Dragon Con Videos: Journalism and Freedom of the Press in the Current Era

It’s time for another panel video from Dragon Con. This panel is Journalism and Freedom of the Press in the Current Era. It looked into the different challenges and problems facing journalism into 2017, from libel reform, to the rise of fake news and the backlash of that. It’s time for another panel video from […]
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[Video] Red Dwarf Panel at Dragon Con 2017

I’ve been a bit distracted of late but that’s because I’ve been working on a number of other things. One of those has been the book (which is on an unavoidable delay at present) but also things like the Dragon Con panels and their aftermath. Here’s the first part of that work, with the video […]
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Top Gear Notices Popularity of Heavily Torrented Show

In the latest episode of the BBC’s internationally popular motoring show Top Gear, a little dig at legacy broadcasters and distributors managed to sneak through to air. Front-man Jeremy Clarkson undoubtedly earned the dislike of industry groups in the UK when he lauded the popularity of one of their guests, despite the extremely limited availability […]
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CISPA, SOPA, PIPA, ePARASITE, ACTA, TPP: What is Congress Smoking?

In 2012, I was moderating a panel on the major technological legislative acts that were pending or had been proposed in the last year. On the panel were two lawyers from the copyright field, and two computer security experts. Since the resurrection of CISPA has occurred, I thought it prudent to take the audio and […]
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Cory Doctorow in Atlanta (full!)

Last week, blogger, activist, author and all-around nice guy stopped by in Atlanta on his tour to promote Homeland, his new book. I dragged my wife and eldest over to the talk, held at the surprisingly nice auditorium at the Decatur public library. Even arriving 15 minutes early, seats were hard to find, and so […]
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