Shame Nation Author Sue Scheff Listen In today’s digitally driven world, disaster is only a click away. A rogue tweet could bring down a business; an army of trolls can run a celebrity off-line; and virtual harassment might cause real psychological damage. Shame Nation is the first book to both study the fascinating phenomenon of online… Read More CLBR #277: Shame Nation Author Sue Scheff
R. Sikoryak Terms and Conditions Air Date: TBA Listen to Preview For his newest project, R. Sikoryak tackles the monstrously and infamously dense legal document, iTunes Terms and Conditions, the contract everyone agrees to but no one reads. In a word for word 94-page adaptation, Sikoryak hilariously turns the agreement on its head―each page features… Read More TBA – Robert Sikoryak, Terms and Conditions – The Graphic Novel
Malcolm Nance The Plot to Hack America How Putin’s Cyberspies and WikiLeaks Tried to Steal the 2016 Election Air Date: TBA Listen to Preview The Plot to Hack America is the thrilling true story of how Putin’s spy agency, run by the Russian billionaire class, used the promise of power and influence to cultivate Trump as… Read More TBA: Malcolm Nance, The Plot to Hack America
In The Gifted Generation: When Government Was Good in Washington, historian David Goldfield offers a sweeping and path-breaking history of the post-World War II decades, during which he asserts that an activist federal government guided the country toward the first real flowering of the American Dream. Goldfield focuses on the Presidencies of: Harry Truman (2017… Read More TBA: David Goldfield – The Gifted Generation: When Government Was Good in Washington
The Emerging Law of Cyber Defense Listen At the 2017 Privacy + Security Forum at George Washington University, former Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property prosecutor and Assistant U.S. Attorney Allen O’Rourke led a panel on the issue of “active defense” techniques in responding to cyber attacks. “Active defense” techniques may include honeypots, web beacons, “dark web” research, rescue… Read More CLBR #276: Allen O’Rourke on The Emerging Law of Cyber Defense
TBA – Alvin S. Felzenberg, A Man and His Presidents: The Political Odyssey of William F. Buckley Jr. In A Man and His Presidents: The Political Odyssey of William F. Buckley Jr., Alvin S. Felzenberg delves into the history of William J. Buckley, perhaps the most influential American conservative writer, activist, and organizer in the post-war era. Felzenberg… Read More TBA – Alvin S. Felzenberg, A Man and His Presidents: The Political Odyssey of William F. Buckley Jr.
Move Fast and Break-Things: How Facebook, Google and Amazon Corned Culture and Undermined Democracy Listen to a Preview 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… Read More TBA: Jonathan Taplin, Move Fast and Break-Things: How Facebook, Google and Amazon Corned Culture and Undermined Democracy