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It’s time for my annual recap of the top Internet Law developments of the year. #10: Copyright Fair Use Tilts To Defense. Larry Lessig has famously said that “fair use in America simply means the right to hire a lawyer...
From: Eric Goldman | By: Eric Goldman | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Over the past year, Beijing has become ever more assertive in promoting “Internet sovereignty”—its right to control the Internet within China’s borders,
From: China Digital Times | By: Samuel Wade | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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The British generally don’t care for what we Americans call football, but that doesn’t mean they won’t take advantage of our addiction to the game. The James Bond homage Kingsman: The Secret Service is getting in on the Super Bowl excitement with...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Friday, January 30, 2015
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At 39 years old, Marissa Mayer is the CEO of a $40 billion company. In terms of personal wealth, she's made at least $500 million. That's $300 million at Google and another $200 million or so at Yahoo. How did she put together such a successful career...
From: Business Insider | By: Nicholas Carlson | Friday, January 30, 2015
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As younger audiences’ list of TV, desktop, tablet, mobile, and social content options grow by the day, legacy and new media executives are bending backward and forward to earn their eyeballs. On TV news, the youngest audience is around 58, higher...
From: The Wrap | By: Jordan Chariton | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Hint: It’s really Acompli with a new name—which is awesome. (For now.)
From: Read Write Web | By: Adriana Lee | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Filed under: Technology, Earnings, Internet, Restaurants, Investing Moment Editorial/Getty Images There were plenty of winners and losers this week, with the iPhone helping deliver consumer tech giant Apple a record quarter of profitability and a struggling...
From: Daily Finance | By: Rick Aristotle Munarriz | Friday, January 30, 2015
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The Boston Red Sox search for pitching depth continued on Friday with the signing of former All-Star Alex Ogando.  According to Fox Sports Ken Rosenthal, it's a one-year major league deal worth a guaranteed $1.5 million, which is roughly $1 million...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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A lot of people are getting old right now and many of them want to do that in the comfort of their own homes. So it's not surprising that healthcare companies are responding to these demographic facts of life. That response, though, is complicated by...
From: TheStreet | By: Laura Cooper | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Earlier today, we reviewed how brands can “win” the Super Bowl without spending too much money. But what about that crucial engagement before, during, and even after the big game? Volvo, for example, will follow up on its “Greatest Interception...
From: Media Bistro | By: Patrick Coffee | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Nicole Brown scrolled through her memory, trying to recall what would qualify as her favorite reality show. “I’m trying to think about what my husband tells me to shut off when we’re going to bed,” she said, laughing. She settled on “The Real...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Greg Wyshynski | Friday, January 30, 2015
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The NCAA isn’t one of the most well liked entities in sports and apparently, that dislike made it to the podiums of Super Bowl media day. Seattle Seahawks defensive back Richard Sherman and defensive end Michael Bennett railed against the NCAA when...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Graham Watson | Friday, January 30, 2015
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America loves the Super Bowl, but it is certainly not all about the football.  Between the parties, endless junk food, highly anticipated commercials and halftime extravaganza, it is a wonder that there is any time at all for the game between the New...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Scott Polacek | Friday, January 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Yahoo!  are lower by 0.55% to $43.49 in pre-market trading Friday, despite a ratings upgrade by analysts at Evercore this morning to "buy" from "hold." The investment firm cited Yahoo's plans to spin off its $40...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Friday, January 30, 2015
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When Robert Allenby called a news conference ahead of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, a lot of people wondered why the Aussie would subject himself to the merciless fans at TPC Scottsdale's par-3 16th. They boo if you back off your shot, miss the...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Ryan Ballengee | Friday, January 30, 2015
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A big deal is quietly up for grabs in the technology industry this year. Google's deal to be the default search engine on Safari, Apple's web browser is ending. Microsoft and Yahoo are both trying to win this deal away from Google.  Microsoft is the...
From: Business Insider | By: Jay Yarow | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Friday, Jan. 30: 1. -- U.S. stock futures were lower Friday ahead of the first of three growth estimates of the U.S. economy. European stocks declined following the publication of more...
