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2010 Schedule and Audio PDF Print E-mail
Written by Scott M. Jones   
Sunday, 04 July 2010 22:02

Friday, September 3, 2010

 Time   

Program

10:00 a.m.

Wikileaks

We present a brief history of the whistleblower's website wikileaks.org and its embattled director Julian Assange, and speculate on its future.

Paul Toppins

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Wikileaks_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 70.21 MB] | Wikileaks_2010.ogg [OGG - 51.13 MB]

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11:30 a.m.

ISP's and 3 Strikes

We will discuss "3 Strikes" proposals being pushed by major copyright holders, to cut off Internet access to those accused of copyright violations.

Clifton Tunnell, Andrew Norton

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: ISPs_and_3_Strikes_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 76.92 MB] | ISPs_and_3_Strikes_2010.ogg [OGG - 57.04 MB]

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1:00 p.m.

ACTA Treaty Update

Panelists will provide an update on the once-secret ACTA copyright treaty that is still being negotiated behind closed doors.

Courtney Lytle Perry, Christopher Huffines, Kara Mikos

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: ACTA_Treaty_Update_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 61.35 MB] | Acta_treaty_Update_2010.ogg [OGG - 46.05 MB]

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2:30 p.m.

3-D Fabricators and IP Issues

From D.I.Y. CNC machines to MakerBot and RepRap, we will discuss the current state of rapid prototyping and what's on the horizon.

Sparr, Raiford Storey, Blake Sorensen, nullset

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: 3D Fabrication_and_IP_Issues_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 73.73 MB] | 3D_Fabricators_and_IP_issues_2010.ogg [OGG - 55.51 MB]

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4:00 p.m.

Google vs. China (and Italy, and...)

We discuss friction between Google, Inc., and foreign governments who feel the search giant is challenging their sovereignty.

Christopher Huffines, Paul Toppins

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Google_vs_China_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 55.64 MB]  | Google_vs_China_2010.ogg [OGG - 41.29 MB]

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5:30 p.m.

Medical Marijuana and the Internet

We discuss impediments to legal, medically-authorized marijuana use created by tax laws, as it relates to ordering online.

Peter H. Friedman, Alan Koslow MD

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Medical_Marijuana_and_the_Internet_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 76.3 MB] | Medical_Marijuana_and_the_Internet_2010.ogg [OGG - 57 MB]

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7:00 p.m.

Internet and the Independent Musician

Times have changed for the independent musician. There are many new ways to get heard and get known. How do you decide what is right for you?

Brandt Howell, Ed Johnson

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Internet_and_Independent_Music_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 75.32 MB] | Internet_and_Independent_Music_2010.ogg [OGG - 56.39 MB]

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8:30 p.m. 

California Violent Video Games Law and the Supreme Court

Panel discussion of the Supreme Court case Schwarzenegger v. Video Software Dealers Ass'n. Can the state regulate free expression in video games?

Brian Green, Blake Sorensen, Christopher Huffines, Andrew Greenberg

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: California_Violent_Videogames_and_the_Law_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 75.65 MB] | California_Violent_Videogames_and_the_Law_2010.ogg [OGG - 56.68 MB]

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10:00 p.m.

Facebook Games

The joys of gaming on a leading social network. Do you really want to know how your friends are doing in Farmville?

Elonka Dunin; Just added: Erin Hoffman, David Godwin, Chris Shonk, Jon Masters

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Facebook_Games_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 65.55 MB] | Facebook_Games_2010.ogg [OGG - 48.83 MB]

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11:30 p.m. 

Hacker Film Festival

Titles include: 2095StrikeSingularityWindow PainsMnemosyne RisingAttackazoids!, and Shocking, Bloody Robot News!

Scott M. Jones

Hilton Room 201

(not recorded)


 

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Time

Program

10:00 a.m.

Rummaging: Automated Scans of Your Email Addresses, Contacts, etc.

What happens to your private information when you let a web site collect information from your emails and address book? What are the legal issues?

Christopher Huffines, Paul Toppins

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Rummaging-automated_scans_of_your_email_etc_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 69.19 MB]  | Rummaging-automated_scans_of_your_email_etc_2010.ogg [OGG - 50.65 MB]

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11:30 a.m.

Copyright 101

How does copyright work? Do you have to register? What if someone uses your work without permission? Do it yourself or use an attorney?

Courtney Lytle Perry

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Copyright_101_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 74.9 MB] | Copyright_101_2010.ogg [OGG - 55.92 MB]

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1:00 p.m.

Electronic Voting Update

We discuss problems with electronic voting systems with a special emphasis on Georgia activism.

Aaron Ruscetta

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Electronic_Voting_update_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 67.07 MB] | Electronic_Voting_update_2010.ogg [OGG - 50.1 MB]

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2:30 p.m.

Encrypted Art of Jim Sanborn

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

Elonka Dunin

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Encrypted_Art_Jim_Sandborn_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 50.55 MB] | Encrypted_Art_Jim_Sandborn_2010.ogg [OGG - 38.15 MB]

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4:00 p.m.

Investigations Using Social Networking Sites

Discussion of private and criminal investigations using social networking sites. Oversharing has its risks. Are you or your friends ratting you out?

Kara Mikos

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Investigations_Using_Social_Networking_sites_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 40.79 MB] | Investigations_Using_Social_Networking_sites_2010.ogg [OGG - 30.53 MB]

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5:30 p.m.

