CLBR #311: Matthew Schaefer on Online Sales Taxes After Wayfair

Matthew Schaefer, our friend from Maine, returns to CLBR to discuss the recent Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v Wayfair that reversed a prior ruling that effectively prevented online sales taxes for out of state merchants.   Matthew was co-counsel in the Wayfair case. LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS     WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Stitcher…

CLA/TIP Monthly Call – The State of Net Neutrality (September 12th at Noon PT)

Agenda Part 1: Introduction Welcome/Introductions In Memoriam: Chris Lockard Part 2: Presentation The State of Net Neutrality with Ernesto Falcon, EFF Legislative Counsel (see biography below) With California’s Net Neutrality bill awaiting Governor Brown’s signature and a pending Congressional Resolution to reverse the Federal Communication Commission’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order – what is the status…

CLBR #310 – Cyber Diplomacy Under Trump with Christopher Painter

Cyber Diplomacy Under Trump with Christopher Painter LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS     WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Stitcher Chris Painter is a globally recognized leader and expert on cybersecurity, cyber policy, Cyber Diplomacy and combatting cybercrime. He has been on the vanguard of US and international cyber issues for over twenty-five years—first as a leading federal prosecutor of…

California Email Law Fails

California Assemblyman Ed Chau (D-Monterrey Park) has drawn a lot of attention this year.  The former IBM and Unisys computer engineer turned lawyer was the lead sponsor of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CaCPA). He also was the author of AB 2546 a bill that would substantially rewrite California’s existing anti-spam law, which apparently was…

CLBR #308: What the Kavanaugh Nomination Means for Tech with EFF’s Camille Fischer

What the Kavanaugh Nomination Means for Tech with EFF’s Camille Fischer LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS     LINK LINK LINK LINK LINK The Senate will begin hearings on D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court immediately after Labor Day.  The nomination is mired in controversy after Republicans insisted in 2016 that it was…