Sat.Jun 15, 2024

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What Should Photo Repositories Do About Blackface Photos?–Thompson v. ShutterStock

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Blackface depictions have a long history of racism. In 2020, Facebook banned them as hate speech when the images “caricature” black people. At the same time, the “Black Peter” character is a long-standing (though increasingly controversial) part of Christmas celebrations in the Netherlands, and older images of people in blackface are essential to understanding our (racially dubious) history.

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Saturday Sundries

The IPKat

Stay updated in the IP world this week: upcoming events, call for papers and job opportunities are waiting for you! cat-friendly news Forthcoming events and call for papers On June 21, 2024 , the Milan Bar Association is organizing a conference on " IP and Ethics: Italian and French Experience " at the “Palazzo di Giustizia” in Milan. Here is the Programme.