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Amazon case shows profound difference between DMCA safe harbor & 230 immunity

Kangaroo Mfg. Inc. v. Amazon.com Inc., No. CV-17-01806-PHX-SPL, 2019 WL 1280945 (D. Ariz. Mar. 20, 2019) The Amazon Chronicles often asks “what is Amazon?”  An interesting question to build a law school course around might be “what can Amazon do?”  … Continue reading

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ICANN and the New Top-Level Domains, panel 2

ICANN and the New Top-Level Domains “Walled Gardens:” Should gTLDs Become Private Platforms? Becky Burr, ICANN Board & Neustar: We used to talk about .kids as a walled garden/moderated content for kids, a safe space. [Based on what we know … Continue reading

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Influencer’s laundry list complaint against PopSugar survives motion to dismiss

Batra v. Popsugar, Inc., 2019 WL 482492, No. 18-cv-03752-HSG (N.D. Cal. Feb. 7, 2018) Batra sued Popsugar for removing the CMI of her photograph, infringing her copyright, violating her right of publicity, intentionally interfering with her contracts, engaging in false … Continue reading

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WIPIP 2019, University of Houston, Copyright panel

Abandoning Copyrights, Aaron Perzanowski & Dave Fagundes: Unilateral transfer of rights. W/personal property you think about transfer to unknown but discrete third party, but in © abandoned rights are not up for grabs by some new claimant, but rather in … Continue reading

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Y/S/H Junior Faculty Forum, June 5-6 2019 Request for Submissions (including IP)

Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum June 5-6, 2019, Yale Law School Yale, Stanford, and Harvard Law Schools announce the 20th session of the Junior Faculty Forum to be held at Yale Law School on June 5-6, 2019. The Forum’s objective is … Continue reading

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Y/S/H Junior Faculty Forum, June 5-6 2019 Request for Submissions (including IP)

Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum June 5-6, 2019, Yale Law School Yale, Stanford, and Harvard Law Schools announce the 20th session of the Junior Faculty Forum to be held at Yale Law School on June 5-6, 2019. The Forum’s objective is … Continue reading

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IPSC plenary

Tonya Evans, CryptoKitties, Cryptography, and Copyright Nonfungible digital creativity, enabled by the ERC 721 standard on the Ethereum blockchain: verifiable, indestructible digital scarcity.  NFTs overcome failures of existing digital structure for creators by providing for ownership, provenance, chain of title.  … Continue reading

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