CLBR 101

CYBER LAW & BUSINESS REPORT 101 Cyber Law & Business Report airs weekly on Wednesdays at 10AM PDT on WebmasterRadio.fm (WMR). The show, which launched in February 2011, focuses on major legal and business developments in the Internet space. In May 2016, the show became part of Cranberry Radio and returned to WMR in September 2016. What is… Read More CLBR 101

TBA: Jonathan Taplin, Move Fast and Break-Things: How Facebook, Google and Amazon Corned Culture and Undermined Democracy

I first met Jonathan Taplin in 2012 at the Tech Policy Summit in Napa Valley, where he debated TechDirt’s Mike Masnick over copyright and digital entertainment.  He is continuing this fight with his new book “Move Fast and Break-Things: How Facebook, Google and Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy”.  A stinging polemic that traces the destructive monopolization… Read More TBA: Jonathan Taplin, Move Fast and Break-Things: How Facebook, Google and Amazon Corned Culture and Undermined Democracy

TBA: Jared Yates Sexton, The People Are Going to Rise Like the Waters Upon Your Shore: A Story of American Rage

We began another year of Miami Book Fair interviews on October 18th with Jared Sexton, an academic and aspiring novelist turned accidental political correspondent.  His new book, The People Are Going to Rise Like the Waters Upon Your Shore: A Story of American Rage has been called a “Kurtz-like journey into the dark heart of white Middle… Read More TBA: Jared Yates Sexton, The People Are Going to Rise Like the Waters Upon Your Shore: A Story of American Rage

CLBR #275: The Gawker Effect with Techdirt’s Mike Masnick

The Gawker Effect with Techdirt’s Mike Masnick Listen In March 2016, a Florida jury returned a $140 million verdict in favor of Terry Bollea aka Hulk Hogan against Gawker Media for publishing a tape of him having sex with the wife of his best friend (shock jock Bubba the Love Sponge) (see CLBR #264).   Hogan’s lawyer, Charles Harder,… Read More CLBR #275: The Gawker Effect with Techdirt’s Mike Masnick

CLBR #274: Germany’s Controversial Social Media Hate Speech Law with Andrea Shalal

Germany’s Controversial Social Media Hate Speech Law With Andrea Shalal, Reuters News Service, Berlin LISTEN An Act to Improve Enforcement of the Laws in Social Networks, the “Network Enforcement Act” (better known as “NetzDG” or “Facebook Act”) was passed by the German government in June and went into effect on October 1, 2017.  With fines as… Read More CLBR #274: Germany’s Controversial Social Media Hate Speech Law with Andrea Shalal

CLBR #273: Hacking the Vote with Jake Braun

Hacking the Vote with Jake Braun Listen Voting in the United States is under attack.  On Wednesday the Supreme Court will hear arguments on partisan gerrymandering that distorts election outcomes.  Other courts have weighed in our voter suppression efforts designed to reduce voting by disfavored segments. At the July DEFCON conference, there was a “Voting Machine… Read More CLBR #273: Hacking the Vote with Jake Braun

CLBR Archives: Kim Dotcom: “Caught in the Web” Director Annie Goldson

CLBR #256/Kim Dotcom: Caught in the Web Director Annie Goldson Listen Live on WebmasterRadio.fm We will be rebroadcasting CLBR #256 with documentary director Annie Goldson on her film “Kim Dotcom: Caught in the Web” (trailer below). Click here for show notes (which includes SoundCloud file) and click here for a backgrounder on New Zealand. Since the… Read More CLBR Archives: Kim Dotcom: “Caught in the Web” Director Annie Goldson

CLBR #272: Detroit Revisited: Is it the Next Startup Hub?

  Detroit Revisited: Is it the Next Startup Hub? With Techstars Mobility’s Ted Serbinski This is our third show about the city of Detroit and over the years we have discussed the city’s rise and fall and potential recovery.  In May, Ted Serbinski wrote Why I love the Detroit Startup Scene in VentureBeat and we decided to… Read More CLBR #272: Detroit Revisited: Is it the Next Startup Hub?