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Platforms Including Apple Make Moves in the NFT Space

USA - October 3 2022 Apple has become the latest platform to embrace non-fungible tokens. As of September 2022, Apple, one of the largest tech companies in the world, has…

California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act: Game Over for Advertising to Children?

USA - September 26 2022 A new California law is changing the rules governing advertising to children. The Age-Appropriate Design Code Act (“AADC”), signed into law on…

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act May Not Bar “Revenue-Based” Theories of Liability

USA - September 12 2022 Recently, a California federal court held that Apple, Google, and Facebook (the “Platforms”), operating as application distribution platforms, are not…

Fact: Most NFT Projects Convey Ownership of, and Valuable Intellectual Property Rights in, Digital Art

USA - September 7 2022 Recently, some folks in the NFT industry, including Galaxy Digital in a report published on August 19, 2022, have called into question the ownership…

Major Record Label Drops Robot Rapper After Signing Sparks Backlash

USA - August 24 2022 In an update to my recent post about the signing of AI-generated rapper, FN Meka, the major record label has severed ties with the rapper effective…

AI-Generated Rapper, FN Meka, Inks Major Record Label Deal

USA - August 19 2022 FN Meka, a robot rapper powered by artificial-intelligence, recently signed a deal with a major record label. The signing comes after the robot rapper…

Do Amendments to Terms of Service Require Affirmative Consent?

USA - July 26 2022 Many websites and Internet-based services rely on standard click-through terms and conditions, often referred to as “browse-wrap agreements”. These…

Service of process via NFT airdrop? So cool! But I have questions…

USA - July 20 2022 I’ve now seen two instances of courts authorizing service of legal process though the delivery—or “airdropping”—of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to the…

CARU Finds that “Mixed Audience” App Runs Afoul of COPPA

USA - July 15 2022 Self-regulatory organization CARU routinely monitors child-directed content for the purpose of protecting children (for COPPA purposes, that means…

Copyright Small Claims Has Arrived

USA - June 9 2022 The Copyright Office just announced that the newly formed Copyright Claims Board (CCB) will begin accepting claims on Thursday, June 16, 2022…