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U.S. Television on the Internet and the New “MVPDs” (UPDATED)

Posted in Cloud, FCC, Intellectual Property, Internet, Television, Video
Introduction. Over the last 20 years, Internet-based programming services and the corresponding distribution platforms have continued to evolve at a staggering pace, with technological advances allowing for faster and more cost-efficient transmissions. The last five years, in particular, have demonstrated to many that the Internet may well be the “projected” Promised Land for the television… Continue Reading

The Battle for Cloud City: Aereo Continues to Push Copyright Disruption to the U.S. Supreme Court

Posted in Cloud, Copyright, Internet, Technology
As the convergence of cloud-based products and services with the delivery and consumption of entertainment content continues to gain steam in the U.S., multiple courts across the U.S. are being asked to weigh in on the copyright implications of a new type of online TV service offered by two entities—namely, Aereo and FilmOn X (aka… Continue Reading

Dan to Speak at Cloud Computing West 2013 – Revolutionizing Entertainment and Media

Posted in Cloud, Events
On October 28th, Dan will be participating on a panel  titled “Outstanding Issues for the Adoption of Cloud Computing in the Entertainment and Media Sectors” at the Cloud Computing West 2013 Conference in Las Vegas, a two day event  jointly sponsored by the Cloud Computing Association and the Distributed Computing Industry Association which brings together multiple stakeholders in the cloud-based distribution space (content… Continue Reading

Copyright Disruption in the Cloud: Latest Appellate Court Decision in Aereo Case Widens U.S. Court Split Over Rights Required for Streaming Entertainment Content from the Cloud – One Step Closer to U.S. Supreme Court Showdown?

Posted in Cloud, Copyright, Litigation
The ongoing convergence of cloud-based products and services with the delivery and consumption of entertainment content continues to raise novel legal questions in the United States. As more and more businesses turn to the cloud, the scope and bounds of copyright law, in particular, continue to be impacted by new and disruptive offerings promising consumers… Continue Reading

Dan to Speak at NAB Cloud Computing Conference

Posted in Cloud, Events
Next Tuesday Dan will be participating in a panel entitled “Unique Cloud Based Solutions” as part of DCIA's Cloud Computing Conference being held in conjunction with the NAB Show in Las Vegas. Joining Dan on the panel will be executives from Akamai and IBM. More information on the conference is available here.… Continue Reading

DigitalHHR at Upcoming NAB Show

Posted in Cloud, Events, Firm News
Dan and Wayne will both be participating in panels at the DCIA’s Cloud Computing Conference, which is being held as part of the upcoming NAB Show in Las Vegas on April 16. The theme for the conference is "Advances in Content Security and Reliability."  Dan will part of a panel entitled "Privacy Issues, Reliability Questions,… Continue Reading

Wayne to Participate in Cloud Computing Panel at CES

Posted in Cloud, Events, Firm News
As part of the DCIA’s “Content in the Cloud” conference, Wayne will take part in a panel discussion entitled “The Impact on Telecommunications Industries of Cloud Computing.”  The discussion will focus on how cloud computing intiatives impact broadband network providers and their ability to manage their IP, utilize network resources and provision new services.  Joining Wayne on the panel… Continue Reading

Cloud Computing, Digital Lockers and Copyright: The Cloudification of Entertainment (Update)

Posted in Cloud, Copyright, Music, Technology
It is no surprise that the move to the cloud is in full swing. New methods of content distribution and consumption, coupled with the widespread proliferation of IP-enabled consumer devices, are driving the public’s relentless desire for “any content anywhere”.  The success of Netflix, Hulu, Amazon on Demand, Flickr, and the emergence of novel content… Continue Reading

Matt and Dan to participate in Copyright Society panel on Cloud Computing

Posted in Cloud, Copyright, Events
Matt Syrkin will be presenting and producing a panel for the New York Chapter of the Copyright Society of the USA titled "Copyright and Content in the Cloud"  featuring Dan Schnapp as a moderator and other prominent practitioners. The panel, scheduled for September 15, 2011, will tackle the critical legal issues raised by the expansion of… Continue Reading

Dan to Participate in “Content in the Cloud” Conference at Upcoming NAB

Posted in Cloud, Events
In conjunction with next week’s annual gathering of the National Association of Broadcasters in Las Vegas, the Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA), a trade organization focues on commercial advancement of cloud computing, is holding a its “Content in the Cloud” conference.  Dan is participating in a panel entitled “The Impact of Cloud Computing on the Consumer Electronics and Telecommunications… Continue Reading

Digital HHR Presents: “Forecast: Entertainment in the Cloud” – December 9, 2010

Posted in Cloud, Events
On December 9, the DigitalHHR team will be presenting “Forecast: Entertainment in the Cloud”, the next in its on-going series of live, CLE-accredited webinars.   As the public’s demand for “any content anywhere” grows, entertainment, media and technology companies are turning to the cloud for innovative ways to distribute and monetize content. Through initiatives like digital… Continue Reading

Wayne to Moderate Panel at Digital Hollywood New York Conference

Posted in Cloud, Events, Mobile, Technology, Television
DigitalHHR’s Wayne Josel will be moderating a panel at the upcoming Digital Hollywood New York conference.  Entitled "Cloud Media & the Connected PC-TV-Mobile Universe: The New Face of the Digital Consumer", the panel will feature top executives from Verizon, HP, ActiveVideo Networks, Thwapr and IBB Consulting in a discussion on new initiatives to deliver content… Continue Reading

P2P and Cloud Media Summit

Posted in Cloud, Technology
Dan will be speaking at the DCIA’s inaugural P2P and Cloud Media Summit in Santa Monica on May 6th. The summit is being held in conjunction with Digital Hollywood, one of the premier entertainment and technology industry conferences. Dan will be part of a panel entitled "Global Perspective – Changing Rules for P2P and Cloud… Continue Reading

Dan to Speak at “P2P & Cloud Market Conference”

Posted in Cloud, Firm News
As part of the Distributed Computing Association’s inaugural P2P market conference, Dan will be participating on a panel on P2P and Cloud Business Models.  The conference is being held on Tuesday, March 9 at the Cornell Club of New York in conjunction with Media.Summit 2010.  Registration information is available on DCIA’s site.… Continue Reading

Supreme Court OKs Cablevision’s “Remote” DVR

Posted in Cloud, Copyright, Fair Use
Cablevision can move forward with its plans to move its digital video recording service into the cloud, thanks to the Supreme Court’s refusal to hear the broadcast industry’s appeal of a decision granting summary judgment in favor of Cablevision. While consumer DVRs have been used for years, Cablevision sought to launch a service for the… Continue Reading