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Friday, July 11, 2014

“Motorola to 7th Circuit: Make Judge Posner follow the rules.” Alison Frankel’s “On the Case” from Thomson Reuters News & Insight had this report yesterday.

Posted at 10:26 PM by Howard Bashman

“‘Innocence of Muslims’: Appeals Court Amends Controversial Ruling; Judge Alex Kozinski attempts to soothe nerves by suggesting that Google can still prevail on a fair use defense, but stays firm in his opinion that an actor’s performance can be copyrightable.” Eriq Gardner has this post at the “Hollywood, Esq.” blog of The Hollywood Reporter.

Variety reports that “Appeals Court Revises Ruling Over YouTube Posting of ‘Innocence of Muslims’ Video.”

And at Techdirt, Mike Masnick has a post titled “Kozinski Doubles Down On Ridiculous Garcia Ruling, But Hints At How District Court Could Correct Most Of His Mistakes.”

You can access today’s amended ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the amended dissent therefrom, at this link.

Posted at 10:14 PM by Howard Bashman