Over The Top, Net Neutrality, and more

In this episode, in addition to our usual coverage of the stories from the previous month, we take a deep dive into “Over The Top” services… Stay tuned ’till the end

 

 

 

 

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Copywrong | Don’t Say My Name | KinderCopying

? SHOW NOTES Sirius Battle Over Attorney Fees Follows Turtles’ Pre-1972 Sound Recordings Settlement http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/sirius-battle-attorney-fees-follows-turtles-pre-72-sound-recordings-settlement-969387 https://www.scribd.com/document/337743480/Sirius-Response https://www.scribd.com/document/337743410/Flo-Eddie-Reply Related: Florida Supreme Court to hear Turtles copyright case http://www.newsherald.com/news/20170201/supreme-court-to-hear-turtles-copyright-case Appeals Court Makes It Tougher for Content Companies to Sue Tech Services for Mass Piracy http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/appeals-court-makes-tougher-content-companies-sue-tech-services-mass-piracy-967386 https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/02/another-loss-perfect-10-another-good-day-copyright-law http://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2017/01/23/15-55500.pdf   EFF to Court: Don’t Let the Right of Publicity … Read more

Episode 81

[TheChamp-Sharing] SHOW NOTES Supreme Court At “Slants” Hearing, U.S. Supreme Court Weighs Offensive Trademarks (Tam v. lee) http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/lee-v-tam/ http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/at-slants-hearing-us-supreme-court-weighs-offensive-trademarks-965416 http://www.tbennettlaw.com/createprotect/2017/1/18/why-you-cant-trademark-the-presidents-name http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/legal-and-management/7661724/rock-band-the-slants-appear-before-supreme-court-to Supreme Court Asked If DMCA Safe Harbors Apply to Pre-1972 Sound Recordings http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/supreme-court-asked-dmca-safe-harbors-apply-pre-1972-sound-recordings-956725 http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/capitol-records-llc-v-vimeo-llc/   Following Up… New York Appeals Court reverses flo ‘n Eddie decision http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/new-york-appeals-court-reverses-big-decision-pre-1972-sound-recordings-957856 http://blog.ericgoldman.org/archives/2017/01/a-seismic-ruling-revisited-no-common-law-public-performance-rights-in-pre-1972-sound-recordings-in-new-york-flo-eddie-v-sirius.htm IMDB Asks Court to enjoin enforcement … Read more

2016: The Year in Review

[TheChamp-Sharing] SHOW NOTES https://popehat.com/tag/prenda-law/ And another lawyer discipline situation… http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/hollywood-docket-lawyer-who-battled-led-zeppelin-says-judges-conspired-suspend-him-956626 Flo and Eddie lose appeal in NY.  Proposed settlement reached with Sirius. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/new-york-appeals-court-reverses-big-decision-pre-1972-sound-recordings-957856 https://www.scribd.com/document/332615992/Flo-Eddie-Sirius-Proposed-Settlement   And Now…  Our year end round up of the big stories from 2016… In no particular order, and this is a totally un-scientifically compiled list… Happy Birthday and other works … Read more