New York Times columnist & technology reporter Nick Bilton discusses his book, Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal, in which he traces the origins of Twitter from the perspectives of its four co-founders.
Wade Baker, author of a yearly report from Verizon on worldwide data breaches, talks about the dimensions and types of data breaches and recommendations for reducing their frequency. Recent breaches include Home Depot, Target and JP Morgan Chase.
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Representative Anna Eshoo (D-CA), the ranking member of the House Subcommittee on Communications, discusses net neutrality, rules governing the internet, media mergers, and whether it is time to change communications laws.
Two recent FCC commissioners, Michael Copps and Robert McDowell, look at the media merger landscape with a discussion on the pros and cons of mergers, what the FCC might watch for in acquisitions, and why the agency approves some but not others.
Representatives Bob Latta (R-OH), Brian Higgins (D-NY) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) discuss telecommunications legislation on preventing the FCC from reclassifying broadband as a utility, sports blackout rules and reducing communications regulation.
Chris Harrison, vice president for business practices for Pandora discusses the state of the music industry and its appeals to Congress to update copyright laws affecting radio, the Internet, musicians, songwriters, publishers, and record labels.
Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and John Shimkus (R-IL) discuss their proposals to require the NSA to get a warrant before searching Americans' communications and delay turning oversight of the Internet domain name system to an international body.
Tom Vander Ark, author of Getting Smart: How Digital Learning is Changing the World talks by video link from Seattle about digital learning and the future of U.S. schools as they incorporate the internet into education.
Astra Taylor talks by video link from New York City about her book, The People's Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age, in which she examines the cultural evolution of the Internet.
National Association of Broadcasters President Gordon Smith talks about the future of television and provides his perspective on the Supreme Court decision in ABC v. Aereo, Inc. that Aereo's streaming service was in violation of copyright law.
As the FCC weighs new rules that could allow internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery, Kevin Werbach, Matt Wood and Randolph May discuss what it all means for net neutrality and the future of the Internet.
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