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YouTuber sued for copyright infringement, plaintiff wants $150,000 per incident

YouTubers believed to be in violation of copyright laws typically get a takedown notice advising them to remove whatever content their video is using without permission. 267 more words

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Be Sure You Know How Your People Learn about Ethics

Before you decide upon an ethics program for your organization, consider how the facilitator conducts it, and what content he or she exposes your people to. 365 more words

Karl's Blog Entries

Adele's son wins five-figure settlement from paparazzi

Even when Adele isn’t on stage, she’s still winning.

According to the Associated Press, Adele’s one-year-old son, Angelo, won a five-figure sum in damages from a settlement with photo agency Corbis Images UK after paparazzi photographed him in private family moments. 99 more words

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Shifting the Burden

In his latest blog post, Peter Moskos proposes an interesting strategy to potentially reduce lawsuits brought against police and corrections officers. His plan? Make police and corrections agencies pay for such lawsuits out of their own budgets instead of shifting the financial burden to the controlling government entity (such as the city or state). 83 more words

Problem Oriented Policing

Judge says John Travolta can't stop alleged gay lover from spilling secrets

A California appeals court judge made a ruling on Tuesday that said actor John Travolta can no longer prevent former employee and alleged former gay lover Douglas Gotterba from telling his side of the story in court. 323 more words

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Despite Policy Changes, Google Must Face Class Action Suit Regarding In-App Purchases

Google may have made changes to prevent inadvertent in-app purchases within the Google Play store, but the company still has to answer for their previously lax controls that allowed children to run up huge bills on their parents’ accounts.

Google Must Face Privacy Suit Over Commingled User Data

A federal judge has rejected Google’s bid to dismiss a privacy lawsuit claiming it commingled user data across different products and disclosed that data to advertisers without permission. 289 more words

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