The debate over digital privacy is making big headlines with a recent controversy surrounding iPhone/iPad location tracking. Attorney and co-host J. Craig Williams welcome Joshua A. Engel, Vice President and General Counsel for the Lycurgus Group and author of the Stockycat blog and Jeff Hermes, Associate Director of the Digital Media Law Project and a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard, to discuss the controversy. Joshua and Jeff look at privacy, legal concerns with the collection and storage of information and current litigation.
According to a Wall Street Journal investigation, many of the public’s favorite Facebook applications like Farmville, Texas HoldEm Poker and FrontierVille, are allegedly sharing users’ personal information with third-party advertisers and Internet tracking companies. Attorneys and co-hosts Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams welcome Kimberley Isbell, a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society and Mark G. McCreary from the firm Fox Rothschild LLP, to discuss this matter. They look at the potential impact of this privacy breach, the legal issues and how this breach could affect the business of Facebook.
The technology and legal world was abuzz over an incident involving a prototype of the iPhone 4G. An Apple engineer allegedly left behind the iPhone, which eventually ended up in the hands of Gizmodo.com, a technology weblog. After pictures surfaced on the Gizmodo site, a search of a Gizmodo editor’s home and computer was issued. Attorneys and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi welcome Sam Bayard, the Assistant Director of the Citizen Media Law Project and Eric Goldman, Director of the High Tech Law Institute at Santa Clara University School of Law, to discuss the legal issues behind this complex debacle. They look at the shield law, the validity of the search warrant and the legal battle that could possibly lie ahead.
Recently the popular online advertising site, Craigslist was in the spotlight after a medical student was accused of killing a Boston masseuse who advertised on the site. Law.com bloggers and co-hosts Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams welcome Attorney Edward Wes, Outside Counsel for Craigslist and David Ardia fellow at the Berkman Center and director of the Citizen Media Law Project, to talk about regulations on online advertising sites and what is being done to monitor illegal activity on these sites.
To many out there the internet is a necessity, but what will the internet look like 10 years from now? Join Law.com blogger and co-host Bob Ambrogi as he sits down with Harvard Law Professor and co-founder of HLS’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Jonathan Zittrain, to discuss his new book, The Future of the Internet – And How to Stop It. Bob and Jonathan will also talk about the 10th anniversary of the Berkman Center and Jonathan’s concerns and thoughts on the future of the internet.