Ted Johnson, provided by Published 7:37 am PDT, Monday, April 8, 2019 Photo: Alex Brandon/AP/REX/Shutterstock Photo: Alex Brandon/AP/REX/Shutterstock Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Alex Brandon/AP/REX/Shutterstock Content Groups Warn FTC Over ‘Troubling’ Application of EU Privacy Laws 1 / 1 Back to Gallery WASHINGTON — Groups representing producers, filmmakers and other content creators are warning the Federal Trade Commission over the unintended consequences of adopting sweeping online privacy laws akin to those in the European Union. The FTC is reviewing privacy regulations and has been holding a series of hearings, including one scheduled for … [Read more...] about Content Groups Warn FTC Over ‘Troubling’ Application of EU Privacy Laws
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Publicly, at least, the Start Small Foundation is living up to its name By Owen Thomas Updated 5:23 pm PST, Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey favors transparency and openness — except when it comes to how he gives away his money. Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey favors transparency and openness — except when it comes to how he gives away his money. Photo: Prakash Singh / AFP / Getty Images Photo: Prakash Singh / AFP / Getty Images Image 1 of / 32 Caption Close Image 1 of 32 Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey favors transparency and openness — except when it comes to how he gives away his money. Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey favors transparency and openness — except when it comes to how he gives away his money. … [Read more...] about Where is Jack Dorsey’s charitable foundation?
Texas takes up nearly 10 percent of the United State’s land mass. It’s the second most populous state. It produces more of the nation’s oil than any other state or commonwealth. And we drink a helluva lot of the country’s tequila. But when it comes to television, Texas is sorely underrepresented. Y’all know the story: California and New York dominate the TV geography wars simply because that’s where the studios are located and that’s where most of the creatives live. So nearly every other new show sprouting on the TV grid comes set in these two locales, usually Los Angeles or New York City. They’re fine places, but they’re not Texas. Which is why shows set in the Lone Star State tend to linger in your memory a little longer. Part of that is setting — our state is beautiful and varied. Part of that is our lore — Texas has a history that will rival anyone’s. But a large part of it is our people and the stories built … [Read more...] about Here are the greatest Texas TV shows of all time
Is it possible that some of the entertainment industry's biggest blockbusters from the past decade — Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Deadpool, among others — could be wiped from this Earth? That might sound an outlandish and alarmist prospect, but one VFX firm is alleging that Hollywood has used "stolen" facial motion-capture technology and is demanding that these motion pictures literally be impounded and destroyed. On Monday, a federal judge gave this plaintiff a green light to go after Disney, Paramount and Fox for vicarious and contributory copyright infringement. Rearden, founded by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Steve Perlman, was previously involved in a complicated fight against Digital Domain 3.0 and the Chinese company, Shenzhenshi Haitiecheng Science and Technology Co., Ltd. Ultimately, Rearden came out ahead on tech known as the MOVA Contour Program, which has been used to capture the motion of the human face to create computer graphic … [Read more...] about Judge Allows Copyright Claims Over Technology Used on Disney’s ‘Avengers’