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Join legal blogger (and trained attorney) Denise Howell discuss breaking issues in technology law, including patents, copyrights, and more.

Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.

This Week in Law (Audio) TWiT TV

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Join legal blogger (and trained attorney) Denise Howell discuss breaking issues in technology law, including patents, copyrights, and more.

Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.

    TWiL 448: Odious Buffooons

    TWiL 448: Odious Buffooons

    Remix culture copyright, strangers may be watching your Ring video, location data up for sale to bounty hunters, social media rules for politicians, Apple trolls CES, consumer advocacy groups want the FTC to look at kids' apps on Google Play, lessons to learn from COPPA, the "F Word" in the Supreme Court, Bob Ambrogi's 20 Most Legal Tech Developments for 2018, and more!

    Hosts: Denise Howell, Stefan Szpajda, and Matt Curtis

    Guest: Bob Ambrogi

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law.
    Public list of discussion pointsTWiL on FacebookAttorneys may submit a self-study form to their local CLE board seeking MCLE credit approval. Please check the rules and requirements for your specific jurisdiction before submitting any forms.

    Special thanks to Nigel Clutterbuck for the TWiL theme music.

    • 2 hr 43 min
    TWiL 447: The Best of 2018

    TWiL 447: The Best of 2018

    Denise Howell, Matt Curtis, Stefan Szpajda, J. Michael Keyes look back on the best of This Week in Law from 2018!

    Hosts: Denise Howell, Stefan Szpajda, Matt Curtis, and J. Michael Keyes

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law.
    Public list of discussion pointsTWiL on FacebookAttorneys may submit a self-study form to their local CLE board seeking MCLE credit approval. Please check the rules and requirements for your specific jurisdiction before submitting any forms.

    Special thanks to Nigel Clutterbuck for the TWiL theme music.

    • 1 hr 52 min
    TWiL 446: The Neuroscience Of Cheetos

    TWiL 446: The Neuroscience Of Cheetos

    Professor Mark Bartholomew, author of ADcreep: The Case Against Modern Marketing joins Denise Howell and Stefan Szpajda to talk about the advertising industry, apps sharing your location data with advertisers, how brain scans may help the future of marketing, Congress questions Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and more!

    Hosts: Denise Howell and Stefan Szpajda

    Guest: Mark Bartholomew

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law.
    Public list of discussion pointsTWiL on FacebookAttorneys may submit a self-study form to their local CLE board seeking MCLE credit approval. Please check the rules and requirements for your specific jurisdiction before submitting any forms.

    Special thanks to Nigel Clutterbuck for the TWiL theme music.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    TWiL 445: We Only Take Stamps

    TWiL 445: We Only Take Stamps

    Mastercard and Microsoft team up to create a "digital identity" system, is group chat the future of social media? Brokering Bitcoin, smart contract developers and the SEC, are browsewrap terms of service enforceable? And more!

    Hosts: Denise Howell and Stefan Szpajda

    Guest: Evan Brown

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law.
    Public list of discussion pointsTWiL on FacebookAttorneys may submit a self-study form to their local CLE board seeking MCLE credit approval. Please check the rules and requirements for your specific jurisdiction before submitting any forms.

    Special thanks to Nigel Clutterbuck for the TWiL theme music.

    • 2 hr
    TWiL 444: Make It 'Til You Fake It

    TWiL 444: Make It 'Til You Fake It

    Taylor Swift's record deal may affect the music industry, Bobby Brown sues over the Whitney Houston documentary, website blocking, data privacy, and insurance, the first GDPR fine, Payless wants to see how much people will pay for $20 shoes, Alexa on the witness stand, and more!

    Hosts: Denise Howell and Stefan Szpajda

    Guest: Stephen Embry

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law.
    Public list of discussion pointsTWiL on FacebookAttorneys may submit a self-study form to their local CLE board seeking MCLE credit approval. Please check the rules and requirements for your specific jurisdiction before submitting any forms.

    Special thanks to Nigel Clutterbuck for the TWiL theme music.

    • 1 hr 54 min
    TWiL 443: Popularity Ponzi Schemes

    TWiL 443: Popularity Ponzi Schemes

    In this episode, Denise and Stefan discuss how the EU's highest court had to wake up and taste the cheese to decide whether taste is copyrightable, and how the EU's copyright directive might be financially unfeasible even for YouTube. They also look at who must or should make disclosures; as in, "Is that a real metal band or are your paid bots just happy to see me?" The rise of Nanoinfluencers and CGI influencers, police seek Echo recordings in another murder case, and coming soon to California courts: algorithms deciding who gets out on bail.

    Hosts: Denise Howell and Stefan Szpajda

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law.
    Public list of discussion pointsTWiL on FacebookAttorneys may submit a self-study form to their local CLE board seeking MCLE credit approval. Please check the rules and requirements for your specific jurisdiction before submitting any forms.

    Special thanks to Nigel Clutterbuck for the TWiL theme music.

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    • 1 hr 53 min

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