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Is Everything Going to Be OK? Whether Individual Emoji Are Copyrightable

Is Everything Going to Be OK? Whether Individual Emoji Are Copyrightable

DWT Media Law January 21, 2016 Comments Off on Is Everything Going to Be OK? Whether Individual Emoji Are Copyrightable

By Jason Harrow The editors of Oxford Dictionaries recently named  the word of the year in 2015. [1] No, that is not a strange typo: The word of the year really was an emoji.

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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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Holy Copyrightability Batman! The Batmobile Is Still a Superhero

Holy Copyrightability Batman! The Batmobile Is Still a Superhero

DWT Media Law January 3, 2016 Comments Off on Holy Copyrightability Batman! The Batmobile Is Still a Superhero

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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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FTC OKs Facial Recognition Consent Under COPPA Rule

FTC OKs Facial Recognition Consent Under COPPA Rule

DWT Media Law November 20, 2015 Comments Off on FTC OKs Facial Recognition Consent Under COPPA Rule

By Ronald G. London and Bryan Thompson This past Nov. 18, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved a new verifiable parental-consent method under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule, which will allow

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California Beefs Up Encryption & Notice in Data Breach Law

California Beefs Up Encryption & Notice in Data Breach Law

DWT Media Law October 27, 2015 Comments Off on California Beefs Up Encryption & Notice in Data Breach Law

By Christopher Avery and Bryan Thompson On October 8, 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed A.B. 964 and S.B. 570 into law, a pair of bills that amended the Golden State’s data breach notification

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The 2015 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: Changing the Way Civil Litigants Operate in Federal Court

The 2015 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: Changing the Way Civil Litigants Operate in Federal Court

DWT Media Law October 26, 2015 Comments Off on The 2015 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: Changing the Way Civil Litigants Operate in Federal Court

By Karen A. Henry and Diana Palacios The recent amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure are the most significant overhaul of the rules governing civil litigation in federal court that we’ve seen

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