

The Top 10 Internet Law Developments Of 2014, Part 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 (http://legalsolutions.thomsonreuters.com/law-products/Treatises/Advising-eBusinesses-2014-2015-ed/p/100388427). As part of this update, I list what I consider to be the ten most significant developments in Internet law over the past year. I devoted last week’s column to four of these developments.
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The Top 10 Internet Law Developments of 2014 [Part 2 of 2] on Creators.com

The Top 10 Internet Law Developments of 2014 [Part 2 of 2] on Creators.com | Media Law | Scoop.it
Succeeding in Your Business Lifestyle Columns - The Top 10 Internet Law Developments of 2014 [Part 2 of 2]
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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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Commissioners hearings: The many faces of Digital in the new European ... - Access (blog)

Commissioners hearings: The many faces of Digital in the new European ... - Access (blog) | Media Law | Scoop.it
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The Internet of Things: answering the big questions - The Guardian

The Internet of Things: answering the big questions - The Guardian | Media Law | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things is playing an increasing role in everyday life. We look at some of the pressing issues, from potential benefits to new regulation
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Public libraries: the right to digitise and the right of reproduction

Public libraries: the right to digitise and the right of reproduction | Media Law | Scoop.it
Institute for Information Law (IViR) “What the Court did not consider though, is that the outcome of the application of the 3-step test to the digitisation of each individual work for the purposes of making it available for research and private...
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Facebook to federal agents: No, you don't get to create fake profiles to ... - VentureBeat

Facebook to federal agents: No, you don't get to create fake profiles to ... - VentureBeat | Media Law | Scoop.it
Facebook is serious about real people using real names on its service. After initially cracking down on drag queens, the social network is going after the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency for using fak...
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The Top 10 Internet Law Developments of 2014 [Part 1 of 2] on Creators.com

The Top 10 Internet Law Developments of 2014 [Part 1 of 2] on Creators.com | Media Law | Scoop.it
Succeeding in Your Business Lifestyle Columns - The Top 10 Internet Law Developments of 2014 [Part 1 of 2]
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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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