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The best gavel-to-gavel legal news and information on the net. Host Bennet Kelley talks about the hot- button internet legal topics of the day ,and stay up to date on the latest in internet law and policy. Hear the latest net trends impacting your business, and have your questions answered by leading authorities.

Latest Show Episodes & Updates

EFFs Victory in the Podcast Patent War
Air Date: April 29, 2015

0 Earlier this month, the Electronic Frontier Foundation won a ruling from the US Patent and Trademark Office that the so-called Podcast Patent was invalid and obvious. Bennet learns more about the case from Vera Raineri,  Staff Attorney on the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s intellectual property team, focusing on patent reform.

Data Breaching Becoming A Common Occurrence
Air Date: April 22, 2015

0 Host Bennet Kelly speaks with Attorney Mark Ishman about the dangers and issues from Data Breaches and what should be done about it. Reports of Data Breaches are becoming a common occurrence In 2014, a Ponemon Institute survey estimated that 47 percent of all American adults have been affected by data breaches in the […]

Ellen Pao-Kleiner Perkins Gender Discrimination Case and Mindful Work
Air Date: April 15, 2015

0 Bennet discusses the aftermath of the Ellen Pao-Kleiner Perkins gender discrimination case Kristen Brown covered the trial for the San Francisco Chronicle and made a particularly astute assessment to Bennet Kelley about the jury’s finding in favor of Kleiner Perkins.  Also, we hear from David Gelles ,reporter for the New York Times, covering mergers & […]

Should Corp Offenders Go to Jail
Air Date: April 1, 2015

0 Bennet Kelly discusses the topic of Should Corp Offenders Go to Jail with the author of Why Not Jail?: Industrial Catastrophes, Corporate Malfeasance and Government Inaction  Rena Steinzor. Rena is a professor of law at the University of Maryland’s Francis King Carey School of Law

Kim Zetter on Stuxnets Brave New World
Air Date: March 25, 2015

0 Countdown to Zero Day author, and  top cybersecurity journalist, Kim Zetter tells the story behind the virus that sabotaged Irans nuclear efforts and shows how its existence has ushered in a new age of warfare—one in which a digital attack can have the same destructive capability as a megaton bomb.

Joe McGovern on Talking with The Other Side
Air Date: March 18, 2015

0 Bennet Kelley taks to filmmaker and author Joe McGovern,who has left the comforts of his home in Venice Beach, California and traveled across the country seeking out Republicans to try to bridge the partisan divide as part of his documentary – The Other Side. He currently is raising money on GoFundMe to finish and […]

Digital and Partisan Divides with Cyber Seniors; Columnist Ralph Hallow on the 2016 Presidential Race
Air Date: March 11, 2015

0 Bridging the Other Digital Divide as Bennet showcases a feature documentary film called ‘Cyber-Seniors’ directed by Saffron Cassaday and produced by Brenda Rusnak of The Best Part Inc. The documentary tells us about ‘Cyber-Seniors: Connecting Generations’ , a North America-wide campaign that encourages older adults to tackle the digital divide and provides tech savvy youth with […]

M3AAWG Honoree, WHOA Founder and Anti-Cyber Harassment Warrior Jayne Hitchcock
Air Date: March 4, 2015

0 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.

The Battle Over Net Neutrality with Free Press CEO Craig Aaron
Air Date: February 25, 2015

0 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

Big Data and the Black Box Society with Frank Pasquale
Air Date: February 18, 2015

0 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. […]