Gina Reif Ilardi

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Aereo: The Supreme Court Case That May Change How We Watch Television

In recent weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. vs. Aereo, Inc. The case centers around a copyright dispute between major television broadcast companies including CBS, ABC, NBC, Fox and PBS and a small tech start-up backed by media mogul Barry...

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FTC Updates To Online Privacy Acts, COPPA And VPPA

Editor: Please start our discussion with an overview of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA). Ilardi: The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) was enacted to place parents in control over what...

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Entertainment | Sports | Telecommunications

First Amendment v. The Right Of Publicity: The Game Is On!

While watching a child’s friend play a video game, Ed O'Bannon, the star of UCLA’s 1995 championship basketball team, recognized himself as one of the avatars featured in the game. O’Bannon observed of the avatar, “It didn’t have my name, but it had my...

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Who's Right On Privacy?

Advertisers are constantly looking for new ways to obtain more information from and about online consumers in an effort to provide a more enriching and satisfying online experience for the consumer. At the same time, consumers are becoming more and more knowledgeable about the online collection...

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