From: TheStreet | By: Joseph Woelfel | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Rory McIlroy can't seem to break through in the United Arab Emirates during the European Tour's early season swing through the country. Since earning his first pro win in Dubai in 2009, McIlroy has played nine times in Dubai and neighboring Abu Dhabi,...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Ryan Ballengee | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Even as his former team prepares for a trip to the Super Bowl, Aaron Hernandez is now on trial for the murder of Odin Lloyd. Opening statements in the trial began Thursday. Hernandez has been charged with first-degree murder in the June 2013 death of...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jay Busbee | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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This post originally appeared on Yahoo! Travel.For those of us who grew up reading the adventures of Eloise, the mischievous little girl who grew up at The Plaza, living in a hotel -- with daily maid service and pampering -- represents the ultimate...
From: Oyster Blog | By: Kelsey Blodget | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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A quick note of thanks to you, our readers and clients, for helping us reach this point. As Lukas Alpert of the Wall Street Journal reported, we just announced some exciting news: A major new round of funding from the German media company Axel Springer,...
From: Business Insider | By: Henry Blodget | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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The Supreme Court orders Google, Yahoo and Microsoft to ban pre-natal sex selection ads. Prime Minister launches two new programmes to educate and empower girls. "Indian society is sexist," CBCI Office for Women chairman told AsiaNews. thus, Indian women...
From: Asianews.it | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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As the sun rises in Asheville, North Carolina, it is day 12 of my cross-country tour to promote my new book, How to Travel the World on $50 a Day. This is my seventh stop and I’m having an amazing time driving around the U.S., meeting other travelers,...
From: Nomadic Matt | By: NomadicMatt | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Don't look now, but the New York Yankees have behaved a little differently this winter. Actually, they've behaved exactly how they said they would. At the outset of the offseason, general manager Brian Cashman indicated the Yankees likely would not be...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Jason Catania | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Anderson Silva still has something left in the tank. The 39-year-old former middleweight champion was triumphant in his return to the cage, beating Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on Saturday. The bout headlined what was a strong card from top to bottom, one that...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Joseph Zucker | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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As the world awaits the return of Anderson "The Spider" Silva to the Octagon in the main event against Nick Diaz, the UFC 183 preliminary bouts and main card scraps are providing a solid lead off to the featured fight. I'll be updating the results as...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Brian Mazique | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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The second major snowstorm of the year is expected to dump over a foot of snow in the Midwest Saturday night before it slowly make its way East by Monday. Just as residents in the Northeast are digging their way out from under last week’s snowstorm,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Nita Hamm | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. responded Saturday to an online published report saying that his fight against Manny Pacquiao was now a done deal, and that the world’s top two pound-for-pound boxers “finally came to an agreement moments ago.” That report,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jonathan Vankin | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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PHOENIX – Once again, NFL MVP voters couldn't pass on voting for the best quarterback. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers won his second MVP award. It was announced on Saturday night during the "NFL Honors" show at Phoenix Symphony Hall. [Watch...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Frank Schwab | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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Your browser does not support iframes. The baseball past of Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been covered extensively since he led his squad to a Super Bowl victory in 2014. However, when the third-year signal-caller attempts to repeat...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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They already played two emotional road games earlier this week. They abruptly dismissed a key player just two days ago. They were down 11 points in the second half against the second-ranked team in the nation on its home floor. Everything suggested Duke...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jeff Eisenberg | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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PHOENIX – There’s no way to think about the news that Junior Seau was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame without also thinking how much he would have enjoyed it. Seau, the late longtime linebacker for the San Diego Chargers, Miami Dolphins...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Frank Schwab | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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Gillian Jacobs might be best known for her inspiring laughs on NBC's Community, but for the past few months the actress has been zig-zagging across the west coast to find out more about female computer science pioneer Grace Hopper for a new documentary...
From: Mashable | By: Sandra Gonzalez | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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Over halfway through the season, the wild West is shaping up to be a great finish. The Houston Rockets are in the thick of it, changing spots in the standings seemingly every night. As we approach February, Houston is right in the middle of the pack....
