Episode 150: Are You Ready For Some Football!

September 10, 2014 by  
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Scott Zucker, former Assistant Managing Editor of USA Today Sports joins us to celebrate our 150th episode with a discussion on the latest in sports and a preview of the 2014 NFL Football Season.

Revenge Porn Lawsuits Revisited: Hollie Toups and Meryam Ali

September 3, 2014 by  
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Revenge Porn and Cyber Abuse roundtable discussion with Bekah Wells (Revenge Porn Victims Advocate and Owner of WomenAgainstrevengePorn.com), Hollie Toups (a Victim of Revenge Porn) and her legal representation assisting Hollie in her claim, Beaumont, Texas-based attorney John S. Morgan. Houston attorney David Altenbern talks about his multi-million dollar revenge porn lawsuit representing Meryam Ali, a Texas woman suing Facebook to pay her 123 million dollars.

The Battle Over Muni Broadband and the Race for Floridas 10th Congressional District

August 27, 2014 by  
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The Battle Over Muni Broadband and the Race for Floridas 10th Congressional District as Bennet speaks with Jim Baller (of the Coalition for Local Internet Choice) and Michael Mac McKenna (the Democratic Nominee for Florida’s 10th Congressional District). The Coalition for Local Internet Choice is based on 3 principles: The Internet is Essential 21st Century Infrastructure; Local Communities are the LIfeblood of America; and Communities Must Be Able to Make their Own Choices. The race for Congress is heating up and we hear from McKenna who has knocked on over 50,000 doors in his race to unseat Tea Party Republican Dan Webster.

Performance Marketers Under Attack From Amazon Tax; Supreme Court on Latest Patent Rulings

August 20, 2014 by  
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Performance Marketers Under Attack From Amazon Tax as Brian Littleton, ShareASale Founder and CEO, has become the leader of the Performance Marketing Association (PMA).  He gives us an update on the Amazon Wars and the PMAs New Priorities. Plus, Patent and Intellectual Property Attorney Joel Voelzke chimes in on the Supreme Courts Latest Patent Rulings.

Global Press Freedom and Increased Restrictions on Bloggers

August 13, 2014 by  
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Delphine Halgand, the Director of the Washington DC office for Reporters Without Borders, returns to talk about Global Press Freedom and increased restrictions on bloggers.

They discuss the 2014 Press Freedom Report, Chinas Tiananmen Square crackdown and Russias New Blogger Crackdown.

Right to be Forgotten and Facebook Revenge Porn Suit

August 6, 2014 by  
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Talking The Right to be Forgotten as Privacy rock star Jules Polenetsky returns to discuss the EUs recent right to be forgotten ruling.

Also, Houston attorney David Altenbern talks about his multi-million dollar revenge porn lawsuit representing Meryam Ali, a Texas woman suing Facebook to pay her 123 million dollars —10 cents for each of its 1.23 billion users — because the social networking site failed to immediately delete revenge porn uploaded by a former friend.

Akamai State of The Intenet Report 2014 Breakdown

July 30, 2014 by  
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Global Average Connection Speeds and Global Broadband Connectivity, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attack Traffic and Mobile Connectivity are just some the issues highlighted by David Belson, the Senior Director of Industry and Data Intelligence at Akamai Technologies and the editor of the State of the Internet Report.

Defending Clients Against California Spam Law; New DOJ Head to Emphasize Cybercrime

July 23, 2014 by  
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Bennet speaks with Internet Karl Kronenberger of San Francisco-based Kronenberger Rosenfeld, whose firm recently prevailed on behalf of its client in a putative class action alleging violations of California’s spam law. Plus, Bennet Kelley is Named One of Most Influential E-Commerce Lawyers By the LA Business Journal; New head of DOJ criminal unit to emphasize cybercrime; Daniel Noriega sues Activision on Right of Publicity Claim.

The Man Taking on RipOffReport and Easy Name Change

July 16, 2014 by  
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In Gunfight at the OK Corral, a U.S. Marshal from the prairie is called to Arizona to help his brother stand his ground against a band of cattle thieves. The character is an American archetype that is alive and well in the last untamed frontier — the Internet.

Ben Smith, District Attorney for Sac County, Iowa is a modern Wyatt Earp. Unlike Gunfight, he was not summoned to Arizona, but rather Arizona came to him when Tempe-based RipOffReport.com and others sought to exploit a pending murder trial as part of a proxy war against an Internet security expert seeking to expose them.

Also, Genevieve Dennis, founder and director of Easy Name Change, introduces us to her website that makes name changing easy.

NSA, Privacy, Surveillance and Whistleblowing with William Binney

July 9, 2014 by  
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Bennet speaks with Former high-level National Security Agency intelligence official William Binney following his trip to Germany for a parliamentary inquiry in Berlin into the NSAs activities. William discusses the creation of his new Government Accountability Project supported whistleblower website, how he blew the whistle on NSA surveillance programs plus his outspoken criticism of the NSA during the George W. Bush administration that made him the subject of FBI investigations.