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Monday Morning JetLawg

On March 21, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Conservative man’s tweets regarding Obama assassination would receive no First Amendment protection.

Sony signs $200 million deal with Michael Jackson’s estate for ten projects over seven years.

Rapper DMX violates probation and gets six-month jail term.

Legal and ethical controversy raised by Virginia [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On March 8, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

New shape to the Internet on the way?

U.S. government continues task to bring Internet freedom to repressed countries. Meanwhile, recent amendment to British law may head the other direction.

Feud between Amazon and Apple over the Daily Deal.

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"Kanye West Hates Talented People"

On September 17, 2009 By Sean Wlodarczyk

While the techie side of our journal’s mission receives lots of attention here on the JETLaw Blog, we do sometimes crawl out of our 1970s dorm-style basement office long enough to watch some television and refill on Cheetos and clean socks. Hence, not even I was immune to noticing this week’s MTV Video Music Awards [...]

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Anonymity on the Internet in Danger

On July 16, 2008 By JETLaw

On March 13, 2007 Viacom filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against YouTube and Google claiming that,

YouTube has harnessed technology to willfully infringe copyrights on a huge scale by taking the value of creative content on a massive scale for YouTube’s benefit without payment or license.

YouTube recently suffered a blow [...]

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