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Written by Scott M. Jones   
Sunday, 26 July 2009 15:33

Friday, September 4, 2009

 Time   

Program

1:00 p.m.

Obama Report Card

How the Obama administration is doing on science, technology, and civil liberties issues, and what some people call the 'Bushification' of Obama. 

Randal L. Schwartz, Clifton Tunnell

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Obama_Report_Card_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 76.89 MB] | Obama_Report_Card_2009.ogg [OGG - 56.43 MB] 

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2:30 p.m.

RIAA vs. Jammie Thomas

While thousands have settled, Jammie Thomas is the first file sharing case in court. We discuss the $1.92 million judgment and what the future holds. 

Brandt Howell, Ryanne Duffie, Ed Johnson

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: RIAA_v_Jammie_Thomas_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 72.96 MB] | RIAA_v_Jammie_Thomas_2009.ogg [OGG - 54.57 MB] 

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4:00 p.m.

Botnets

We discuss the latest developments in fighting "bot" networks being used for spam, fraud, and extortion.  

Kelly Wallace

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Bot_Nets_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 73.33 MB] | Bot_Nets_2009.ogg [OGG - 54.49 MB] 

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5:30 p.m.

Personal Privacy 101

How to be as secure as possible: Shredding mail, checking credit reports, pros and cons of using privacy services, using personal software (ex. GPG) to protect privacy, automated phone calls, etc.  

Geoff Termorshuizen 

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Personal_Privacy_101_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 58.12 MB] | Personal_Privacy_101_2009.ogg [OGG - 43.19 MB] 

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7:00 p.m.

Knights Templar

The mysterious Order of the Knights Templar is often referred to in modern books, films, and games. How much is known about this organization? Elonka Dunin sifts through the legends to point out what is real and what remains uncertain to this day.  (co-hosting with X-Track)

Elonka Dunin 

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: knights_templar_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 59.78 MB] | knights_templar_2009.ogg [OGG - 44.75 MB] 

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8:30 p.m. 

RIP: A Remix Manifesto (Documentary)

A passionate examination of the 'corporatization' of popular American culture and the difficulty of creating derivative works in a legal climate where IP rights are guarded so zealously. 

Scott M. Jones

Hilton Room 201

(not recorded)

10:00 p.m.

The Pirate Bay Legal Decision

We cover the legal issues of the Pirate Bay, the world's largest BitTorrent tracker site, whose owners were found guilty of violating copyright laws in a landmark case in April.  

Christopher Huffines, Courtney Lytle Perry, Brandt Howell 

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Pirate_Bay_Copyright_Case_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 95.17 MB] | Pirate_Bay_Copyright_Case_2009.ogg [OGG - 70.16 MB] 

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Saturday, September 5, 2009

Time

Program

10:00 a.m.

Intellectual Property Basics: Protecting YOUR Stuff

We discuss how your creations can be protected with copyright, trademarks, patents, and trade secrets, using a fictitious gaming product as an example. 

Brandt Howell

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Intellectual_Property_Basics_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 55.51 MB] | Intellectual_Property_Basics_2009.ogg [OGG - 40.05 MB] 

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11:30 a.m.

Spam, Spim, and Splog

We discuss fighting spam in all its forms including email, instant messages, and blog postings, and how local attorneys and private enforcement can be effective in finding and prosecuting perpetrators.  

Kelly Wallace

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Spam_Spim_Splog_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 65.42 MB] | Spam_Spim_Splog_2009.ogg [OGG - 47.41 MB] 

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1:00 p.m.

Kryptos and Other Unsolved Codes

Game designer and codebreaker Elonka Dunin describes some of the most famous and infamous codes yet to be broken, including the Kryptos sculpture at the CIA headquarters. 

Elonka Dunin 

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Kryptos_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 61.81 MB] | Kryptos_2009.ogg [OGG - 46.23 MB] 

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2:30 p.m.

Marketing with Twitter

We discuss the do's and don'ts of a successful marketing campaign with the popular microblogging site Twitter. How does Twitter fit into an overall marketing strategy, and how much is too much?  

Gail Z. Martin, Cunning Minx, Dana Willhoit, Ethan Gilsdorf

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Marketing_with_Twitter_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 59.69 MB] | Marketing_with_Twitter_2009.ogg [OGG - 44.71 MB] 

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4:00 p.m.

ACTA: The 'Secret' Copyright Treaty 

Terms of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement are being discussed in secret by vested interests in the entertainment industry, creating controversy and leaving the interests of everyday citizens unrepresented. 

Courtney Lytle Perry, Christopher Huffines 

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: ACTA_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 68.99 MB] | ACTA_2009.ogg [OGG - 51.4 MB] 

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5:30 p.m.

Problems with Banking Codes

Your banking account numbers and access codes may be less secure than you think. We discuss problems that may impact your personal and financial security.  

Dr. Steve Roberts

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Banking_Codes_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 64.21 MB] | Banking_Codes_2009.ogg [OGG - 48.26 MB] 

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7:00 p.m.

Hacking 101

Hacking 101 returns for another glorious year! Just what is a hacker anyway? Culture, history, contacts, resources, and pointers for more info. Dispelling the myths from the media and the courts. Brought to you by se2600.org

Randal L. Schwartz, jonny X

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Hacking_101_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 67.41 MB] | Hacking_101_2009.ogg [OGG - 50.56 MB] 

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8:30 p.m.

