New York Extends Its Right of Publicity and Penalizes Sexually Explicit Deepfakes

On November 30, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed Senate Bill S5959D, effective on May 29, 2021, to amend New York law in two ways. First, the bill establishes the right of publicity for certain deceased individuals, and second, it provides a private right of action for unlawful dissemination or publication of certain sexually explicit depictions. Although limited in scope, this new law offers increased protections for individuals’ rights to their name, likeness, and reputation.


Read the full article here.

0 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Constructing a Data Center: Understanding the Key Issues

With society’s increased reliance on working remotely, vis a vis through “the cloud” and need for unfettered amounts of storage and processing power, data centers seem to be popping up almost everywhe