Submitted by New Media Rights last modified Tue, 12/21/2010 - 3:47pm
New Media Rights 2010 List of Accomplishments:
Here's a brief list of just some of our 2010 accomplishments.
- We've helped hundreds of creators with one-to-one assistance with legal issues including copyright and online publishing questions.
- Created new digital rights and new media how-to guides, including:
- Updated some of your favorite new media legal and how-to guides
- Helped many creators complete their artistic work by offering access to a free public media studio & equipment.
- Joined the Coalition for the Competition in Media to advocate for consumers and independent creators by opposing the Comcast-NBC merger
- Joined a coalition of groups led by the Government Accountability Project calling for increased Whistleblower protections through the Whistleblower Protection Act
- New Media Rights was among the most active partners in the Online Media Legal Network at Harvard Berkman Center
- We became a cooperating attorney with Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and helped many targets in predatory filesharing cases understand their digital rights. We also helped many others who were referred for assistance with their digital rights.
- Hosted a free film screening of 10 Tactics, a movie about how to use new media to enable global activism in October of 2010
- Published "Social Media and the Law: Here Comes Everybody!" in the California Business Law Practitioner.
- New Media Rights filed comments in FCC Future of Media proceeding and Broadband Legal Framework and the "Third Way"
- Helped unite diverse individuals locally to work on creative new media projects and build Drumbeat San Diego. Registration is open for this February 5, 2011 event, so sign up today!
- Produced two films this year with UCAN.org: UCAN: One phone call can create systemic change and Cell phone gone wild!
New Media Rights offers our services at no cost to ensure all those who create and share on the internet have access to legal help.
We hope that you will acknowledge the value of our work and donate to us today!