Controversial Yelp Documentary Premieres Tonight in SF

In 2015, Prost Productions secured $90,000 from Kickstarter for the production of its documentary on Yelp, “Billion Dollar Bully.”  Yelp’s share price fell 5 percent immediately thereafter. Tonight in San Francisco, the film gets its long-awaited premiere at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco (click here for details/tickets).  The film will be available for purchase…

CLA/TIP Monthly Call – John Wierzbicki on the EU Copyright Directive

The New EU Copyright Directive with John Wierzbicki, Director Witkin Legal Institute Wednesday, May 8th at Noon Pacific Time Dial-in number 855-520-7605 / Passcode 1211276419# Private Chatroom During Call Background Materials The Painting to the Left Represents . . .  “The Scream” by Edvard Munch. A depiction of the sky in Norway following the eruption of the Krakota…

CLA/TIP Monthly Call: An Update on NIST Privacy and Cyber Security Frameworks

An Update on NIST Privacy and Cyber Security Frameworks with Naomi Lefkovitz Senior Privacy Policy Advisor, Program Manager, Privacy Engineering National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce Wednesday, April 10th at Noon Pacific Time Dial-in number 855-520-7605 / Passcode 1211276419# #CLATIPCall Agenda Part 1: Introduction Welcome/Introductions New Chatroom Feature – introduce yourself, comment or ask…

CLA Legislative Day: CaCPA Is a Top Issue for Sacramento Judiciary Committees

At the California Lawyers Association’s debut Legislative Day, members were able to meet with (i) Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, Chair, Senate Judiciary Committee; (ii) Senator Andreas Borgeas, Vice-Chair, Senate Judiciary Committee; (iii) Assembly Member Mark Stone, Chair, Assembly Judiciary Committee; (iv) Assembly Member Ash Kalra, Member, Assembly Judiciary Committee; (v) Che Salinas, Chief Deputy Legislative Affairs Secretary for Operations,…

Six Things to Know About Devin Nunes’ Bizarre Lawsuit Against Twitter and a Tweeting Cow

1. Who is Devin Nunes? Devin Nunes (R) has represented the Fresno area in Congress since 2003.  Nunes was Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and gained notoriety for his highly partisan handling of the Committee’s investigation to allegations into Russian interference in the 2016 elections.  Nunes narrowly escaped defeat in 2018 in a Republican…