CLBR Names Heroes and Zeroes for 2012

CLBR YEAR END SHOW NAMES CYBER HEROES AND ZEROES In the final CLBR edition for 2012, a panel of Dan Tynan and Brenda Christensen joined host Bennet Kelley in naming the Cyber Heroes and Zeroes for 2012. 2012 HEROES Big Data Doug Gansler, Maryland Attorney General Kamala Harris, California Attorney General Jayne Hitchcock, Working to Halt…

CLBR Segment 2: Is Facebook Playing Monopoly

The news that the FTC would conduct an antitrust review of the $1 billion Facebook-Instagram acquisition puts Facebook in the spotlight as they join Microsoft, Google and Intel as tech giants who have been subject of intense antitrust scrutiny. Our Guest: David Balto David Balto has practiced antitrust law for over 20 years in the…

AboutFace: Antitrust Investigation, Privacy and Snooping

Facebook-Instagram Deal to be Delayed by FTC Antitrust Probe Reports are circulating that the $1 billion Facebook-Instagram deal could be put on hold by as much as a year while the FTC conducts an antitrust investigation into the deal.  As the New York Times indicates, “[t]he government could also be interested in whether a company is killing…