You Should Hate Hate Hate This Swift Decision

Maybe Don’t Calm Down This Time When it comes these high-profile music-and-copyright cases, my usual advice has been for everyone to calm down. In the “Blurred Lines” case, I explained that the facts were highly unusual, especially Robin Thicke’s admission that he and...

California Releases Proposed Regulations for Consumer Privacy Act

Last Thursday, Xavier Becerra, the Attorney General of the State of California, held a press conference to announce the release of the first draft of the regulations to govern business conduct under the CCPA. The press conference was light on details, so privacy...

Getting Sloshed: A Controversy About “Controversy”

Whining About Wine The Winestore is a wine retailer based in North Carolina. And all it wants (for purposes of this discussion) is to sell a California cabernet sauvignon called OVERBROOK. The Winestore doesn’t make the wine, of course, but it appears that it’s the...