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This Week in Law (MP3)

This Week in Law (MP3)

Join legal blogger (and trained attorney) Denise Howell discuss breaking issues in technology law, including patents, copyrights, and more.

Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.

TWiL 448: Odious Buffooons 2019/01/12, 06:32
TWiL 448: Odious Buffooons

<br><br><p><img class="img-responsive" src="https://elroycdn.twit.tv/sites/default/files/styles/twit_album_art_2048x2048/public/images/shows/this_week_in_law/album_art/audio/twil_albumart_au2018s.jpg?itok=lYGwNXw7" align="right" hspace="20" vspace="20" border="0" width="300" height="300" title="This Week in Law (Audio)" alt="This Week in Law (Audio)"/></p><p>Remix culture copyright, strangers may be watching your Ring video, location data up for sale to bounty hunters, social media rules for politicians, Apple trolls CES, consumer advocacy groups want the FTC to look at kids' apps on Google Play, lessons to learn from COPPA, the "F Word" in the Supreme Court, Bob Ambrogi's 20 Most Legal Tech Developments for 2018, and more!</p> <br><p><strong>Hosts:</strong> <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twit.tv/people/denise-howell">Denise Howell</a>, <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twitter.com/stefanszpajda" target="_blank">Stefan Szpajda</a>, and <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.lawpint.com/" target="_blank">Matt Curtis</a></p> <br><p><strong>Guest:</strong> <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twitter.com/bobambrogi" target="_blank">Bob Ambrogi</a></p> <br><p>Download or subscribe to this show at <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law">https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law</a>.</p><ul><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://tagpacker.com/user/thisweekinlaw" target="_blank">Public list of discussion points</a></li><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.facebook.com/thisWEEKinLAW" target="_blank">TWiL on Facebook</a></li></ul><p>Attorneys may submit a self-study form to their local CLE board seeking <a rel="nofollow" href="http://wiki.twit.tv/wiki/This_WEEK_in_LAW_CLE_Credit" target="_blank">MCLE credit</a> approval. Please check the rules and requirements for your specific jurisdiction before submitting any forms.</p> <br><p>Special thanks to Nigel Clutterbuck for the TWiL theme music.</p><br><br>

TWiL 447: The Best of 2018 2018/12/28, 21:00
TWiL 447: The Best of 2018

<br><br><p><img class="img-responsive" src="https://elroycdn.twit.tv/sites/default/files/styles/twit_album_art_2048x2048/public/images/shows/this_week_in_law/album_art/audio/twil_albumart_au2018s.jpg?itok=lYGwNXw7" align="right" hspace="20" vspace="20" border="0" width="300" height="300" title="This Week in Law (Audio)" alt="This Week in Law (Audio)"/></p><p>Denise Howell, Matt Curtis, Stefan Szpajda, J. Michael Keyes look back on the best of This Week in Law from 2018!</p> <br><p><strong>Hosts:</strong> <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twit.tv/people/denise-howell">Denise Howell</a>, <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twitter.com/stefanszpajda" target="_blank">Stefan Szpajda</a>, <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.lawpint.com/" target="_blank">Matt Curtis</a>, and <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twitter.com/jmichaelkeyes" target="_blank">J. Michael Keyes</a></p> <br><p>Download or subscribe to this show at <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law">https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law</a>.</p><ul><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://tagpacker.com/user/thisweekinlaw" target="_blank">Public list of discussion points</a></li><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.facebook.com/thisWEEKinLAW" target="_blank">TWiL on Facebook</a></li></ul><p>Attorneys may submit a self-study form to their local CLE board seeking <a rel="nofollow" href="http://wiki.twit.tv/wiki/This_WEEK_in_LAW_CLE_Credit" target="_blank">MCLE credit</a> approval. Please check the rules and requirements for your specific jurisdiction before submitting any forms.</p> <br><p>Special thanks to Nigel Clutterbuck for the TWiL theme music.</p><br><br>

TWiL 446: The Neuroscience Of Cheetos 2018/12/14, 21:00
TWiL 446: The Neuroscience Of Cheetos