From: Bleacher Report | By: Jake Lapin | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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Two decades ago, the river otter was extinct in the state of Indiana, but now the state has approved trapping 600 river otters per year to thin the population. By all accounts, the re-introduction of river otters to the state was a success for the state’s...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Nita Hamm | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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PHOENIX – To the surprise of nobody, New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was named NFL offensive rookie of the year. The dynamic Giants receiver was given the award during the “NFL Honors” show, which the NFL puts on the night before the...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Frank Schwab | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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PHOENIX – It's easy to compare where running backs LeGarrette Blount and Le'Veon Bell are this week. Blount is busy preparing for a Super Bowl. He started the season with Bell and the Pittsburgh Steelers, got cut after a tantrum when he walked off...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Frank Schwab | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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Rick Pitino finally added a win over North Carolina to his considerable resume on Saturday and it came in sweet fashion. No. 10 Louisville rallied from an 18-point deficit in the second half and won 78-68 in overtime behind a monster effort from forward...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Kyle Ringo | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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Animal lovers can watch the 2015 Puppy Bowl live online and see which adorable pup comes out on top in the other big contest on Sunday. While the Super Bowl matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots may be dominating the airwaves,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Nathan Francis | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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At the end of a phone conversation with Ben Jacobson earlier this month, the Northern Iowa coach made a plea on behalf of star forward Seth Tuttle.  "He deserves more attention than he's getting," Jacobson said. "Boy, he does a lot for us. He's one...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jeff Eisenberg | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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As the Los Angeles Dodgers prepare for what they hope will be the franchise's first World Series championship season since 1988, superstar Yasiel Puig has made it clear which team he feels they must overcome to achieve their ultimate goal. One might...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Sunday, February 1, 2015
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Florida and Arkansas are tied in the middle of the SEC standings, but they shouldn't be. The Gators were gifted a victory Saturday on a highly questionable foul call with less than 2 seconds remaining that allowed Florida guard Michael Frazier II to...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Kyle Ringo | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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Falling at home against its city rival may not have been the biggest loss 14th-ranked VCU suffered Saturday afternoon. Much more worrisome is that the Rams may have lost their senior point guard in the process.  Briante Weber suffered a potentially...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jeff Eisenberg | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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A day after former LSU receiver and current New York Giant Odell Beckham Jr. set the Guinness world record with 33 one-handed catches in 60 seconds, Iowa receiver Tevaun Smith beat it. In a video released on the Iowa football Twitter feed, Smith managed...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Graham Watson | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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Lydia Ko didn't win the inaugural Coates Golf Championship on Saturday, but she still made a golf first. Ko finished joint runner-up to Na Yeon Choi in the LPGA opener in Ocala, Fla., but the finish was good enough to assure Ko the top spot in the new...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Ryan Ballengee | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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After more than a year away due to injury, Anderson Silva will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon when he faces Nick Diaz at UFC 183 Saturday night, but MMA fans have plenty more to be excited about as well. In addition to Silva and Diaz...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Mike Chiari | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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Fans are anxious for more new episodes of The Good Wife, but there’s a bit of time yet to wait. Season 6 resumes again on March 1, and it sounds as if there are some great things ahead in the episodes airing during the back part of the season. What...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Stacy Carey | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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The fallout from the recent bench-clearing incident in the Australian Baseball League has gone beyond record-breaking league sanctions and could wind up in a court of law, according to MiLB.com. In the latest development, Seattle Mariners pitching prospect...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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San Francisco police have arrested 59-year-old Mark Andrus in connection with dismembered human remains that were discovered in a suitcase found on a street downtown. Police booked Andrus into the county jail on suspicion of murder early Saturday morning....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tammy Rose | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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Having already dropped three straight including a maddening home loss against Clemson three days earlier, North Carolina State could not afford to stumble once more against another ACC bottom feeder on Sunday afternoon. The Wolfpack barely avoided that...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jeff Eisenberg | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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