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California’s “Online Eraser” Law for Minors to Take Effect Jan. 1, 2015

California’s “Online Eraser” Law for Minors to Take Effect Jan. 1, 2015

DWT Media Law November 26, 2014 Comments Off on California’s “Online Eraser” Law for Minors to Take Effect Jan. 1, 2015

By Thomas R. Burke, Deborah A. Adler, Ambika K. Doran, and Tom Wyrwich On Jan. 1, 2015, California’s “Online Eraser” law will take effect, requiring websites and other online service operators to delete on

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Summary Judgment for the Song of the Summer: The Court Takes a Hard Line Against Blurred Lines

Summary Judgment for the Song of the Summer: The Court Takes a Hard Line Against Blurred Lines

DWT Media Law November 25, 2014 Comments Off on Summary Judgment for the Song of the Summer: The Court Takes a Hard Line Against Blurred Lines

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Transformative Use of Notorious Dictator’s Name and Likeness in Video Game is Protected Speech

Transformative Use of Notorious Dictator’s Name and Likeness in Video Game is Protected Speech

DWT Media Law November 24, 2014 Comments Off on Transformative Use of Notorious Dictator’s Name and Likeness in Video Game is Protected Speech

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The Right to be Forgotten or Not Exposed

The Right to be Forgotten or Not Exposed

DWT Media Law November 23, 2014 Comments Off on The Right to be Forgotten or Not Exposed

  By Elizabeth McNamara and Samuel M. Bayard The ubiquitous and permanent availability of damning information on the Internet has been the source of countless news articles.  Stories in the press commonly relate cautionary

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Section 230 Does Not Apply to Allegations that Website for Models Failed to Warn Plaintiff About Potential for Rape

Section 230 Does Not Apply to Allegations that Website for Models Failed to Warn Plaintiff About Potential for Rape

DWT Media Law November 23, 2014 Comments Off on Section 230 Does Not Apply to Allegations that Website for Models Failed to Warn Plaintiff About Potential for Rape

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FCC Requires Closed Captioning of IP Video Clips

FCC Requires Closed Captioning of IP Video Clips

DWT Media Law November 23, 2014 Comments Off on FCC Requires Closed Captioning of IP Video Clips

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Google Reading Your [Redacted]: A Front Row Seat at the High-Stakes Spying Case You’ve Never Heard of

Google Reading Your [Redacted]: A Front Row Seat at the High-Stakes Spying Case You’ve Never Heard of

DWT Media Law November 23, 2014 Comments Off on Google Reading Your [Redacted]: A Front Row Seat at the High-Stakes Spying Case You’ve Never Heard of

  By Thomas R. Burke and Jonathan L. Segal Back in February, in a San Jose courtroom, a bombshell was dropped that could have been erased from the public record. The revelation came in

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