<br><br><p><img class="img-responsive" src="https://elroycdn.twit.tv/sites/default/files/styles/twit_album_art_2048x2048/public/images/shows/this_week_in_law/album_art/audio/twil_albumart_au2018s.jpg?itok=lYGwNXw7" align="right" hspace="20" vspace="20" border="0" width="300" height="300" title="This Week in Law (Audio)" alt="This Week in Law (Audio)"/></p><p>Professor Mark Bartholomew, author of ADcreep: The Case Against Modern Marketing joins Denise Howell and Stefan Szpajda to talk about the advertising industry, apps sharing your location data with advertisers, how brain scans may help the future of marketing, Congress questions Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and more!</p> <br><p><strong>Hosts:</strong> <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twit.tv/people/denise-howell">Denise Howell</a> and <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twitter.com/stefanszpajda" target="_blank">Stefan Szpajda</a></p> <br><p><strong>Guest:</strong> <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.law.buffalo.edu/faculty/facultyDirectory/bartholomewMark.html" target="_blank">Mark Bartholomew</a></p> <br><p>Download or subscribe to this show at <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law">https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law</a>.</p><ul><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://tagpacker.com/user/thisweekinlaw" target="_blank">Public list of discussion points</a></li><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.facebook.com/thisWEEKinLAW" target="_blank">TWiL on Facebook</a></li></ul><p>Attorneys may submit a self-study form to their local CLE board seeking <a rel="nofollow" href="http://wiki.twit.tv/wiki/This_WEEK_in_LAW_CLE_Credit" target="_blank">MCLE credit</a> approval. Please check the rules and requirements for your specific jurisdiction before submitting any forms.</p> <br><p>Special thanks to Nigel Clutterbuck for the TWiL theme music.</p><br><br>

TWiL 445: We Only Take Stamps 2018/12/08, 02:00
TWiL 445: We Only Take Stamps

<br><br><p><img class="img-responsive" src="https://elroycdn.twit.tv/sites/default/files/styles/twit_album_art_2048x2048/public/images/shows/this_week_in_law/album_art/audio/twil_albumart_au2018s.jpg?itok=lYGwNXw7" align="right" hspace="20" vspace="20" border="0" width="300" height="300" title="This Week in Law (Audio)" alt="This Week in Law (Audio)"/></p><p>Mastercard and Microsoft team up to create a "digital identity" system, is group chat the future of social media? Brokering Bitcoin, smart contract developers and the SEC, are browsewrap terms of service enforceable? And more!</p> <br><p><strong>Hosts:</strong> <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twit.tv/people/denise-howell">Denise Howell</a> and <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twitter.com/stefanszpajda" target="_blank">Stefan Szpajda</a></p> <br><p><strong>Guest:</strong> <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twitter.com/internetcases" target="_blank">Evan Brown</a></p> <br><p>Download or subscribe to this show at <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law">https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law</a>.</p><ul><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://tagpacker.com/user/thisweekinlaw" target="_blank">Public list of discussion points</a></li><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.facebook.com/thisWEEKinLAW" target="_blank">TWiL on Facebook</a></li></ul><p>Attorneys may submit a self-study form to their local CLE board seeking <a rel="nofollow" href="http://wiki.twit.tv/wiki/This_WEEK_in_LAW_CLE_Credit" target="_blank">MCLE credit</a> approval. Please check the rules and requirements for your specific jurisdiction before submitting any forms.</p> <br><p>Special thanks to Nigel Clutterbuck for the TWiL theme music.</p><br><br>

TWiL 444: Make It 'Til You Fake It 2018/12/01, 02:00
TWiL 444: Make It 'Til You Fake It

<br><br><p><img class="img-responsive" src="https://elroycdn.twit.tv/sites/default/files/styles/twit_album_art_2048x2048/public/images/shows/this_week_in_law/album_art/audio/twil_albumart_au2018s.jpg?itok=lYGwNXw7" align="right" hspace="20" vspace="20" border="0" width="300" height="300" title="This Week in Law (Audio)" alt="This Week in Law (Audio)"/></p><p>Taylor Swift's record deal may affect the music industry, Bobby Brown sues over the Whitney Houston documentary, website blocking, data privacy, and insurance, the first GDPR fine, Payless wants to see how much people will pay for $20 shoes, Alexa on the witness stand, and more!</p> <br><p><strong>Hosts:</strong> <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twit.tv/people/denise-howell">Denise Howell</a> and <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twitter.com/stefanszpajda" target="_blank">Stefan Szpajda</a></p> <br><p><strong>Guest:</strong> <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.techlawcrossroads.com" target="_blank">Stephen Embry</a></p> <br><p>Download or subscribe to this show at <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law">https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law</a>.</p><ul><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://tagpacker.com/user/thisweekinlaw" target="_blank">Public list of discussion points</a></li><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.facebook.com/thisWEEKinLAW" target="_blank">TWiL on Facebook</a></li></ul><p>Attorneys may submit a self-study form to their local CLE board seeking <a rel="nofollow" href="http://wiki.twit.tv/wiki/This_WEEK_in_LAW_CLE_Credit" target="_blank">MCLE credit</a> approval. Please check the rules and requirements for your specific jurisdiction before submitting any forms.</p> <br><p>Special thanks to Nigel Clutterbuck for the TWiL theme music.</p><br><br>

TWiL 443: Popularity Ponzi Schemes 2018/11/17, 01:21
TWiL 443: Popularity Ponzi Schemes

