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Monday Morning JetLawg

On October 12, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Another pro athlete barred from using Twitter during training camp–inequal treatment based on star power?

Family of deceased high school football player files lawsuit for wrongful death.

Apple’s iTunes LPs’ future limited by their cost.

Can a Facebook “poke” violate a [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On September 20, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Ukrainian law prohibiting unmarried couples from adopting children bars Elton John and longtime partner David Furnish from adopting 14-month-old, HIV-stricken child.

PCs and iPhones with text-to-speech applications for speech-impaired denied coverage by Medicare and private health insurers due to other non-medical uses.

Delaware appeals [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On August 30, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Comcast’s win in district court regarding 1993 FCC rule allows it to pursue more than 30% of cable market.

Musician John Mayer must dish out $25,000 to charity selected by TMZ for losing bet over not-so-secret mug shot.

Michael Jackson’s death officially ruled a homicide [...]

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When President Obama recently visited Queen Elizabeth, he came bearing gifts, including an iPod loaded with Broadway songs. This seems harmless enough, but Fred von Lohmann at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has pointed out that the president may have unwittingly committed copyright infringement.

The problem has to do with the [...]

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FTC Beginning to Notice Problems with DRM

On March 30, 2009 By JETLaw

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently hosted a workshop in Seattle that dealt with how digital rights management (DRM) has affected consumers of products ranging from music, to movies, to video games. While the workshop did not produce new regulations, individuals and organizations representing the various [...]

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Contentions Over Royalties in the Online Music World

On October 5, 2008 By JETLaw

As technology continues to transform the way that consumers satisfy their entertainment needs, the contentious differences over where all the money should go become more and more visible. With the Writers Guild of America strike still in recent memory and a strike by the Screen Actors Guild threatening, the consequences [...]

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