California Internet Bill Aimed at Protecting Children Is Signed Into Law

Written by Robert H. Rotstein and James Berkley On September 15, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law bill AB 2273, titled the “California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act” (“AADC”). With certain exceptions, the AADC requires all businesses providing “an online service, product, or feature likely to be accessed by children” to be in compliance with significant new legal obligations by July 1, 2024. “Children” … Continue reading California Internet Bill Aimed at Protecting Children Is Signed Into Law

Fair Use & Tater Tots

Written by Timothy M. Carter In 2011, Plaintiffs Tamita Brown, Glen S. Chapman, and Jason T. Chapman composed and recorded the children’s song Fish Sticks n’ Tater Tots (the “Song”), which details a student’s journey from her classroom to her school cafeteria to eat fish sticks and tater tots for lunch.[1]  Six years later, the documentary film Burlesque: Heart of the Glitter Tribe (the “Film”) — which … Continue reading Fair Use & Tater Tots