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Episode 018: Northern Rules for the Revolution

Welcome to Rules for the Revolution. Click on this link to listen to Episode 018 or subscribe and listen through iTunes

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Host: Colette Vogele
Guests: Andy Kaplan-Myrth and Kathleen Simmons, Co-Authors of The Podcasting Legal Guide for Canada, from University of Ottawa, Law and Technology Program
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Podcasting Legal Guide for Canada

Topics: Creative Commons Canada recently released The Podcasting Legal Guide for Canada: Northern Rules for the Revolution. Colette discusses the origins of the guide, the important differences it highlights from US law, jurisdiction questions, and best practices for Canadian podcasters, with the co-authors of the new Guide.

Links for this Episode

  • PLG for Canada
  • Creative Commons Canada
  • Creative Commons
  • As always, you can reference the The Podcasting Legal Guide: Rules for the Revolution for more information on legal questions related to podcasting in the U.S. For Canadian listeners, please check out the Canadian Podcasting Legal Guide.

    Credits: Benjamin A. Costa, Legal and Production Intern. Music for this episode is licensed from Magnatune. (Artist: Burnshee Thornside; Album: The Art Of Not Blending In; Song: Can I Be A Star.) Special thanks to Creative Commons and Alex Roberts for the logo design, and to Bill Streeter for getting this site designed and rolling for us.

    Feedback: We would very much like to hear from you and get your feedback on this new podcast series. Things you like, don’t like, or questions you have that you’d like answered in a future episode are welcome. Please send us your feedback and questions by emailing us at colette [at] rulesfortherevolution [dot] com or by calling our listener comment line at 206-948-1455. Please note our new number!!

    Licensing:


    Creative Commons License

    The original content of this podcast is licensed under a
    Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to “Colette Vogele, Rules for the Revolution: The Podcast”. For information on commercial use, please contact colette [at] vogelelaw [dot] com.

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    Episode 016: Rights of Publicity, Privacy (Part II)

    Welcome to Rules for the Revolution. Click on this link to listen to Episode 016 or subscribe and listen through iTunes

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    Host: Colette Vogele

    Guest: Gregory Alan Rutchik, Esq.
    Gregory Rutchik, the founder of the arts and technology law group, specializes in infringement litigation. You can find Gregory in San Francisco and Santa Monica, California, and on the internet at www.rutchik.com. Gregory is currently finishing a book from the “entreporneur” series, which will be available at the end of this summer on the topic of publicity and privacy rights.

    Links for this Episode

  • Rutchik’s blog entry about 2257 Statute
  • 18 U.S.C. 2257 (Record Keeping Requirements for adult content)
  • Internet Law Treatise (from EFF) on Right of Publicity
  • Section 3344 and 3344.1 of California Civil Code
  • Wordpress plug in
  • Podcasting Legal Guide on Right of Publicty
  • As always, you can reference the The Podcasting Legal Guide: Rules for the Revolution for more information on legal questions related to podcasting.

    Credits: Benjamin A. Costa, Legal and Production. Music for this episode is licensed from Magnatune. (Artist: Burnshee Thornside; Album: The Art Of Not Blending In; Song: Can I Be A Star.) Special thanks to Creative Commons and Alex Roberts for the logo design, and to Bill Streeter for getting this site designed and rolling for us.

    Feedback: We would very much like to hear from you and get your feedback on this new podcast series. Things you like, don’t like, or questions you have that you’d like answered in a future episode are welcome. Please send us your feedback and questions by emailing us at colette [at] rulesfortherevolution [dot] com or by calling our listener comment line at 206-948-1455 Note new number!!.

    Licensing:


    Creative Commons License

    The original content of this podcast is licensed under a
    Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to “Colette Vogele, Rules for the Revolution: The Podcast”. For information on commercial use, please contact colette [at] vogelelaw [dot] com.

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    Podcasting Legal Guide for Canada!!

    Creative Commons of Canada announced today that it has published a Canadian version (.pdf) of our Podcasting Legal Guide. This is great! I’m going to start reading it tonight!

    One reason why we published the U.S. version of the Guide with the flexible CC-NC-SA license was with the hopes that attorneys in other jurisdictions would translate and adapt it for jurisdictions outside of the U.S.

    Also, as the CC Canada press release explains, the authors did nearly a complete re-write of the guide because copyright, trademark and publicity rights receive different treatment in Canada. One example, is that Canada has many collecting societies that need to be understood if licensing music from Canadian artists (see page 15). This adapted guide for Canada also includes a “copyright matrix” (page 16) and a “rights clearance flow chart” (page 19), both of which will help explain the various rights and who get’s paid for what in the world of music licensing. Moreover, it looks like authors Kathleen Simmons and Andy Kaplan-Myrth have a sense of humor. They have sub-titled their guide, “Northern Rules for the Revolution”. Do we have any attorneys in Mexico, Central or South America who will volunteer to write “Southern Rules for the Revolution” next??

    My sincere congratulations go out to Kathleen Simmons, Andy Kaplan-Myrth, the the faculty of the Law & Technology group at the University of Ottawa for bringing the podcasting community this great new resource.

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    Episode 015: Right of Publicity, Privacy (Part I)

    Welcome to Rules for the Revolution. Click on this link to listen to Episode 015 or subscribe and listen through iTunes

    SHOW NOTES

    Host: Colette Vogele

    Guest: Gregory Alan Rutchik, Esq.
    Gregory Rutchik, the founder of the arts and technology law group, specializes in infringement litigation. You can find Gregory in San Francisco and Santa Monica, California, and on the internet at www.rutchik.com. Gregory is perfect for today’s topic because he’s currently writing a book which will be available at the end of this summer on the topic of publicity and privacy rights.

    Links for this Episode

  • Internet Law Treatise (from EFF) on Right of Publicity
  • Section 3344 and 3344.1 of California Civil Code
  • Practitioner’s Guide to Right of Publicity
  • ALI Restatement (Third) of Unfair Competition
  • Paris Hilton/moving storage case summary from the law firm Latham & Watkins
  • Discussion of Paris Hilton case on Patry Copyright Blog
  • As always, you can reference the The Podcasting Legal Guide: Rules for the Revolution for more information on legal questions related to podcasting.

    Credits: Benjamin A. Costa, Legal and Production Intern. Music for this episode is licensed from Magnatune. (Artist: Burnshee Thornside; Album: The Art Of Not Blending In; Song: Can I Be A Star.) Special thanks to Creative Commons and Alex Roberts for the logo design, and to Bill Streeter for getting this site designed and rolling for us.

    Feedback: We would very much like to hear from you and get your feedback on this new podcast series. Things you like, don’t like, or questions you have that you’d like answered in a future episode are welcome. Please send us your feedback and questions by emailing us at colette [at] rulesfortherevolution [dot] com or by calling our listener comment line at 206-350-5738.

    Licensing:


    Creative Commons License

    The original content of this podcast is licensed under a
    Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to “Colette Vogele, Rules for the Revolution: The Podcast”. For information on commercial use, please contact colette [at] vogelelaw [dot] com.

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