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  • 01:05

    Brett Trout, IP Attorney and author of Cyber Law: A Legal Arsenal for Online Business

    in Business

    Based in Des Moines, Iowa, Brett J. Trout (www.bretttrout.com) has serviced clients across Iowa and throughout the country for over a decade. Brett's latest book, CyberLaw: A Legal Arsenal for Online Business, is available now on Amazon.com.

    We're going to talk about the sometimes overlooked issues of intellectual property and online business. We will touch on how his book can help you avoid overlooking those issues. Current changes in our national online policies and their enforcement will be discussed as well.

    Brett's a long-time social media citizen. He is active on Facebook, Twitter and his blog. We'll talk about how as a small business he continues to use and expand social media for his success.

  • 02:06

    Censoring The Internet...No F*&#@(G Way!

    in Entertainment

    Mr. Chris & The Company To Discuss On The Syko Saturday Edition About 19 Senators Wanting To Put Together A Bill To Censor The Internet.

    The lame duck Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously voted to move forward with censoring the internet via the COICA bill -- despite a bunch of law professors explaining to them how this law is a clear violation of the First Amendment. What's really amazing is that many of the same Senators have been speaking out against internet censorship in other countries.

  • 01:01

    Oregon Update -- ICE seizing internet sites

    in Politics

    Clif and Robin discussed the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) along with Homeland security seized the domain names of 82 Internet websites under the new Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act (COICA) redirecting users to a US government site with a notice stating that, "this domain name has been seized by ICE-Homeland security investigations pursuant to a seizure warrant issued by the United States District Court under the authority of 18 USC 981 and 2323..."
    the websites have been closed down for illegal filesharing and and selling counterfeit goods such as sports equipment, athletic apparel and illegal copies of copyrighted DVDs and music.

    while I will admit that these sites could be guilty of illegal activity, what is the Immigration and Customs Enforcement who is supposed to be focusing on "immigration and customs enforcement" issues doing going after filesharing websites?

    also local news, Portland, Oregon known as the Christmas Tree bomber pleads not guilty and that he was entrapped by the FBI.

    US Rep. Steve Buyer (R-IN),"...This is why the American people have thrown you out of power..." was attempting to voice his objects over a bill from the Veterans’ Affairs committee coming to the House floor under the rules of suspension.


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