Regulations

  • Hollywood’s 1st with legal drones in U.S. skies

    As the blog has reported earlier, Hollywood has been sky-high about the possibility that the Federal Aviation Administration would grant exemptions for the use of commercial unmanned aircraft systems (aka drones) for movie and television productions. And the FAA made it official recently, allowing six firms to go ahead and to fly the craft — the first time a private companies ...

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  • Law Prof Comments on Proposed Federal Acknowledgement Process Revisions

    Here: Law Professor Letter – FA ...

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    • IAPP Privacy Academy: “Data Brokers Demystified”

      The International Association of Privacy Professionals hosted its annual Privacy Academy, at which one panel, “Data Brokers Demystified,” specifically focused on regulation of the data-broker industry. The panelists included Janis Kestenbaum from the Federal Trade Commission, Jennifer Glasgow from Acxiom, and Pam Dixon from the World Privacy Forum.
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    • Will millions curb Calif.’s runaway film trade?

      While California, specifically Hollywood, is the legendary film and television capital of the planet, productions have been fleeing to shoot in other states. New York, Louisiana, Georgia — to name but a few competing states — and other countries abroad not only have coveted but they’ve snatched Hollywood’s runaway business, arguably in some measure due to more attractive tax ...
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    • IP protection overseas not easy, experts explain

      … and formerly Senior Adviser for Policy to the Register of Copyrights at the United States Copyright Office. Lutz (left) discussed how the United States signed the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) accord as a non-self-executing agreement. That is, he explained, typical of these kinds of agreements with respect to the U.S…

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    • Will millions curb Calif.’s runaway film trade?

      … shows produced in California, so that clattering sound audible may be word processing equipment in law offices all across Southern California churning out applications for the credits, which Brown says of the law he signed, “will make key improvements in our film and television tax credit program and put thousands of Californians to work.” AB1839…

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    • IAPP Privacy Academy: “Data Brokers Demystified”

      … these issues, so it presents a regulatory gap worth examining. Another example is the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, which is very narrow in its application, creating civil rights gaps. The bottom line is that for big data and statistical analysis, it is very hard to keep race and ethnicity out of the equation, even if measures are taken to take them…

      2 readers - Meena Harris/ Inside Privacy
    • Netflix urges FCC to block net mega-merger

      … Mergers are like marriages and sometimes all the related parties do not agree with the union. Since Comcast and Time Warner announced their proposed merger early last year, Netflix has publicly opposed this deal, calling the Comcast-Time Warner merger “anti-competitive.” Netflix has recently taken a more official step by submitting a Petition…

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