2014 Heroes and Zeros with Dan Tynan and Jonathan Handel

December 17, 2014 by  
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The ALS Icebucket Challenge, #ICANTBREATHE, The Sony Hack, Gamergate, the Facebook Human Experiments are just some the things discussed in our end of year light-hearted review of the heroes and zeros of the year. Bennet welcomes to discuss Yahoo tech columnist Dan Tynan and counsel at TroyGould and Contributing Editor at The Hollywood Reporter Jonathan Handel.

Emily Parker and Voices from the Internet Underground

December 10, 2014 by  
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Bennet welcomes Emily Parker, the author of  Now I Know Who My Comrades Are: Voices from the Internet Underground.  She is also the former State Department policy advisor, writer at The Wall Street Journal and editor at The New York Times, .

Also, Bennet welcomes Award-Winning Content Creator Obie Scott Wade, the author of the childrens best selling book Oddry the hit animated TV series SheZow

Uber Corporate Scrutiny and Media Criticism; CauseCast Managing Online Community Charity

December 3, 2014 by  
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Uber has been subjected to much scrutiny, after its senior vice-president of business, Emil Michael, was said to have suggested that critical journalists should have their own personal and family lives investigated. Bennet runs through all of the media criticism being made.

Ryan Scott introduces us to Causecast, an online system that helps businesses and organizations manage community giving, employee volunteering, donations, matching, rewarding and cause campaigns ranging from disaster relief to competitive corporate crowdfunding.

Apps and Websites To Be Thankful For: Our Annual Cyber Thanksgiving Show

November 26, 2014 by  
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Its CLBRs Annual Cyber Thanksgiving Show and  every year we ask some of our favorite guests to share with us the websites and apps they are particularly thankful for. This year’s panel features old friends – Chris Abraham, Pete Kronowitt (a veteran of our past two Thanksgiving shows), Benet Wilson.

Who Is Running Phony Cell Phone Towers Around The United States

November 19, 2014 by  
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Reports say an agency of the U.S. Justice Department is gathering data from thousands of cell phones, including both criminal suspects and innocent Americans, by using fake communications towers on airplanes. Andrew Rosenblum from Popular Science fills us in from his September article.

Net Neutrality and the Battle over Whistleblowers

November 12, 2014 by  
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Net Neutrality Heats Up as President Obama has came out strongly for the concept of net neutrality, saying that an open Internet is essential to the American economy, and increasingly to our very way of life.

Plus, we discuss Free Press in the Digital Age and the Battle over Whistleblowers as Bennet interviews Courtney C. Radsch, PhD, a journalist, researcher, and free expression advocate from the Committee to Protect Journalists.

2014 Midterm Election Edition with Mike O’Neil and Lara M Brown

November 5, 2014 by  
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Election 2014 The Results Are In – What Does it Mean? CLBR offer its 2014 Mideterm Election Edition as Bennet offers his Take Post Mortem and gets some Quick Thoughts From Reliable Sources with Mike O Neil of O Neil and Associates and Lara M Brown, an associate professor who serves as the program director for the Political Management Program in The Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) at The George Washington University.

Internet Privacy with Lorrie Cranor and Douglas Gansler

October 29, 2014 by  
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Talking Internet Privacy as Bennet speaks with Lorrie Cranor, Associate Professor of Computer Science and of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University.Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler. He discusses how government should view privacy and the Internet, from location tracking to hacking, data safety and data breaches to cyberbullying.

Internet Governance and Mid-Term Elections with Eric Jardine

October 22, 2014 by  
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 We discuss internet governance with Eric Jardine of the Centre for International Governance Innovation in Toronto, Canada.  Eric is one of the publishers of CIGIs blog Reimaging The Internet which discusses current events, trends and challenges in the realm of Internet governance

Gamergate and I Am Sarkeesian; News Out Of ICANN 51

October 15, 2014 by  
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 As ICANN meets in Los Angeles for its tri-annual meeting, issues of the proposed ICANN transfer and ICANN’s accountability itself loom large.  Steve DelBianco, an occasional ICANN critic and CLBR veteran is at ICANN 51 and will give us an update.  But first we hear from professor Marc Randazza about his eloquent blog statement in response to GamerGate and death threats made against feminist filmmaker Anita Sarkeesian.