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Last week, President Obama met with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss the ongoing problem of Chinese cyber espionage. The Obama administration has recently detailed increased efforts by some companies and their governments (most notably Chinese on both counts) to steal valuable information from the U.S. Read more » about Could Overreaction to Cybersecurity Threats Hurt Transparency at Home?
Happy new year! A hectic December has led me to the Association of American Law Schools annual meeting, where I'll be discussing the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement tomorrow. Meanwhile, posted are the last four shows of the Fall 2011 quarter. Read more » about Hearsay Culture shows with David Perlmutter, Ethan Leib, Saul Levmore, Martha Nussbaum and Helen Nissenbaum posted
What a busy semester -- aside from doing Hearsay Culture, I've been teaching my two classes (Contracts and IP Survey), writing an article on social media and the Freedom of Information Act that I'll be presenting at North Carolina Law Review's symposium on social media and the law on Friday, working on other research projects, IP law advocacy efforts, and administrative matters, and applying for promotion and tenure. Read more » about Hearsay Culture shows number 150(!) and 151 with Jen Nails and Prof. Lewis Hyde posted
I'm pleased to post the last Hearsay Culture show of the summer quarter, Show #149, August 31, my interview with Prof. Susan Shirk of the University of California - San Diego, editor of the book Changing Media, Changing China. Read more » about hearsay culture show #149 -- prof. susan shirk -- posted
The focus of much of my research and writing is the role of secrecy in intellectual property and its impact on governmental operations and society. Thus, I'm very pleased to post two more shows for the summer quarter, part of a three-part secrecy series for the summer. The first show, Show #143, July 13, is my interview with Prof. Read more » about New Hearsay Culture shows with Prof. Archon Fung and Micah Sifry posted
I'm pleased to post the first show in the summer quarter, Show #142, June 29, my interview with Prof. Michael Risch of Villanova University School of Law. Mike discussed his article Patent Troll Myths, forthcoming in Seton Hall Law Review. Read more » about New Hearsay Culture show with Prof. Michael Risch posted
At long last (end of semester craziness, primarily, caused the delay), I am pleased to post two new shows! Read more » about Hearsay Culture shows 136 and 137 -- Prof. David Post and Kevin Poulsen -- posted
I am pleased to post Show #135, March 15, my interview with Prof. John Tehranian of Chapman University School of Law, author of Infringement Nation. Read more » about Hearsay Culture show 135 -- John Tehranian -- and Spring Quarter schedule posted
I am pleased to post three more Hearsay Culture shows for this quarter. The first, Show 132, February 15, is my interview with Associate Dean Michael Madison of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Mike's work on the cultural commons and its parameters is critical to our understanding of how knowledge is shared and under what conditions it can be disseminated efficiently and optimally. Read more » about Hearsay Culture shows 132, 133 and 134 -- Michael Madison, Jamais Cascio and Siva Vaidhyanathan -- posted
I am pleased to post Show #131, February 1, my interview with Prof. Ramesh Srinivasan, Department of Information Studies and Design|Media Arts at the University of California Los Angeles. Ramesh studies the code -- the ontology -- of new media. His work is a cross-section of the interests of many guests that have been on Hearsay Culture, from technologists to experts on the commons. Read more » about Hearsay Culture Show #131 -- Prof. Ramesh Srinivasan -- posted
I am pleased to post two more shows for the Winter Quarter. The first, Show #129, January 11, 2011, is my interview with CIS' own Ryan Calo, Director, Consumer Privacy Project. Ryan focuses on issues revolving around privacy and technology, and I was pleased to have him on the show discussing his article Privacy Harms. Read more » about Hearsay Culture shows #129 and 130 -- Ryan Calo and Sarah Rose -- posted