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Danger in Dubai – Will the UN Takeover the Internet with Phil Corwin

Phil  Corwin, Counsel to the Internet Commerce Association, returns to CLBR to discuss the controversy over the upcoming 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications organized by the International Telecommunications Union.  WHAT:  International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT-2012) WHEN: December 3 – 14, 2012 WHERE:  Dubai, UAE WHAT’S AT ISSUE:From the New…

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Cyber Security: China Biggest Threat, Cyber Pearl Harbor, Russian Underground, Passwords and Anonymous v Karl Rove

China Deemed Most Threatening Actor in Cyberspace China is “the most threatening actor in cyberspace” as its intelligence agencies and hackers use increasingly sophisticated techniques to gain access to U.S. military computers and defense contractors, according to the annual report of the  U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission mandated by Congress.  The report added that Chinese hackers have…

MENG

CLBR Segment 1: Meet the No. Carolinian Whose Blog is one of the Most Read/Feared in China

THE MOST TALKED ABOUT BLOG IN CHINA IS. . . IN NORTH CAROLINA MEET WATSON MENG, PUBLISHER OF BOXUN.COM Meng was born and raised in Hebei, China. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Hebei Institute of Technology and a master’s degree from Nankai University, both in Tianjin. He also received a master’s degree from Duke…

LEGAL EX

US-China Legal Exchange Offers Insight on State of E-Commerce in Both Countries

US-China Legal Exchange Provides Valuable Perspective on State of E-Commerce in Both Countries The 17th U.S.-China Legal Exchange, a joint US Department of Commerce (“DOC”) and PRC Ministry of Commerce (“MofCom”) program. was held August 27-31 with workshops held in Harbin, Beijing and Guiyang focusing on recent developments in intellectual property rights enforcement and e-commerce…

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CLBR Segment 2: China Syndrome

REPORT FROM 2012 CHINA-US LEGAL EXCHANGE   Bennet has just returned from a 3-city tour as part of the U.S. delegation to the 17th US-China Legal Exchange.  The Exchange is sponsored by the US Department of Commerce and PRC Ministry of Commerce and this year focused on e-commerce issues over three sessions in Harbin, Beijing…

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China’s Internet Crackdown

China Launches Social Media Crackdown to Squelch News of Political Scandal and Dissident Escape In the past few weeks, China has been trying to purge social media from references about a political scandal involving a high-ranking party official and blind-dissident Chen Guangcheng’s escape from house arrest to the U.S. Embassy.  April began with a crack down…

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Ted’s Tubes: ICANN, Online Dating, Passwords and Cyber-Censorship

 Commerce Department Rejects ICANN Bid for Long-Term Contract The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which has managed internet domains since 1998 under contract with the U.S. Department of Commerce has failed in its bid to win a long-term extension but instead won only a six-month reprieve as DOC announced it had “received…