Hollywood Docket: Net neutrality; Discovery vs. DeadliestCatchTV; 'Real World' politicos

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Hollywood Docket: Net neutrality; Discovery vs. DeadliestCatchTV; 'Real World' politicos

Tue Aug 10, 2010 @ 09:07AM PST
  • Google and Verizon have issued a joint policy proposal that encourages equal access to information online, that gives the FCC authority over rule-breakers, but importantly carves out exceptions for wireless services. Not surprisingly, the proposal is encountering sharp criticism. [Google blog / NYT]
  • Discovery Channel is demanding that the owner of DeadliestCatchTV.com remove all videos and hand over the domain name for alleged copyright and trademark infringement. [TechDirt]
  • Several veterans from MTV's "Real World" are running for Congress this year. The start of a trend? Someone please ask Puck about his political intentions. [Daily Beast]
  • A big increase in visa denials is causing Hollywood to cry foul. [LAT]
  • Walter Dellinger, a partner at O'Melveny & Myers, is passing the time until his next case before the U.S. Supreme Court by hosting an online discussion about "Mad Men" at the Wall Street Journal. [ABA Journal]
  • Everything you ever wanted to know about "deliverables," or the article that almost every entertainment lawyer would require almost every filmmaker to read. [Filmmaker

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