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.
Meredith Attwell Baker, president and CEO of CTIA-The Wireless Association, talks about telecommunications issues, including spectrum auctions, the debate over net neutrality rules, cramming, and more.
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Stu Trevelyan and Chuck DeFeo, two key players in waging the digital wars of campaign 2014 discuss the political role of technology. They talk about how ads target television and social media, and how new media differs from traditional.
Representatives Joe Barton (R-TX), Morgan Griffith (R-VA), and Leonard Lance (R-NJ) discuss technology legislation and telecommunications issues, including net neutrality, spectrum auctions, kill switches on cell phones, and Internet and phone scams.
Republican FTC member Maureen Ohlhausen looks at some of the key issues involving the FTC and the internet: net neutrality, privacy and data security.
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.
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.
Jeremy Grant, senior adviser with the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, discusses Internet data security, the threat posed by hackers, and efforts to increase security, such as developing alternatives to passwords.
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.
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