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Section 512 roundtable part 3

SESSION 3: Domestic Developments             Richard James Burgess American Association of Independent Music: Not much different from 2016. Notice and takedown hasn’t helped with staydown; still need to send lots of notice. Optimistic about EU Copyright Directive. Alex Feerst Medium: … Continue reading

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Section 512 Roundtable part two

Jonathan Band Library Copyright Alliance: Motherless & Mavrix show problems with moderation –including compliance w/new EU rules—threatening to remove safe harbor. Sofia Castillo Association of American Publishers: still bad. Stephen Carlisle Nova Southeastern University: has one client, a small music … Continue reading

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U.S. Copyright Office, Section 512 Study Roundtable

Opening Remarks Karyn A. Temple, Register of Copyrights and Director, U.S. Copyright Office Nat’l and int’l changes since 2016 roundtable—looking for updates.  [Congrats on her first official event as Register!]  Tale of two cities: very different perspectives on how DMCA … Continue reading

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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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