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The Wild, Distributed World: 
Get Ready for Radical Infrastructure Changes, from Blockchains to the Interplanetary File System to the Internet of Things

The Wild, Distributed World: 
Get Ready for Radical Infrastructure Changes, from Blockchains to the Interplanetary File System to the Internet of Things

DWT Media Law August 3, 2016 Comments Off on The Wild, Distributed World: 
Get Ready for Radical Infrastructure Changes, from Blockchains to the Interplanetary File System to the Internet of Things

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Fair Use, Viral Videos, and Correcting the Record About the Jukin Case

Fair Use, Viral Videos, and Correcting the Record About the Jukin Case

DWT Media Law July 14, 2016 Comments Off on Fair Use, Viral Videos, and Correcting the Record About the Jukin Case

By Jason Harrow While fair use has recently evolved in a way that has been, for the most part, increasingly hospitable to commentators, critics and appropriation artists, it remains an area in which there

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Internet Service Providers and Oldies Fans Rejoice: 
Second Circuit Holds the DMCA Safe Harbor Covers Pre-1972 Sound Recordings

Internet Service Providers and Oldies Fans Rejoice: 
Second Circuit Holds the DMCA Safe Harbor Covers Pre-1972 Sound Recordings

DWT Media Law June 28, 2016 Comments Off on Internet Service Providers and Oldies Fans Rejoice: 
Second Circuit Holds the DMCA Safe Harbor Covers Pre-1972 Sound Recordings

By Jim Rosenfeld and George Wukoson The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit’s June 16, 2016, decision in Capitol Records, LLC v. Vimeo, LLC was a victory for internet service providers who

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Digital Emotions: The Evidentiary Impact of Emoticons and Emojis

Digital Emotions: The Evidentiary Impact of Emoticons and Emojis

DWT Media Law January 20, 2016 Comments Off on Digital Emotions: The Evidentiary Impact of Emoticons and Emojis

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The Dancing Baby Grooves to Mixed Victory in the 9th Circuit: Court Holds that DMCA Takedown Notices Require Consideration of Fair Use

The Dancing Baby Grooves to Mixed Victory in the 9th Circuit: Court Holds that DMCA Takedown Notices Require Consideration of Fair Use

DWT Media Law January 5, 2016 Comments Off on The Dancing Baby Grooves to Mixed Victory in the 9th Circuit: Court Holds that DMCA Takedown Notices Require Consideration of Fair Use

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California’s Correction Statute Amended to Protect Online and Weekly Publications

California’s Correction Statute Amended to Protect Online and Weekly Publications

DWT Media Law December 21, 2015 Comments Off on California’s Correction Statute Amended to Protect Online and Weekly Publications

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Another Page in the Google Books Saga: Appeals Court Blesses Mass Digitization Project as Fair Use

Another Page in the Google Books Saga: Appeals Court Blesses Mass Digitization Project as Fair Use

DWT Media Law November 21, 2015 Comments Off on Another Page in the Google Books Saga: Appeals Court Blesses Mass Digitization Project as Fair Use

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The Big Picture: Aereo Held to Violate Public Performance Right

The Big Picture: Aereo Held to Violate Public Performance Right

DWT Media Law June 30, 2014 Comments Off on The Big Picture: Aereo Held to Violate Public Performance Right

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2nd Circuit Issues Its Fair Use Ruling in Authors Guild v. HathiTrust

2nd Circuit Issues Its Fair Use Ruling in Authors Guild v. HathiTrust

DWT Media Law June 24, 2014 Comments Off on 2nd Circuit Issues Its Fair Use Ruling in Authors Guild v. HathiTrust

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Lawsuits for Allegedly Improper Takedown Notices Continue to Face Uphill Battle

Lawsuits for Allegedly Improper Takedown Notices Continue to Face Uphill Battle

DWT Media Law August 27, 2013 Comments Off on Lawsuits for Allegedly Improper Takedown Notices Continue to Face Uphill Battle

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FTC Announces COPPA Rule Changes to Catch Up With Social Networks, Smartphones, and Other Developments

FTC Announces COPPA Rule Changes to Catch Up With Social Networks, Smartphones, and Other Developments

DWT Media Law April 16, 2013 Comments Off on FTC Announces COPPA Rule Changes to Catch Up With Social Networks, Smartphones, and Other Developments

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President Obama Signs Video Privacy Protection Act Amendment

President Obama Signs Video Privacy Protection Act Amendment

DWT Media Law February 26, 2013 Comments Off on President Obama Signs Video Privacy Protection Act Amendment

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Patent Infringement Issues Affecting Media Companies

Patent Infringement Issues Affecting Media Companies

DWT Media Law September 6, 2012 Comments Off on Patent Infringement Issues Affecting Media Companies

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The Basics of Music Licensing in Digital Media: 2011 Update

The Basics of Music Licensing in Digital Media: 2011 Update

DWT Media Law June 10, 2011 Comments Off on The Basics of Music Licensing in Digital Media: 2011 Update

By David D. Oxenford and Robert J. Driscoll Businesses that are involved in digital media use music in many ways—and most require some sort of license to make the use legal. Whether the music

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State of Evolving Media 2011: 10 Top Trends

State of Evolving Media 2011: 10 Top Trends

DWT Media Law June 9, 2011 1

The evolving media landscape continues to transform at a rapid pace. Throughout 2011, expect more developments in the way entertainment is digitally distributed to consumers, more growth in capability for apps and social media,

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