The Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group gave its 2015 Mary Litynski lifetime achievement award to our guest Jayne Hitchcock for her efforts in assisting targeted individuals, training law enforcement, supporting antiharassment legislation and teaching teenagers how to protect themselves from potential threats. Bennet Kelley talks to Jayne about the prestigious honor.
Over the past years, we have had many discussions about Net Neutrality with both proponents and opponents. With the Federal Communications Commission set to vote on a new net neutrality proposal, we talk again with Craig Aaron, the President and CEO of FreePress
Maryland Carey Law Professor (and author of Black Box Society) Frank Pasquale exposes how powerful interests abuse secrecy for profit and explains ways to rein them in. Demanding transparency is only the first step. An intelligible society would assure that key decisions of its most important firms are fair, nondiscriminatory, and open to criticism. Silicon Valley and Wall Street need to accept as much accountability as they impose on other.
Bennet Kelley discusses The Cyber Civil Rights Initiative and the Fight Against Revenge Porn with one of the leading advocates in the fight against Revenge Porn – University of Miami Law professor Mary Anne Franks. Franks is Vice President of the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative and has testified in state capitals across the country to push for laws addressing revenge porn.
Joseph Jerome, Policy Counsel for the Future of Privacy Forum joins Bennet Kelley to discuss the FTC’s recent staff report on the privacy implications of the Internet of Things. The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) is a Washington, DC based think tank that seeks to advance responsible data practices. The forum is led by Internet privacy expert Jules Polonetsky, a frequent CLBR guest.
Stan Stahl, President of Citadel Information Group and the Los Angeles chapter of the Information Security Systems Association (ISSA-LA), returns for the 7th Time to give us an update of the state of cyber security today from Sony to Washington and even Sacramento where he is part of the Cyber Security Task Force.
Serial Entreprenuer Jon Ferrara returns to CLBR to discuss his emerging startup Nimble. Nimble is a highly rated CRM tool. John will explain the value of Nimble and Social Selling. Robert Ellis Smith, the Privacy Paragon from Providence and fellow Hoya Lawya, returns to discuss the latest privacy developments including: President Obama’s Privacy Initiatives; Californias Eraser Law that went into effect this month; and Privacy Concerns over the Internet of Things.
Mark Sableman is a partner in Thompson Coburns Intellectual Property group. He is the editorial director of Internet Law Twists and Turns and discusses with Bennet Kelley his recent article The Top 5 Internet Law Shifts of 2014.
Rutgers political science professor Ross K Baker talks to Bennet about his new book: Is Bipartisanship Dead?: A Report from the Senate. Baker interviewed both Democrat and Republican Senators about bipartisanship in Senate committees and on the Senate floor analyzing the role of party leaders and their impact on supporting or discouraging cross party efforts. Also, Bennet discuses Tax Loopholes and Shelters with Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist David Cay Johnston.
New York Times bestselling author and PBS talk show host Tavis Smiley recounts the final 365 days of Kings life, revealing the minister’s trials and tribulations in Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jrs Final Year. Plus, Bennet speaks about Internet Hate with Rabbi Abraham Cooper of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and its Museum of Tolerance.