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Making the Tech Giants Pay to Use Traditional Media News Content - Looking at the Legislative Issues

USA - March 29 2021 A few weeks ago, the news was abuzz with the controversy over an Australian law that would make social media companies and even search engines pay…

This Week in Regulation for Broadcasters: March 20, 2021 to March 26, 2021

USA - March 27 2021 Here are some of the regulatory developments of significance to broadcasters from the last week, with links to where you can go to find more…

April Regulatory Dates for Broadcasters: License Renewal, Issues/Programs Lists, EEO, Webcasting Royalties and More

USA - March 26 2021 After a long winter, spring has finally arrived and has brought with it more daylight and warmer temperatures—two occurrences that do not necessarily…

This Week in Regulation for Broadcasters: March 13, 2021 to March 19, 2021

USA - March 20 2021 Here are some of the regulatory developments of the last week of significance to broadcasters, with links to where you can go to find more…

FCC Issues Reminder On Sponsorship Identification Requirements - Including Obligation to Ensure Syndicated and Brokered Program Providers Comply With the Rules

USA - March 17 2021 Last week, the FCC’s Enforcement Bureau issued an Advisory reminding broadcasters about their obligation to provide sponsorship identification…

Dr. Seuss and Fair Use - Just Because You Make a Funny Version of a Copyrighted Work Does Not Mean that You Will Escape an Infringement Claim

USA - March 16 2021 With Dr. Seuss recently in the news for the decision of his estate to pull from publication certain books that were racially insensitive, we thought…

FCC Hearing Designation Order Reminds Broadcasters that Long Periods Where They are Not Operating May Lead to License Renewal Problems

USA - March 15 2021 Last week, the FCC issued a hearing designation order, sending to an Administrative Law Judge the question of whether an AM station’s license renewal…

This Week in Regulation for Broadcasters: March 6, 2021 to March 12, 2021

USA - March 13 2021 Here are some of the regulatory developments of the last week of significance to broadcasters, with links to where you can go to find more…

March Madness Trademarks: Tips To Avoid A Foul Call from the NCAA (2021 Update - Part 2)

USA - March 10 2021 Yesterday, I wrote about the history of the NCAA’s assembling of the rights to an array of trademarks associated with this month’s basketball…

March Madness Trademarks: Tips To Avoid A Foul Call from the NCAA (2021 Update - Part 1)

USA - March 8 2021 Part 1 of my 2020 annual update on the use of trademarks associated with the NCAA Basketball Tournament was published on the same day that the NCAA…