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Reading list, good titles edition

Kacy Popyer. Note. CACHE-22: the fine line between information and defamation in Google’s autocomplete function. 34 Cardozo Arts &; Ent. L.J. 835-861 (2016) But why no publicly available copy, Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J.? from Blogger http://ift.tt/2mnSSAP Advertisements

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FESC: Regulation by Internet Intermediaries

Regulation by Internet Intermediaries Moderator: Jack Balkin Emma Llanso & Rita Cant     “Internet Referral Units”: Co-Option of Private Content Moderation Systems for Extralegal Government Censorship Kate Klonick, discussant: Most UGC platforms have content standards to which users agree.  Impermissible nudity, … Continue reading

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Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference at Yale: Search Engines and Free Speech

Heather M. Whitney & Robert Mark Simpson: Search Engines and Free Speech Coverage   Discussant: Heidi Kitrosser: Are search engine results covered by the 1A? Larger question of how we decide what’s salient is part of the paper.  Survey relevant … Continue reading

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Every Single Word, spoken no longer due to abusive copyright claim

Dylan Marron’s “Every Single Word Spoken by a Person of Color in [X]” series, where X is a mainstream film, is a powerful indictment of popular culture.  Too powerful for Warner Brothers when it came to Gone With the Wind, apparently, … Continue reading

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Factor four: the most interesting part of the Google Books decision

Authors Guild v. Google, Inc., No. 13-4829-cv (2d Cir. Oct. 16, 2015) Today’s Google Books decision breaks no new ground in terms of transformativeness.  It is perhaps most interesting in its finessing of the question “what is a derivative work?” … Continue reading

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Google can’t avoid class action just because damages are variable

Pulaski & Middleman, LLC v. Google, Inc., No. 12-16752 (9th Cir.  Sept. 21, 2015)   From 2004-08, many advertisers used Google’s AdWords to bid for Google to put their ads on websites. Pulaski sued under the California UCL and FAL, … Continue reading

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Garcia v. Google reversed; many sigh in relief

Garcia v. Google, Inc., No. 12-57302, — F.3d – (9th Cir. May 18, 2105) (en banc)   Judge McKeown wrote the majority opinion. Garcia was fooled into taking part in a movie that turned out to be the awful Innocence … Continue reading

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