Don't Talk to Cops

How talking to police during police encounters can cause you to give up important rights.  

Andrew Greenberg, Kara Mikos, Jason Mitchell, David Clark

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Dont_Talk_to_Cops_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 74.02 MB] | Dont_Talk_to_Cops_2009.ogg [OGG - 54.73 MB] 

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10:00 p.m.

Hacker Film Festival

Hacker-themed short films from independent producers.  Titles include: "SHADOW.NET", "Urban Wolf", and "RealTIME - It's Just a Game"

Scott M. Jones

Hilton Room 201

(not recorded)


 

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Time

Program

11:30 a.m.

The Wikipedia Effect

A top-200 Wikipedian gives a talk on the "free encyclopedia that anyone can edit," which is growing at a rate of over 2,000 articles per day. Learn tips on how to add to the project, and find out how writing for Wikipedia is like playing an online game. 

Elonka Dunin

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: The_Wikipedia_Effect_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 74.51 MB] | The_Wikipedia_Effect_2009.ogg [OGG - 56.23 MB] 

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1:00 p.m.

Copyright 101

How does copyright work? Do you have to register to copyright your stuff? What if someone uses your work without permission? What can you do yourself, and when do you need an attorney? 

Courtney Lytle Perry

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Copyright_101_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 80.85 MB] | Copyright_101_2009.ogg [OGG - 60.95 MB] 

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2:30 p.m.

Self Publishing

A new generation of on-demand book publishers now makes it possible to have books printed on demand, even one at a time. This has opened new opportunities for up and coming authors and artists. Risks and rewards will be discussed. 

Jennie Breeden, A Kovacs, Gail Z. Martin

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Self-Publishing_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 71.76 MB] | Self-Publishing_2009.ogg [OGG - 54.34 MB] 

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4:00 p.m.

Cybersecurity Act of 2009

Attorney Christopher Huffines discusses the proposed Cybersecurity Act of 2009, which would grant the federal goverment unprecedented control of private networks and mandate non-emergency federal monitoring. 

Christopher Huffines 

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Cyber-Security_Act_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 55.31 MB] | Cyber-Security_Act_2009.ogg [OGG - 41.58 MB] 

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5:30 p.m.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act: Safe Harbor or Rocky Shoals? 

This panel will focus on the safe harbor provisions of the DMCA for ISP's. What is the safe harbor? How does one get or lose the protections against secondary liability? Is a social networking site an ISP? What about virtual worlds and MMO's? 

TJ Mihill, Danhiel Baker

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: DMCA_Safe_Harbor_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 76.12 MB] | DMCA_Safe_Harbor_2009.ogg [OGG - 57.1 MB] 

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7:00 p.m.

Busted: How to Protect Your Rights During Encounters With Law Enforcement 

Screening of the documentary “Busted”, by flexyourrights.org. Learn how to protect your rights during encounters with the police. A discussion will follow. 

Andrew Greenberg, Kara Mikos, Jason Mitchell, David Clark

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Busted-protecting_your_rights_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 71.49 MB] | Busted-Protecting_your_rights_2009.ogg [OGG - 53.11 MB] 

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8:30 p.m.

Webcomics

A behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to produce a successful web-based comic strip series, given by established artists and authors. 

Bill Holbrook, Jennie Breeden, John Lotshaw, Hunter Cressall

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Web_Comics_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 79.43 MB] | Web_Comics_2009.ogg [OGG - 59.76 MB] 

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10:00 p.m.

Hacking 201

Q&A from our panel of experts. Play "stump the hacker", maybe you'll win a prize! Brought to you by se2600.org

Elonka Dunin, Randal L. Schwartz, jonny X 

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Hacking_201_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 219.73 MB] | Hacking_201_2009.ogg [OGG - 165.16 MB] 

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Monday, September 7, 2009

Time

Program

10:00 a.m.

Hacking 301

Many folks quietly drinking coffee. Very quietly.

jonny X

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Hacking_301_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 80.55 MB] | Hacking_301_2009.ogg [OGG - 60.69 MB] 

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11:30 a.m.

Encrypted Art of James Sanborn

Elonka Dunin discusses the works of American sculptor James Sanborn, creator of Kryptos and other encryption-themed sculptures.  

Elonka Dunin 

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Encrypted_art_of_James_Sanborn_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 67.81 MB] | Encrypted_art_of_James_Sanborn_2009.ogg [OGG - 51.17 MB] 

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1:00 p.m.

eVoting: 2008 in Review

We discuss problems with electronic voting systems and how the 2008 elections may have been affected.  

John Fortuin, Aaron Ruscetta, Christopher Huffines 

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: eVoting-2008_in_review_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 64.88 MB] | eVoting_2008_in_review_2009.ogg [OGG - 48.33 MB] 

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2:30 p.m.

Digital Forensics and Anti-Forensics

Panelists discuss how computerized and/or networked technology is investigated and what can be done to defend against such investigations.  

Christopher Huffines, Geoff Termorshuizen

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Digital_Forensics_and_Anti_Forensics_2009.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 63.39 MB] | Digital_Forensics_and_Anti-Forensics_2009.ogg [OGG - 47.19 MB] 

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4:00 p.m.

Wrap-Up and Comments

Give us your comments, questions, and ideas for future panels.

Scott M. Jones

Hilton Room 201

(not recorded)


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