<br><br><p><img class="img-responsive" src="https://elroycdn.twit.tv/sites/default/files/styles/twit_album_art_2048x2048/public/images/shows/this_week_in_law/album_art/audio/twil_albumart_au2018s.jpg?itok=lYGwNXw7" align="right" hspace="20" vspace="20" border="0" width="300" height="300" title="This Week in Law (Audio)" alt="This Week in Law (Audio)"/></p><p>In this episode, Denise and Stefan discuss how the EU's highest court had to wake up and taste the cheese to decide whether taste is copyrightable, and how the EU's copyright directive might be financially unfeasible even for YouTube. They also look at who must or should make disclosures; as in, "Is that a real metal band or are your paid bots just happy to see me?" The rise of Nanoinfluencers and CGI influencers, police seek Echo recordings in another murder case, and coming soon to California courts: algorithms deciding who gets out on bail.</p> <br><p><strong>Hosts:</strong> <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twit.tv/people/denise-howell">Denise Howell</a> and <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twitter.com/stefanszpajda" target="_blank">Stefan Szpajda</a></p> <br><p>Download or subscribe to this show at <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law">https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law</a>.</p><ul><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://tagpacker.com/user/thisweekinlaw" target="_blank">Public list of discussion points</a></li><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.facebook.com/thisWEEKinLAW" target="_blank">TWiL on Facebook</a></li></ul><p>Attorneys may submit a self-study form to their local CLE board seeking <a rel="nofollow" href="http://wiki.twit.tv/wiki/This_WEEK_in_LAW_CLE_Credit" target="_blank">MCLE credit</a> approval. Please check the rules and requirements for your specific jurisdiction before submitting any forms.</p> <br><p>Special thanks to Nigel Clutterbuck for the TWiL theme music.</p><br><p><strong>Sponsor:</strong><ul><br><li><a rel="nofollow" href="http://SlideBelts.com/TWIT">SlideBelts.com/TWIT code: TWIT</a></li><br></ul></p><br><br>

TWiL 442: Are You Feelin' Lucky, Punk? 2018/11/10, 01:39
TWiL 442: Are You Feelin' Lucky, Punk?

<br><br><p><img class="img-responsive" src="https://elroycdn.twit.tv/sites/default/files/styles/twit_album_art_2048x2048/public/images/shows/this_week_in_law/album_art/audio/twil_albumart_au2018s.jpg?itok=lYGwNXw7" align="right" hspace="20" vspace="20" border="0" width="300" height="300" title="This Week in Law (Audio)" alt="This Week in Law (Audio)"/></p><p>AT&#38;T to crack down on piracy by cutting off service, 'Piracy Protection' insurance, Satanic Temple sues a Netflix TV show for copyright on a statue, Apple has a tool to see what data is collected, sued over a retweet, bots to help you in small claims court, Intel's data privacy bill and more!</p> <br><p><strong>Hosts:</strong> <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twit.tv/people/denise-howell">Denise Howell</a> and <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twitter.com/stefanszpajda" target="_blank">Stefan Szpajda</a></p> <br><p><strong>Guest:</strong> <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twitter.com/imokx" target="_blank">Irene Mo</a></p> <br><p>Download or subscribe to this show at <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law">https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law</a>.</p><ul><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://tagpacker.com/user/thisweekinlaw" target="_blank">Public list of discussion points</a></li><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.facebook.com/thisWEEKinLAW" target="_blank">TWiL on Facebook</a></li></ul><p>Attorneys may submit a self-study form to their local CLE board seeking <a rel="nofollow" href="http://wiki.twit.tv/wiki/This_WEEK_in_LAW_CLE_Credit" target="_blank">MCLE credit</a> approval. Please check the rules and requirements for your specific jurisdiction before submitting any forms.</p> <br><p>Special thanks to Nigel Clutterbuck for the TWiL theme music.</p><br><br>

TWiL 441: Laws of Premium Vodka and The Horse 2018/11/02, 22:54
TWiL 441: Laws of Premium Vodka and The Horse

