My recent appearance on the hilarious Challenge Assumptions show with Greg Davis and friends. A bit of law, a bit of humor, a bit of craziness. A good time. Give a listen:
The Copyright Office launched a new online DMCA agent registration in December 2016. In a controversial move, the Office decided to require parties that had previously registered in the old system to re-register in the new online system by the end of December 2017. Failure to register in the new system will compromise the safe harbor protections of the DMCA, so companies who haven’t registered to this point must get moving. [Read more…] about DMCA Agent Registration Deadline Approaching Quickly
Half the battle with understanding the law is getting comfortable with the verbiage used. This is certainly true with the internet law niche, which is full of a variety of terms found nowhere else. As a terms and conditions lawyer, I can tell you many online operators get caught up on what to call the legal terms on a platform be it a website, app, plugin or another property. Let’s clear up this issue.
Name Your Terms
Much of the success of appearing on a podcast comes down to how the guest and host interact. Mark Webster of Authority Hacker is an excellent host, and we hit it off to such an extent that my appearance on the podcast ended up lasting nearly 90 minutes as we covered topics ranging from the new General Data Protection Regulation in the EU to opt-out vs opt-in approaches to email consent in various countries. [Read more…] about My Appearance on Authority Hacker Podcast
Five hundred thousand smackers.
What we in the legal field refer to as multus of scabere [“A lot of scratch”].
Selena Gomez is rumored to charge roughly this amount to promote a sponsor in a single post across her social media accounts. Of course, Ms. Gomez has 124 million followers on Instagram, 50.4 million on Twitter, and 60 million on Facebook. Your numbers almost certainly pale in comparison. Nonetheless, social media can produce a lucrative audience if you can develop a substantial or focused following.
Is building a following on social media platforms without risk?