Louisiana Judge Blocks Online Age-Verification Law

In issuing a preliminary injunction, judge Brian Jackson ruled that the law “creates a chilling effect on free speech.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Louisiana Booksellers Challenge Online Age-Verification Law

Garden District Book Shop, Octavia Books, and the ABA are among the plaintiffs in a First Amendment suit leveled at a Louisiana law requiring websites to verify the age of Internet users, or face a $10,000 fine. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Court Blocks Maryland’s Library E-book Law

In ruling for the AAP, judge Deborah L. Boardman held that "striking the balance between the critical functions of libraries and the importance of preserving the exclusive rights of copyright holders" is "squarely in the province of Congress and not this Court or a state legislature." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP Sues to Block Maryland, New York Library E-book Laws

The AAP filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to stop Maryland's library e-book law for taking effect January 1 and also disclosed that it was one of more than 20 organizations to sign a letter to New York governor Kathy Hochul urging her to veto a similar bill. Both pieces of legislation require... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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In the Instagram age, you actually can judge a book by its cover

Social media is now a vital platform to promote new titles. And that means jacket designs that hit you ‘hard and quick’Last week’s big literary event was not the publication of a new book, the million-pound signing of a celebrity author or the announcement of a prestigious prize. Instead, it was... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-18 09:00:04 UTC ]
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Trump Administration Sues to Block California Net Neutrality Law

The Department of Justice asked a federal judge in California to block the state’s 2018 net neutrality law contending that it countermands federal regulations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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US judge issues temporary block on Mary Trump memoir

A New York state judge has temporarily blocked Mary Trump and Simon & Schuster from "publishing, printing or distributing"  her memoir Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's most Dangerous Man.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-30 20:33:21 UTC ]
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Judge Tosses 'Defective' Trump Family Bid to Block Niece's Tell-All Memoir

The dismissal is certainly not the end of the road, however, as Trump family attorneys are likely re-file their motion for a restraining order in a proper venue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. judge rules John Bolton can publish book despite efforts by Trump administration to block it

A federal judge ruled Saturday that former U.S. national security adviser John Bolton can move forward in publishing his tell-all book despite efforts by the Trump administration to block the release because of concerns that classified... Continue reading at CBC

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Judge Sets November Trial in Suit to Block Quad's Purchase of LSC

Late last week, Judge Charles R. Nagle denied Quad’s motions for an expedited trial in the Department of Justice’s lawsuit aimed at blocking Quad’s purchase of LSC Communications. The trial is set for November 14. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Singapore debates a law targeting fake news online. Critics warn of a chilling effect

Facebook, Twitter and Google have been under fire all over the world for not doing enough to police their platforms for misinformation. The Singaporean government thinks it has a solution: a law that imposes jail time and hundreds of thousands of dollars in potential fines for posting or failing... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carlos Ezquerra: Tributes paid after Judge Dredd co-creator dies aged 70

Comic book artist Carlos Ezquerra is praised for his "unique style" following his death aged 70. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on free speech online: let law decide the limits | Editorial

The standards by which the internet is controlled need to be open and subject to impartial judiciaries – not left to advertisersThe revelations we publish about how Facebook’s data was used by Cambridge Analytica to subvert the openness of democracy are only the latest examples of a global... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hawaii judge blocks Trump's new travel ban

A federal judge in Hawaii on Tuesday issued an order blocking major parts of President Trump’s newest travel ban, suggesting it violated immigration law. The decision from U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu stops the administration’s travel restrictions nationwide before they were... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers call for rethink of proposed changes to online privacy laws

Warning that new regulations will give Google, Apple and Facebook too much control of advertising and personal dataAn alliance of news publishers has called on European regulators to rethink proposed changes to online privacy laws, arguing that they will potentially kill their digital businesses... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon: EC considers new law to tackle unfair online trading practices

The European Commission is considering a new law to deal with unfair trading practices after deciding further action is necessary to promote fairness and responsibility of online platforms such as Amazon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge grants restraining order blocking Tribune Publishing purchase of O.C. Register

A U.S. District Court judge has approved a temporary restraining order to block Tribune Publishing’s purchase of the Orange County Register and Riverside Press-Enterprise, a decision that the owner of the Los Angeles Times has described as a “death-knell” to its bid. The publishing company's... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Proposed changes in copyright law could render online music streaming more expensive

Late last week, the United States Copyright Office released a report recommending sweeping reforms to the existing music licensing system, which is a labyrinthine mess of outdated regulations (because most of them were established before the Internet age).Titled “Copyright and the Music... Continue reading at PC World

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Judge finds Apple went against anti-trust laws in ebook price-fixing case

US District Judge Denise Cote found that Apple was part of a conspiracy to increase ebook retail prices. An Apple spokesperson maintained that 'we've done nothing wrong.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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German online copyright law to take effect in August

A German online copyright law that will give publishers the exclusive right to the commercial use of their publications on the Internet will come into effect on Aug. 1. The law was published in Germany’s Federal Law Gazette (Bundesgesetzblatt) on Tuesday. After a law is published in the... Continue reading at PC World

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