New Media Rights has been busy helping creators and internet users all Spring, and we have alot to share about what we've accomplished! We're preparing to testify in front of the Copyright Office on behalf of remix artists. We've filed comments with the FCC criticizing the BART wireless phone shutdown in San Francisco. And we've directly assisted over 100 people since the year began with their specific legal issues. Please stay tuned for some big news regarding the future of New Media Rights that we'll be announcing in the next few weeks.
Are you in the market for a new phone and want the best one out there? Many wireless companies say in their commercials that in order to be on the crest of the wave of the future, you must get one of their 4G phones. You can download the latest blockbusters, or make your own home movies and share them with friends and family. Speeds are advertised that apparently allow you to do anything from be part of a flash mob to data intensive downloading. But there are some serious limits to the companies’ claims.
Today Public Knowledge Legal Director Harold Feld testified on behalf of the Public Interest Spectrum Coalition (PISC) before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. The Subcommittee was discussing how to accommodate television broadcasters and demand for wireless data. Harold opened his testimony with this defense of the value of the
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski and Commissioner Meredith Attwell Baker led two panels this week at USD for the development of a National Broadband Plan. The panelists discussed the future of spectrum availability and mobile applications during a time when the FCC warns of a "looming spectrum crisis".
In our new book, we focus on issues you may encounter from the inception of your business to the moment (that hopefully doesn’t happen) you get a nasty lawyer letter for the first time.
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