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…

Is Judge Kavanaugh a “Disaster” For Tech?

After President Trump nominated D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the vacancy left by retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, the paper of record for Silicon Valley – the San Jose Mercury News – declared: President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court is a disaster for the technology industry and…

FCC Will Vote Today on “Radical and Reckless” Plan to End Net Neutrality Without Public Hearings

The Federal Communications Commission will vote on Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposed Restoring Internet Freedom (RIF) Order which will repeal the Open Internet Order (Net Neutrality Rules) adopted by the FCC in 2015 and then some.  You can watch the vote starting at 7:30 a.m. PST / 10:30 am EST here. It is important to remember that…

Internet Pioneers: Pai Doesn’t Know How Internet Works, Repeal Proposal Must Be Stopped

The leading pioneers of the internet have called on Congress to pressure the FCC to cancel its December 14 vote on the FCC’s proposed Restoring Internet Freedom Order repealing net neutrality and then some.  The pioneers rebuke FCC Chairman Ajit Pai with a blunt statement –  “You Don’t Understand How the Internet Works“. The Pioneers…

One-fourth of Trump’s Cyber Security Council Resign Claiming He is AWOL on Cyber Threats, Threatening Homeland Security

The National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) advises the Department of Homeland Security on cyber security and infrastructure protection.  The NIAC has recently warned that dramatic steps were required to prevent a possible “9/11-level cyber attacks”. On August 21st, seven of the NIAC’s 27 members resigned en masse, claiming President Donald Trump and his administration is not adequately…

Quoted in PopSugar Article on DreamHost Warrant

I encourage you to check out Kyle Fitzpatrick’s article on the DreamHost Warrant – The Government Is Seeking Information on Anti-Trump Website Visitors — and People Are Concerned.  We posted on this controversy last week. In the article, Fitzpatrick quotes me on the following points: Kelley believes people should be worried about the government requesting this…

DreamHost Challenges Trump Admin Warrant

The Justice Department has been investigating certain violent protests that occurred during the inaugural festivities for President Trump and has indicted 200 people on felony rioting charges in connection with property damage and assault during the inauguration.  For example, white nationalist Richard Spencer was punched during an interview on the streets of D.C. The Justice…