Celebrities & The Internet: The Right of Publicity

(Editor’s note: Sometimes I’m tasked with writing, or contributing to, academic papers that don’t get published anywhere mainstream. Some of those writings have value to others, either in their content or s, so I’m going to occasionally copy-paste them here (with s, whenever possible).  However, in no way should any of this be considered legal advice.  This first one was my final research paper for Entertainment Law when I was in law school earning my Juris Doctor.  It was only ten pages because that course had other writing assignments. )

Ben & Jerry’s unveil contemporary flavor that backs prison justice reform – NBC2 News

WASHINGTON (AP) – Ben & Jerry’s unveiled a brand contemporary flavor to specialize in structural racism and a broken prison justice machine.
Justice ReMix’d is described as cinnamon and chocolate ice cream with gobs of cinnamon bun dough and interesting fudge brownies.
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Kobo brings the Forma form factor to a cheaper model

I’ve long had a soft spot for Kobo for a few reasons. First is the simple fact that the company (now part of Rakuten) was one of the last few competing with Amazon in the e-reader market. Second is features like Pocket integration. Third is the device’s openness to file formats like ePub that don’t require the device to be tied to a single store.

’We will restore lost glory in waste management’

The Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAM), a body of waste disposal operators, has vowed to take waste disposal and management system in Lagos State to the next level.
This was part of the commitment made by the new members of AWAM during their inauguration, as over 300 Private Support Partnership (PSP) operators pledged to double their efforts to rid the state of refuse and bring back its lost glory in waste management.

Will the new schedule post feature of Facebook’s Creator Studio benefit brands?

Facebook’s Creator Studio recently launched a new feature where a user who has a business account profile can schedule posts, stories and IGTV videos on Facebook and Instagram. For the first time ever posts and stories can be scheduled up to 6 months in advance. Social Media marketers will benefit from this since Instagram scheduling has been a hassle in the past. Social media managers availed third-party apps which had many restrictions due to Instagram’s API. 

2 males injured after shots fired in Surrey – BC

Two males were injured after shots were fired in a busy area of Fraser Heights late Tuesday afternoon.
Around 12 police vehicles and an ambulance were on the scene near 160 Street and 111 Avenue, about half a block away from Erma Stephenson Elementary.
Surrey RCMP in a statement say at approximately 4:50 p.m., units responded to multiple reports of shots fired in the 15900 block of 111 Avenue.
Officers arrived to find two men suffering from apparent gunshot wounds near a black Chrysler with a blown-out driver’s-side window and several bullet holes.


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