As Los Angeles explores becoming the biggest city to become a Gigabit City, we will talk with Steve Reneker, the city’s General Manager of the city’s Information Technology Agency about the Los Angeles initiative. Then we will talk with David Sandel on Giganomics and the State of the Gig Union.
Will Antigua Become a Haven for Online Piracy with Joseph Kelly , Professor of Business Law at State College at Buffalo. Plus, The Supreme Court Refuses to Hear New York Amazon Tax, Returning Focus to Congress as we hear from Rebecca Madigan, executive director of the Performance Marketing Association.
CLBR Thanksgiving Edition as Bennet welcomes back Brenda Christensen, Peter Kronowitt and Dan Tynan. This panel of experts talk about what websites or Apps or even people, events, groups and organizations they are thankful for on the web for what they have contributed.
Andrew Crocker, a fellow with the Electronic Frontier Foundation ( or EFF), joins us to provide an update on the ever expanding National Security Agency domestic surveillance scandal. The EFF has been one of the most vocal critics of the program and has been actively fighting it in the courts.
Thanks to our Miami Book Fair International coverage, Bennet also speaks to Michael Grunwald, the author of “The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Administration”.
The Bully Pulpit with Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Doris Kearns Goodwin; Perspective on Presidents and History
Pulitzer Prize winning author (and featured Miami Book Fair 2013 speaker) Doris Kearns Goodwin talks about her new book Bully Pulpit, LBJ, journalism today and the Red Sox. Also, Ralph Hallow, the Chief Political Writer for the Washington Times, Conservative Columnist of the Year recipient and author of the humorous Presidential Follies: Famous Americans Who Would Be President, and Some Who Should Think Again gives his perspective on Presidents and history.
On Location from the Information Systems Security Association SoCal Security Symposium, Bennet speaks with: ISSA President Powell Hamilton; David M. Perry, Computer Security Expert, Media Relations discussing Cyber Crime and Cyber Security; Comodo Corporate Strategy Advisor Larry Whiteside.
Amazon Tax, Cyber Bullying and the World Series as Bennet welcomes back Rebecca Madigan from the Performance Marketing Association to discuss Illinois Supreme Court ruling invalidating Amazon Tax. Also Bennet welcomes Viviana Vasiu, an honor student at Stetson University, who has formed an advocacy organization fighting against cyber harassment. She is working with leading national advocates such as Jayne Hitchcock of Working to Halt Online Abuse to raise awareness on the Stetson campus which last year lost a student to cyber bullycide
California Privacy Legislation passed: Internet Eraser Law For Teenagers and Opt Out of Online Tracking. California governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill changing the way websites deal with Internet users under the age of 18, and will soon sign a bill that would require websites to tell all Internet users if and how they can opt out of online tracking. Bennet speaks with Harriet Pearson from Hogan Lovells talking from IAPP Privacy Academy in Seattle about the flurry of privacy legislation being enacted in California.
ICANN Turns 15 and Bennet talks to John Jeffrey, Esq., ICANNs General Counsel and Secretary from ICANNs Los Angeles Headquarters. Californias Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has adopted a proposal that would require either reporting payments made to bloggers or disclosing that payments were made in conjunction with the blog or video post. The proposal is based largely on the FTC approach to Dotcom Disclosures and blogger endorsements. Revisit a Blogging Disclosures Discussion with Ann Ravel, chairwoman of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
NSA Blowback for US Business with Information Technology and Innovation Foundation Senior Analyst Dan Castro and Award-winning columnist Dan Tynan. It has been five months since Edward Snowden and NSA operations such as PRISM first splashed across the front pages worldwide. During this period, the scope of the scandal has only grown through nearly weekly revelations of further NSA transgressions. While the golden rule of scandal management is prompt and full disclosure, the NSA scandal presents a challenge because of the classified nature of much of the information. As a result, the scandal has dragged on and in the process has eroded consumer confidence in the web and harmed US web enterprises.