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2014-07-07 12:32:02

STANFORD, Calif., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Internet and Society (CIS) at Stanford Law School launched a new online educational resource initiative called the "World Intermediary Liability Map," or "WILMap". The WILMap will educate the public about evolving Internet regulation affecting freedom of expression and user rights worldwide. The WILMap is spearheaded by Giancarlo Frosio, the Intermediary Liability Fellow at CIS. "Legal liability regimes that put...

2008-10-07 09:00:33

The Fair Use Project of Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society today announced that Yoko Ono and EMI Records have withdrawn all claims filed against Premise Media. The dismissal follows failed attempts by Yoko Ono in federal court and EMI Records in state court to enjoin Premise Media's documentary, "Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed," because it uses a 15-second clip of a John Lennon song. "We're very pleased that all plaintiffs withdrew their claims," said Anthony Falzone,...

2008-09-22 00:00:14

Lawrence Lessig, a copyright law professor at Stanford University, will discuss the threat of greed and corruption on American institutions Thursday at the University of Pittsburgh. Lessig, founder of the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford and an anti-corruption crusader, will present "A Declaration for Independence," a lecture that explores the negative influence of money on America's most important institutions. The lecture will be at 3 p.m. in the Teplitz Memorial Courtroom of...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.