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  • The debate over US drones opens

    (Spanish TV) Robotics can create weapons they think for themselves and can attack military targets without human supervision.UN prepares an international treaty to ban so-called 'robots murderers'.  Interview with CIS Affiliate Scholar begins at 00:27. 

  • Intellectual Privacy: Rethinking Civil Liberties in the Digital Age

    Video recording of talk given April 21, 2015 at Stanford Law School. 

    Why is it bad when the government or companies monitor our reading or web-surfing? We have intuitions that this kind of surveillance is bad, but have failed to explain why digital monitoring in an age of terror and innovation is really a problem. In Intellectual Privacy, Neil Richards offers a new way of thinking about monitoring of our thinking, reading, and communications, one that ensures that our ideas and values keep pace with our technologies.

  • Drones, The Weaponized Web And A Look Inside The Bush White House

    On this week’s FAST FORWARD, FOX Business Network’s Jo Ling Kent looks at how China may be weaponizing foreign web traffic. Also, are we taking steps closer to commercialized drones? We speak with Nabiha Syed, co-founder of Drone U and fellow at the Yale Law School Information Society Project. Plus, Philip Mudd former analyst and executive at the FBI, CIA and National Security Council fills us in on what life was like as an analyst in the Bush White House. And of course, robots.

  • Campaigning to stop killer robots

    Killer robots — or lethal autonomous weapons systems — could be the future but should they have a mind of their own to decide who lives or dies?

    It is a complex topic being debated at a expert convention in Geneva.

    Beverley O'Connor speaks to Dr Peter Asaro, who is the co-founder and vice-chair of the International Committee for Robot Arms Control.

  • Bloomberg Law: Using Facebook to Serve Divorce Papers

    David Levine, a professor at Elon University School of Law, and Stephanie Blum, a founding partner at Reuben Racher & Blum, discuss a Manhattan Supreme Court Justice’s decision to allow a woman to serve her husband with divorce papers via a Facebook message. They speak with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio’s “Bloomberg Law.”

  • Shaping Your Speech: Media Reform, Past and Present

    From the First Amendment to net neutrality, How does media regulation affect what we say?  The Sixth Annual Rebele Symposium addressed this topic with Mignon Clyburn, Victor Pickard, and Morgan Weiland.  Ted Glasser and Christine Larson moderated the event.

  • Yik Yak & Social Media Trends

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    Social media is full of hurtful, racist and sometimes threatening speech. We take a look at the hyper-localized and anonymous culture of social media apps and digital bullying. Our guests: Danielle Citron, a University of Maryland law professor and author of “Hate Crimes in Cyberspace,” and Issie Lapowsky, staff writer and tech trend reporter for Wired.