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Penguin Group (USA) Inc. v. American Buddha:  New York’s Long Arm Statute Grows Longer for Internet Piracy

Penguin Group (USA) Inc. v. American Buddha: New York’s Long Arm Statute Grows Longer for Internet Piracy

DWT Media Law December 7, 2011 Comments Off on Penguin Group (USA) Inc. v. American Buddha: New York’s Long Arm Statute Grows Longer for Internet Piracy

By Elizabeth McNamara and Chris Robinson Earlier this year, the New York Court of Appeals issued an important decision which should help New York publishers combat online piracy of their copyrighted works and will

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Emphasizing Interactivity, Court Rules that First Amendment Defeats Right of Publicity Claims Targeting EA’s NCAA Football Video Games

Emphasizing Interactivity, Court Rules that First Amendment Defeats Right of Publicity Claims Targeting EA’s NCAA Football Video Games

DWT Media Law December 7, 2011 Comments Off on Emphasizing Interactivity, Court Rules that First Amendment Defeats Right of Publicity Claims Targeting EA’s NCAA Football Video Games

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Moral Panics, the First Amendment, and the Limits of Social Science

Moral Panics, the First Amendment, and the Limits of Social Science

DWT Media Law December 7, 2011 Comments Off on Moral Panics, the First Amendment, and the Limits of Social Science

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3rd Circuit Reaffirms Rejection of FCC’s “Fleeting Images” Policy, Reverses Super Bowl Fine

3rd Circuit Reaffirms Rejection of FCC’s “Fleeting Images” Policy, Reverses Super Bowl Fine

DWT Media Law December 1, 2011 Comments Off on 3rd Circuit Reaffirms Rejection of FCC’s “Fleeting Images” Policy, Reverses Super Bowl Fine

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DMCA Update: Copyright Office Proposes Changes to Agent Registration System

DMCA Update: Copyright Office Proposes Changes to Agent Registration System

DWT Media Law November 29, 2011 Comments Off on DMCA Update: Copyright Office Proposes Changes to Agent Registration System

Goal is to Qualify for Copyright Safe Harbor for User Generated Content By Adam Shoemaker, David D. Oxenford, and John D. Seiver On Sept. 28, 2011, the Federal Register published the Copyright Office’s Notice

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FTC Proposes Modifications to Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

FTC Proposes Modifications to Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

DWT Media Law November 29, 2011 Comments Off on FTC Proposes Modifications to Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

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Copyright Office Begins New DMCA Exemption Rulemaking

Copyright Office Begins New DMCA Exemption Rulemaking

DWT Media Law October 31, 2011 Comments Off on Copyright Office Begins New DMCA Exemption Rulemaking

By David M. Silverman Among other things, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) prohibits circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works. However, the DMCA requires the Copyright Office to periodically provide

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