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Legal advice for online journalists, bloggers, and other webby creators

The Berkman Center has announced the Online Media Legal Network that networks lawyers willing to provide free services with online journalists and other creators of online works who need legal advice for free or for cheap. It could be anything from helping to legally create a company to representing you in court when you are accused of infringing someone else’s tender copyright. This builds on the work that the Citizen Media Law Project at the center.

If you need some legal help, go to the OMLN.org website. If you are a lawyer who wants to volunteer to help, sign up at the website.

3 Responses to “Legal advice for online journalists, bloggers, and other webby creators”

  1. Agent Smith: Tell me, Mr. Anderson… what good is a phone call… if you’re unable to speak?

    Tell me, Mr. Weinberger, what good is a website… if you’re unable to connect?

    What good are lawyers to someone who’s guilty until innocent?

    How could lawyers prove someone is innocent of infringement if the whole point of ‘graduated response’ was that lawyers couldn’t prove someone guilty?

    Even with proof of innocence, what good are lawyers outside a court of law, in a jurisdiction where no court is to be available?

    What good is a lawyer to a witch against a witch-finder general or to a heretic against the Spanish Inquisition?

    Tomorrow we remain on the Internet only at the cartel’s pleasure, just as visitors to a theme park only remain whilst they behave themselves and consume the entertainments and comestibles provided…

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  3. i want 2 knw if some1 can prevent u from gettin a job… dozn’t matter whr u apply u just dnt get a job. can u sue?


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