The Arduino: Getting Your Computer to Talk to the Real World

A new tiny 8 bit processor, the Arduino, can be programed quickly and easily with very little electronics knowledge and all open source software.

HugMe

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: The Arduino_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 71.9 MB] | The Arduino_2010.ogg [OGG - 53.45 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_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 74.55 MB] | Hacking_101_2010.ogg [OGG - 54.89 MB]

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8:30 p.m.

Cyberwar

Is cyberwar a real possibility? Our government seems to be preparing for it. Recently proposed bills and effects on our rights will be discussed.

Christopher Huffines, Geoff Termorshuizen

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Cyberwar_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 68.28 MB] | Cyberwar_2010.ogg [OGG - 50.87 MB]

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10:00 p.m.

Busted: The Movie

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

Kara Mikos, Andrew Greenberg

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Busted-The_Movie_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 34.29 MB] | Busted-The_Movie_2010.ogg [OGG - 25.56 MB]

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11:30 p.m.

FetLife

FetLife is an alternative lifestyle social site. We discuss the risks and rewards of putting your personal life out there when you're 'different'.

Sascha Illyvich, Miss Muse

Hilton Room 201

(not recorded)


 

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Time

Program

10:00 a.m.

RealDVD Settlement

Was this case a minor skirmish or the death knell for time and space shifting in digital media? We explore the issues.

Brandt Howell

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: RealDVD_Settlement_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 38.81 MB] | RealDVD_Settlement_2010.ogg [OGG - 28.59 MB]

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11:30 a.m.

Internet Marketing with Facebook and Twitter

We discuss the do's and don'ts of a successful marketing campaign with social sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

Gail Z. Martin, Scott Sigler, A B Kovacs

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Internet Marketing_via_Facebook_Twitter_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 68.4 MB] | Internet Marketing_via_Facebook_Twitter_2010.ogg [OGG - 51 MB]

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1:00 p.m.

State Legislatures vs. Amazon

We will cover Amazon's taxation disputes with both the states of New York and North Carolina.

Peter H. Friedman, Brandt Howell, Michael Gordon

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: State_Legistlatures_vs_Amazon_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 69.86 MB] | State_Legistlatures_vs_Amazon_2010.ogg [OGG - 51.96 MB]

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2:30 p.m.

Ask a Wikipedia Admin

An insider's view from someone who is both a Wikipedia administrator and the subject of a major article.

Elonka Dunin

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Ask_a_Wikipedia_Admin_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 74.35 MB] | Ask_a_Wikipedia_Admin_2010.ogg [OGG - 23.26 MB] 

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4:00 p.m.

Privacy Controversies on Facebook

Problems arise as Facebook tries to mine your private information to increase profits, then backs off and adds a new privacy management scheme.

Kara Mikos, Randal L. Schwartz, Paul Toppins

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Privacy_Controversies_on_facebook_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 67.89 MB] | Privacy_Controversies_on_facebook_2010.ogg [OGG - 50.12 MB]

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5:30 p.m.

Deep Packet Inspection

A researcher estimates that DPI will be a $1.5 billion dollar business by 2015. Why is so much being spent on it? What are you losing in the process?

Danhiel Baker, Geoff Termorshuizen

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Deep_packet_inspection_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 64.53 MB] | Deep_packet_inspection_2010.ogg [OGG - 47.85 MB]

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7:00 p.m.

Webcomics

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

Hunter Cressall, Jennie Breeden, Rowan Artemis, Clifton Tunnell

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Webcomics_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 67.64 MB] | Webcomics_2010.ogg [OGG - 50.39 MB]

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8:30 p.m.

10 Rules for Dealing with Police

Screening of the new documentary 10 Rules for Dealing with Police, by flexyourrights.org. An exploration of your rights during police encounters.

Kara Mikos, Andrew Greenberg, Jason Mitchell

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: 10Rules_for_dealing__with_police_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 40.89 MB] | 10Rules_for_dealing_with_police_2010.ogg [OGG - 30.4 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_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 164.8 MB] | Hacking_201_2010.ogg [OGG - 123.95 MB]

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Monday, September 6, 2010

Time

Program

10:00 a.m.

Hacking 301

Many folks quietly drinking coffee. Very quietly.

jonny X

Hilton Room 201

(not recorded)

11:30 a.m.

Why You Should NOT Use a Virus Scanner

Sometimes the cure is worse than the disease. One of the best examples of this is a virus scanner. Reclaim your computer's speed while staying safe.

HugMe

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Why_You_should_Not_Use_AV_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 86.88 MB] | Why_You_should_Not_Use_AV_2010.ogg [OGG - 64.63 MB]

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1:00 p.m.

DMCA: Google vs. Viacom, Triennial Review

We proudly present a grab-bag of DMCA topics for this year including Google vs. Viacom and the triennial review process.

TJ Mihill, Danhiel Baker

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: DMCA_Google_vs_Viacom_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 60.84 MB] | DMCA_Google_vs_Viacom_2010.ogg [OGG - 44.95 MB]

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2:30 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

Hilton Room 201

Audio files: Knights_Templar_2010.mp3 [MP3 Audio - 69.11 MB] | Knights_Templar_2010.ogg [OGG - 52.21 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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