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Judge Blocks California Law Prohibiting IMDb From Publishing Actors’ Ages

After nearly two months of refusing to comply with a recently enacted California law that requires it remove information about actors’ ages and birthdays, Internet Movie Database (IMDb) received a bit of reprieve this week when a federal judge granted the company’s motion for an injunction, blocking the state from enforcing the new law. 470 more words

Data & Privacy

Publishing Actors' Ages

Let’s say you were concerned about age discrimination in Hollywood, where male stars seem to get roles no matter their age, while female actors — other than the peripatetic Meryl Streep — seem to have difficulty getting cast once they hit 45 or 50.   482 more words

America

"What do they want? Where are they from?" | Arrival

When you hear the term “Sci-Fi” you think about people turning in zombies or aliens trying to kill the American race or Star Wars / Star Trek. 656 more words

Judge Sides With IMDb, Halts Actor Age Law

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California law that restricts a popular Hollywood website from posting actors’ ages raises First Amendment concerns and does not appear likely to combat age discrimination in the entertainment industry in any meaningful way, a federal judge said Wednesday. 332 more words

News

SAG-AFTRA "Disappointed" In Court Pausing IMDb Age Law

A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that the State of California can’t move forward in enforcing a law that makes it illegal for the entertainment news site IMDbPro to publish actors’ ages. 293 more words

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Judge Pauses Enforcement of IMDb Actor Age Censorship Law

A federal court judge on Wednesday granted IMDb a preliminary injunction against California’s legislation requiring subscription entertainment database sites to remove an actor’s age, if requested by the actor. 773 more words

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