Monthly Archive: January 2010

Marty Brochstein

Just when you think you’ve seen everything

File this under “Just when you thought you’d seen everything involving rights issues…” Washingtonpost.com this morning has an article a suit filed ni France by infamous terrorist Carlos the Jackal to protect his image’s use in a documentary on his life. Read it at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/25/AR2010012503690.html?hpid=moreheadlines

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Marty Brochstein

Canine Social Media

Ran into an unexpected licensing application during a trip through Mattel’s pre-Toy Fair sneak preview. Under its Radica brand, the company this fall will introduce Twitter-licensed  “Puppy Tweets” — a system that includes an electronic tag to be hung from a dog’s collar, a USB receiver, and a software download. Create  a Twitter™ account for the dog and voila, messages

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