CLBR #299: The Battle to Free Raif Badawi with Brandon Silver

The Battle to Free Raif Badawi with Brandon Silver LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS       LINK LINK LINK LINK LINK LINK   Raif Badawi is a 34-year old Saudi activist, blogger and creator of the website Free Saudi Liberals.  His writings called for greater religious tolerance in Saudi Arabia which is dominated by Wahhabi Islamic fundamentalists. … Read More CLBR #299: The Battle to Free Raif Badawi with Brandon Silver

2017 CLBR Hero: Ronald Deibert, the Robin Hood for Cyber Threats

On December 20, CLBR will have our annual year-end Heroes and Zeros episode in which, with guests Brenda Christensen, Denise Howell and Dan Tynan, we highlight those doing wonderful things on the internet and those deserving a cyber lump of coal.  This year, in order to give credit (and shame) where it is due,  I am naming… Read More 2017 CLBR Hero: Ronald Deibert, the Robin Hood for Cyber Threats

2017 CLBR Heroes: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently

On December 20, CLBR will have our annual year-end Heroes and Zeros episode in which, with guests Brenda Christensen, Denise Howell and Dan Tynan, we highlight those doing wonderful things on the internet and those deserving a cyber lump of coal.  This year, in order to give credit (and shame) where it is due,  I am naming… Read More 2017 CLBR Heroes: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently

Nobody Speak – Free Screening with Director in Los Angeles on Nov. 16

In June we featured Brian Knappenberger, Director of “Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press” (CLBR #264). On Thursday November 16th, the International Documentary Association is hosting a free screening of the film following by a post-film conversation with Director Brian Knappenberger, moderated by Tim Cogshell, Critic, FilmWeek on KPCC at the Landmark Theater in West Los Angeles. … Read More Nobody Speak – Free Screening with Director in Los Angeles on Nov. 16

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 #266: RSF’s Margaux Ewen on Cyber Censorship and Press Freedom

RSF’s Margaux Ewen on Cyber Censorship and Press Freedom LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS       LINK LINK LINK LINK LINK LINK   As promised, here is some information on RSF’s Austin Tice campaign. Margaux Ewen @MargauxEwen @RSF_en Website Margaux joined RSF’s US office in July 2015 with a background in International Law. She has… Read More CLBR #266: RSF’s Margaux Ewen on Cyber Censorship and Press Freedom

Special CLBR – Internet Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality

Internet Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality This Wednesday, July 12th thousands of websites plan a massive online protest to save Net Neutrality, including Twitter, Amazon, Reddit, Netflix, OK Cupid, Mozilla, Etsy, Kickstarter, and Vimeo.  CLBR will be live to discuss this historic Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality and what it means.… Read More Special CLBR – Internet Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality