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Truth in Music Advertising Law
By Elliot Zimmerman on Wednesday, August 22, 2007 - 11:11 AM
Entertainment Law
On June 18, 2007, Florida joined 16 other states in passing a truth in music advertising law. See F.S. 817.4115, False, deceptive, or misleading advertisement of live musical performances. The law was created to protect artists from identity theft and consumers from being deceived by acts that are not comprised of the legendary artists that initially made the original songs famous. The states that have thus far joined the bandwagon and have passed laws regulating this practice are Pennsylvania, Conneticut, Illinois, Michigan, Massachutes, Maine, South Carolina, North Dakota, Virgina, New Jersey, Florida, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Missouri, Texas, Nevada and New York.

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Three Hurdles to Website Owner Liability
By Elliot Zimmerman on Saturday, July 21, 2007 - 01:28 PM
CyberLaw

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TorrentSpy Ordered to Log Users' IPs
By Elliot Zimmerman on Thursday, July 19, 2007 - 03:50 AM
CyberLaw
On June 27, 2007 in a copyright infringement lawsuit, Columbia Pictures Industries v. Bunnell, No. 06-01093 FMC, pending in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Judge Florence-Marie Cooper ruled that TorrentSpy, a popular search engine that indexes materials made publicly available via the Bit Torrent file sharing protocol, must activate logging and turn the logged data over to the studios, despite its privacy policy. The magistrate judge reasoned that because the info including IP addresses exists in RAM of TorrentSpy's webservers, it is "electronically stored information" that must be collected and turned over to the studios under the rules of federal discovery. Read EFF's amicus brief by clicking here.

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Son of Sam Law in FL
By Elliot Zimmerman on Wednesday, May 16, 2007 - 07:01 AM
Entertainment Law
The "Son of Sam" Law in Florida is codified at F.S. 944.512.

In Rolling v. State ex rel. Butterworth, 741 So. 2d 627 (1999, FL 1st DCA), Appellee State, pursuant to Fla. Stat. ch. 944.512, sought imposition of a lien against property in an action against appellant, convicted criminal, especially seeking proceeds from sale of a book containing accounts of the crimes for which appellant was convicted. Appellants argued that Fla. Stat. ch. 960.291(7) violated U.S. Const. amend. I and was, therefore, unconstitutional both on its face and as applied to each of them. Under the plain language of the statute the lien encompassed appellant's art, autographs, and proceeds from them, as well as proceeds from his book. Appellant publisher was receiving benefits on appellant offender's behalf and thus the lien attached to the proceeds she garnered from sale of property. Appellant offender could not transfer his property to appellant publisher to avoid the lien.

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EMI Offers Higher Quality Downloads Without DRM
By Elliot Zimmerman on Monday, April 02, 2007 - 08:25 PM
Emerging Legal Issues
EMI will be offering, at a greater price, higher quality digital music downloads without digital rights management ("DRM") through Apple's ITunes Store in addition to its lower quality restricted catalog.

We'll have to gaze into our crystal balls to determine whether distributing unprotected MP3s will help expand the market and what effect this will have on music piracy.

Read the Reuters article by clicking here.

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Trademarks Trumped by Freedom of Speech
By Elliot Zimmerman on Tuesday, February 27, 2007 - 06:47 AM
CyberLaw
Click here to read the decision of the National Arbitration Forum in Homer TLC, Inc. v. GreenPeople, Claim Number: FA0508000550345, dated 10/25/05, wherein the panel found that respondent's use of the domain name "homedepotsucks.com" did not violate the Home Depot marks of the complainant.

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Internet Addiction
By Elliot Zimmerman on Thursday, February 22, 2007 - 07:30 AM
Emerging Legal Issues
DAXING, China - Sun Jiting spends his days locked behind metal bars in this military-run installation, put there by his parents. The 17-year-old high school student is not allowed to communicate with friends back home, and his only companions are psychologists, nurses and other patients. Each morning at 6:30, he is jolted awake by a soldier in fatigues shouting, "This is for your own good!"

Sun's offense: Internet addiction.

Click here to read the Washington Post article by Ariana Eunjung Cha.

Also, click here to see Massively Addictive, an article about videogame addiction at Yahoo Games!

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FL Scalping Law Repealed
By Elliot Zimmerman on Saturday, February 03, 2007 - 08:25 PM
Entertainment Law
In the summer of 2006, FL Gov. Jeb Bush (R) signed legislation that replaced the Sunshine State's 60-year-old ticket scalping law, which forbade selling tickets for more than $1 above the face value, with an open-market system that allows ticket owners and Internet brokers to sell tickets at whatever price they can get. The law went into effect Oct. 1 (MIAMI HERALD).

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By Elliot Zimmerman on Friday, September 15, 2006 - 07:19 AM
CyberLaw

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Apple Corps v. iTunes
By Elliot Zimmerman on Monday, May 08, 2006 - 06:15 AM
Entertainment Law
London. Apple Computer won its courtroom battle against the Beatles on May 8, 2006 when Mr. Jusitce Mann found no breach of a 1991 out-of-court settlement agreement between Apple Computer and Apple Corps, which included a $26 million payment by Apple Computer and set out areas in which each party would have exclusive use of their respective logos.

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