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11/7/2018 | Anette Beebe attends the Media Law Resource Center ("MLRC") Annual Dinner in New York, New York
Invited as a guest by an international corporate law firm, Ms. Beebe had the opportunity to attend the MLRC's annual dinner. This year's theme was "1968: Echoes of a Tumultuous Year." As described online "[f]ifty years later, the political and social upheaval of 1968 seems all too relevant to today's world." The all-star panel of speakers included Lynn Sherr, Max Frankel, Marvin Kalb, Lydia Pologreen and Geff Greenfield to discuss their covrage of the events of '68; how the country has changed since then in polotics, race relations and women's rights; and whether those events might have played out differently in today's media environment. "Simply fascinating!" said Ms. Beebe.
10/25/2018 | Anette Beebe attends COMO III: Content Moderation at Scale conference in New York, New York
As a continuation of the prior two conferences on content moderation, St. John's University in Manhattan hosted COMO III: Content Moderation and the Future of Online Speech. This conference explored how online platforms create policy to moderate and remove user content poted on their websites; how they operationalize thoe policies, and how such policies affect the culture of online speech for individuals and new media. The pannel included representatives from top platforms (including Google and Facebook) former moderators speaking to the history of how content moderation policies were created, simulation exercies for the audience, and a keynote panel on content moderation and free speech with Ben Smith (Editor-in-Chief of Buzzfeed) and Josh Marshall (Founder, Editor and Publisher of Taking Points Memo) which was moderated by Jack Balkin (Professor of Law at Yale Lawschool). In speaking about the event Ms. Beebe said "Each time I go I learn something new."
10/20/2018 | Anette Beebe Presents at the Esther's Court Empowerment Conference in Phoenix, AZ
Being passionate about educating teens about repercussions associated with use of the internet, Ms. Beebe was invited by Esther's Court to speak to group of young ladies (agest 12-18) on the topic of "purity" in the context of the internet. In discussing the event, Ms. Beebe said "What seemed to hit home for the girls was being told that once a picture is sent to anyone or posted publicly, they can no longer control what happens to it."
9/14/2018 | Anette Beebe Presents at the California Lawyers Association Inaugrual Annual Conference in San Diego, CA
Alongside fellow lawyer Heather Antoine from Beverlyhills, CA, Ms. Beebe had the opportunity to be a panelist for a CLE session for other lawyers relating to ADA Compliance, GDPR, CaCPA/CCPA, Trademark and Brand Registry with e-commerce sites like Amazon and Ebay. There were approximately 100 individuals registered for the pannel discussion.
5/18/2018 | Anette Beebe Presents at Internet Lawyers Leadership Summit in Las Vegas, NV
With colleagues who have expertise in all areas of internet law from around the county, and from the United Kingdom, Anette Beebe joined the group for the summer session of Internet Lawyers Leadership Summit ("ILLS") held in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 17-18, 2018. Following up on her prior presentations at ILLS Ms. Beebe presented on updates relating to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act including the new FOSTA-SESTA law, issues surrounding Backpage.com, and updates on case law including covering the oral argument held before the California Supreme Court in Hassell v. Bird which she co-authored an amicus brief in support of Yelp.
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