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Federal Aviation Administration Approves Use of Drones by Filmmakers

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Why Copyright Owes Much to Mark Twain

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Texas Rules Anti-Upskirting Law Unconstitutional

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‘If somebody’s going to profit from this art, copyright may be just the tool for ensuring that that somebody is the artists themselves.’

On the heels of my blog entry on why copyright, applied properly, benefits visual artists, there’s this article in The Atlantic on graffiti artists leveraging their copyrights against large commercial corporations who…
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Fair Use for the Rich and Fabulous, Part Deux

Just yesterday I was discussing my recent law review article (co-authored with curator and art historian, Lauren van Haaften-Schick) at PS1′s New York Art Book Fair. Van Haaften-Schick and I were asked by Eva Weinmayr and…
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Lawsuit: Revenge Porn Law Criminalizes Artists

A coalition of artists, booksellers, and journalists, led by Dan Pochoda with the ACLU Foundation of Arizona, have united to sue Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne and all of Arizona’s county attorneys, alleging that a…
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NPR on the Notorious Art Forger, Mark Landis

For nearly 30 years, art forger Mark Landis duped dozens of museums into accepting fakes into their collections. His stunts made headlines around the world. But Mark Landis never asked for money so he never went to jail….
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