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Biography for Paul Gluckman

Paul Gluckman, Executive Senior Editor, is a 30-year Warren Communications News veteran having joined the company in May 1989 to launch its Audio Week publication. In his long career, Paul has chronicled the rise and fall of physical entertainment media like the CD, DVD and Blu-ray and the advent of ATSC 3.0 broadcast technology from its rudimentary standardization roots to its anticipated 2020 commercial launch.

Recent Articles by Paul Gluckman

Though the respondent plaintiffs in the U.S. Supreme Court review of the social media injunction against the White House and four federal agencies “primarily assert their claims as censored speakers,” the plaintiffs in Kennedy v. Biden “assert the First Amendment claims of social media viewers and listeners all over the country,” said their motion to intervene Thursday (docket 23-411) in that SCOTUS review on behalf of the respondents (see 2310260070). The Kennedy plaintiffs also seek leave to file a brief in opposition to the government’s arguments to defeat the injunction.Read More >>

U.S. Magistrate Judge Mustafa Kasubhai for Oregon in Eugene denied plaintiff AT&T’s motion for summary judgment against Lane County, Oregon, but granted the county’s motion for summary judgment against AT&T, said the judge’s signed opinion and order Wednesday (docket 6:22-cv-01635). In dismissing AT&T’s case, the judge held that the carrier failed to exhaust its remedies under Oregon’s administrative land use process.Read More >>

The U.S. District Court for Northern California didn’t err by granting summary judgment to Telephone Consumer Protection Act plaintiffs True Health Chiropractic and McLaughin Chiropractic Associates for collectively receiving 13 unsolicited fax ads from McKesson promoting medical software products, said a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel's memorandum Wednesday (docket 22-15732). The district court properly held that McKesson failed to show that the plaintiffs consented to receive faxed ads, it said.Read More >>

NetChoice believes its court challenge to SB-396, the Arkansas age-verification Social Media Safety Act, “is appropriate for resolution as a matter of law,” and it therefore “intends to file an early dispositive motion” to that effect, said its position statement in a joint Rule 26(f) report Monday (docket 5:23-cv-05105) in U.S. District Court for Western Arkansas in Fayetteville.Read More >>