<br><br><p><img class="img-responsive" src="https://elroycdn.twit.tv/sites/default/files/styles/twit_album_art_2048x2048/public/images/shows/this_week_in_law/album_art/audio/twil_albumart_au2018s.jpg?itok=lYGwNXw7" align="right" hspace="20" vspace="20" border="0" width="300" height="300" title="This Week in Law (Audio)" alt="This Week in Law (Audio)"/></p><p>Blockchain experts Joshua Ashley Klayman and Ethan M. Seery join Denise Howell and Stefan Szpajda to talk about Bitcoin's 10th birthday, how Bitcoin is not really anonymous, ICO's and Securities Law, how cryptocurrencies should be regulated, Malta's strategy for the blockchain, does blockchain conflict with GDPR? And more!</p> <br><p><strong>Hosts:</strong> <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twit.tv/people/denise-howell">Denise Howell</a> and <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twitter.com/stefanszpajda" target="_blank">Stefan Szpajda</a></p> <br><p><strong>Guests:</strong> <a rel="nofollow" href="https://klaymanllc.com/" target="_blank">Joshua Ashley Klayman</a> and <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.vedderprice.com/" target="_blank">Ethan M. Seery</a></p> <br><p>Download or subscribe to this show at <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law">https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law</a>.</p><ul><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://tagpacker.com/user/thisweekinlaw" target="_blank">Public list of discussion points</a></li><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.facebook.com/thisWEEKinLAW" target="_blank">TWiL on Facebook</a></li></ul><p>Attorneys may submit a self-study form to their local CLE board seeking <a rel="nofollow" href="http://wiki.twit.tv/wiki/This_WEEK_in_LAW_CLE_Credit" target="_blank">MCLE credit</a> approval. Please check the rules and requirements for your specific jurisdiction before submitting any forms.</p> <br><p>Special thanks to Nigel Clutterbuck for the TWiL theme music.</p><br><br>

TWiL 440: Twelve Angry Zombies 2018/10/27, 02:34
TWiL 440: Twelve Angry Zombies

<br><br><p><img class="img-responsive" src="https://elroycdn.twit.tv/sites/default/files/styles/twit_album_art_2048x2048/public/images/shows/this_week_in_law/album_art/audio/twil_albumart_au2018s.jpg?itok=lYGwNXw7" align="right" hspace="20" vspace="20" border="0" width="300" height="300" title="This Week in Law (Audio)" alt="This Week in Law (Audio)"/></p><p>In this Halloween themed TWiL: AI-Art sells for $432,500, will there be a ban on killer robots? An Alexa powered drone for your house, Jet Li rejected the Matrix because he didn't want to be digitally recorded, releasing music on DNA, 20 years of the DMCA, Feds say hacking DRM to fix your devices is OK, GDPR makes Google more dominant in Europe, using dead people's fingers to unlock their phones, rules for digging up dead people, black cat selfies and more!</p> <br><p><strong>Hosts:</strong> <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twit.tv/people/denise-howell">Denise Howell</a>, <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twitter.com/stefanszpajda" target="_blank">Stefan Szpajda</a>, and <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.lawpint.com/" target="_blank">Matt Curtis</a></p> <br><p>Download or subscribe to this show at <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law">https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law</a>.</p><ul><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://tagpacker.com/user/thisweekinlaw" target="_blank">Public list of discussion points</a></li><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.facebook.com/thisWEEKinLAW" target="_blank">TWiL on Facebook</a></li></ul><p>Attorneys may submit a self-study form to their local CLE board seeking <a rel="nofollow" href="http://wiki.twit.tv/wiki/This_WEEK_in_LAW_CLE_Credit" target="_blank">MCLE credit</a> approval. Please check the rules and requirements for your specific jurisdiction before submitting any forms.</p> <br><p>Special thanks to Nigel Clutterbuck for the TWiL theme music.</p><br><br>

TWiL 439: Replete With Decomposing Gastropods 2018/10/20, 03:15
TWiL 439: Replete With Decomposing Gastropods

<br><br><p><img class="img-responsive" src="https://elroycdn.twit.tv/sites/default/files/styles/twit_album_art_2048x2048/public/images/shows/this_week_in_law/album_art/audio/twil_albumart_au2018s.jpg?itok=lYGwNXw7" align="right" hspace="20" vspace="20" border="0" width="300" height="300" title="This Week in Law (Audio)" alt="This Week in Law (Audio)"/></p><p>Mocking Kanye for showing his password on camera, Feds forcing people to unlock their phones with FaceID, the CFAA and the First Amendment, Fortnite profiting off of other people's dance moves, a game company uses facial recognition to detect minors, "Do Not Track" on browsers doesn't do anything, and more!</p> <br><p><strong>Hosts:</strong> <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twit.tv/people/denise-howell">Denise Howell</a> and <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twitter.com/stefanszpajda" target="_blank">Stefan Szpajda</a></p> <br><p>Download or subscribe to this show at <a rel="nofollow" href="https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law">https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law</a>.</p><ul><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://tagpacker.com/user/thisweekinlaw" target="_blank">Public list of discussion points</a></li><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.facebook.com/thisWEEKinLAW" target="_blank">TWiL on Facebook</a></li></ul><p>Attorneys may submit a self-study form to their local CLE board seeking <a rel="nofollow" href="http://wiki.twit.tv/wiki/This_WEEK_in_LAW_CLE_Credit" target="_blank">MCLE credit</a> approval. Please check the rules and requirements for your specific jurisdiction before submitting any forms.</p> <br><p>Special thanks to Nigel Clutterbuck for the TWiL theme music.</p><br><br>