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Webinar – Privacy and Innovation: Strategies for Privacy Analyses of New Technologies

If you couldn’t make it to my webinar to discuss privacy and innovation, you can watch the replay here.   David Keating (Alston & Bird), Ashley Massengale (Porsche) and Nameir Abbas (Okta), and I discussed practical approaches and tips for assessments of new technologies under privacy regulatory standards.

Video: Dark Patterns – A Conversation with Elkina, Ross, and Solove

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Please check out the conversation I had with Alexandra Ross and Elena Elkina about dark patterns. A “dark pattern” is a term coined in 2010 by  Harry Brignull, who defined it as “a user interface that has been carefully crafted to trick users into doing things, such as buying insurance with their purchase or signing up […]

Video: Privacy in the Next Four Years with Cam Kerry, Alexandra Reeve Givens, Justin Antonipillai, and Daniel Solove

I had a great conversation about the future direction of privacy in the next four years with Cam Kerry (Brookings), Alexandra Reeve Givens (CDT), and Justin Antonipillai (Wirewheel).  This video is part of Wirewheel’s Spokes Conference. Check out the video here: Join Wirewheel’s Spokes Conference (Dec. 1-2, 2020) for other great sessions!

The Internet of Bots

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Much Internet traffic is not human.  According to the NY Times: How much of the internet is fake? Studies generally suggest that, year after year, less than 60 percent of web traffic is human; some years, according to some researchers, a healthy majority of it is bot. For a period of time in 2013, the Times reported this […]

Battlestar Galactica Interview Transcript (Parts II and III)

Battlestar Galactica Interview

This post contains Parts II and III of the transcript of our interview with Ron Moore and David Eick, the creators, producers, and writers of the TV show Battlestar Galactica. Joe Beaudoin, Jr., the project leader of the Battlestar Wiki, transcribed the interview for us. We edited the transcript, but the bulk of the work […]

Battlestar Galactica Interview Transcript (Part I)

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We are very pleased to be able to present a transcript of our interview with Ron Moore and David Eick, the creators, producers, and writers of the TV show Battlestar Galactica. Joe Beaudoin, Jr., the project leader of the Battlestar Wiki, transcribed the interview for us. We edited the transcript, but the bulk of the […]

Battlestar Galactica Interview Part II

Battlestar Galactica Interview

Dave Hoffman, Deven Desai, and I are pleased to present Part II of our interview with Ron Moore and David Eick, the creators, producers, and writers of the hit television show, Battlestar Galactica. Part I of our interview explored the role of law in the show, exploring topics such as the legal system, lawyers, trials […]