Emmanuel Legrand posted a very informative piece in his newsletter about a speech by Rep. Jerry Nadler at the so-called “Music Biz Association” Music Biz Entertainment & Technology Law Conference Series in New York. (Some of you may remember the “Music Biz Association” as NARM which is what it was called before it was taken over by […]
We’re posting a comment from Dr. Robert Epstein in its own post.
Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg knows all about how the Facebook and Google advertising cartel profits from human misery–and the Russians.
The idea of Mark Zuckerberg running for president is really scary, given what we’ve discovered about the power of his little invention to warp democracy.
The Senate Commerce Committee held hearings this week on amending the tech industry’s safe harbor in the Communications Decency Act that protects pimps and other human traffickers who use the Internet to facilitate child rape. As became apparent in the hearing, the Internet Association (aka Google) is very much opposed to any change in its […]
The “Transparency in Music Licensing and Ownership Act” claims to make things easier for coffee shops, bars and restaurants who want to license music to play in their establishments. To many in the music industry, the bill seems like a wolf in sheep’s clothing with the potential cause big problems.
Google sends in the shills to defend it before U.S. Senate on sex trafficking legislation, and Sen. Portman is not happy.
Yelp is accusing Google of violating a 2012 settlement with the Federal Trade Commission in which the internet search giant agreed to stop passing off third-party content as its own. Luther Lowe, Yelp’s vice president of public policy, sent a letter to acting FTC Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen on Monday saying that Google has been scraping […]
I first called your attention to Dr. Robert Epstein in 2013. Dr. Epstein’s work on Google’s power to throw elections by manipulating public opinion was startling to many, and I got the usual eye rolling about how mistrustful I was of Google. (See “Democracy at Risk: Manipulating Search Rankings Can Shift Voting Preferences Substantially Without […]
Read Judge Rakoff’s excellent decision ruling against the infringing Kinder Guides on the infringer’s fair use defense.