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July 2014

MediaLawLetter Associate Edition 2014 Issue 2


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European Court of Justice Recognizes “Right to Be Forgotten”
Decision That Search Engines Must Delink Causes Huge Controversy
Google v. Spain

S.D.N.Y.: First Amendment Protects Search Engine Results
Plainitffs Sued Chinese Search Engine for Not Linking to Pro-Democracy Sites
Zhang v. Inc.

6th Cir.: Section 230 Protects Website
Jury Verdict for ex-Cheerleader Vacated
Jones v. Dirty World Entertainment Recordings LLC

D.C. Cir.: Court Affirms Dismissal of Complaint Against Facebook
Section 230 Bars Claim for Fear of Harm
Klayman v. Zuckerberg and Facebook, Inc.


Supreme Court Rules Aereo Violates Public Performance Right
Majority Addresses Aereo’s Technology Narrowly
American Broadcasting Cos., Inc. et al. v. Aereo Inc.

2d Cir.: Universities Do Not Violate Copyright By Scanning Their Library’s Books
Searchable Index a Transformative Use
Authors Guild, Inc. v. HathiTrust

D. Colo.: Court Holds That First Amendment Protects Use of Couple’s Engagement Photo in Mailers
But Plaintiffs Stated Copyright Infringement Claim
Hill, et al. v. Public Advocate of the United States

European Court of Justice Confirms That Internet Browsing Is Not a Copyright Violation
Latest Decision in UK Meltwater Dispute


Australia: Damage Award in Australian Restaurant Review Libel Case on Appeal
Long-Running Coco Roco Restaurant Review Case Continues
Gacic v John Fairfax Publications Pty Ltd

Netherlands: Dutch Broadcaster Wins Libel Case Brought by Ryanair
Questions About Flight Safety Not Defamatory
Ryanair Ltd. v. Katholieke Radio Omroep


NTSB: News Media Coalition Weighs in to Support Drone Photographer in NTSB Litigation
Media Weigh in Regulating Civilian UAS
FAA v. Pirker

Sidebar: Publishing Drone Video That Falls from the Skies


MLRC Partners with Berkeley for Legal Frontiers in Digital Media Conference