26th Annual Conference of the Forum on Communications Law

January 27 – February 2, 2021
Event details
January 27 – February 2, 2021
12:00 – 12:00 am Eastern Standard Time

Event summary

Cooley is a proud sponsor of the 26th Annual Conference of the Forum on Communications Law

Featured Agenda Item 

Hot Issues in Social Media
January 27, 2021 | 4:30 – 5:30 pm EST
Partner David Wittenstein will be moderating this panel.

Using social media to gather and disseminate news continues to pose specific
challenges. This workshop will discuss litigation concerns, including the intersection
of tweets and personal jurisdiction; social media posts that cross the line into
harassment; parody Twitter accounts and discovery and preservation of social media
evidence. This workshop will also look at copyright concerns, including parody tweets advertising
concerns, the continuing debate over what constitutes a public forum on social media
insurance issues; social media platforms’ ever-changing terms and conditions;
legislation that may impact social media and more.

101 Session – FCC: Digital, Traditional and Regulatory Law and Media
January 28, 2021 | 12:15 – 1:15 pm EST  
Associate Emily Harrison will speak on this panel.

This session will cover the basics of the United States’ primary communications regulatory
body, including underlying statutory, regulatory and policy implications of jokes you see on
late night television. Topics will include content regulation such as indecency, political ads and
accessibility, spectrum technical discussions and regulating the internet.

Event details and registration 

For more information, please email Rebecca Lanz

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