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Social Media Marketing for Authors and Creators

Sunday September 2, 2018. 1:00pm Description Tips, tricks, and advice for the novice or seasoned authors and other content creators to navigate Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, etc. We will take a brief look at the various platforms where authors, artists, … Continue reading

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Copyright 101

Sunday September 2, 2018. 11:30am Description How does copyright work? Do you have to register? Can you do it yourself, or do you need a lawyer? What do you do if you discover infringement? Panelists Courtney Lytle Place Hilton room … Continue reading

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CLOUD Act: CLOUDing the Future of Privacy

Sunday September 2, 2018. 10:00am Description What is the CLOUD Act anyway, what are MLAT’s, and how is our privacy being affected? Is there any relationship to Third Party Doctrine or the recent Carpenter Supreme Court decision? Panelists Amie Stepanovich … Continue reading

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Love, Sex, and Relationships in the #MeToo Era

Saturday September 1, 2018. 11:30pm Description The #MeToo movement is vital and long overdue, but for those who really want to do right by each other, perhaps things are a bit more awkward now. What are the rules of engagement … Continue reading

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Ethics in Virtual Reality

Saturday September 1, 2018. 10:00pm Description As virtual reality continues its rapid growth, ethical considerations deserve a long, hard look. What about user privacy when we can track every movement of the eyes and every hand gesture? Does training with … Continue reading

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Hacking 101

Saturday September 1, 2018. 8:30pm Description Hacking 101 returns for another glorious year! Just what is a hacker anyway? Culture, history, contacts, resources, and pointers for more info. Panelists Randal L. Schwartz Matt Blaze Erica Portnoy jonny X (Moderator) Xavier … Continue reading

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Mandated Crypto Backdoors: Legal Update

Saturday September 1, 2018. 7:00pm Description The FBI continues to clamor for “backdoor” access to mobile devices and has overrepresented the problem. Meanwhile, the Secure Data Act would provide protections, but it has a long way to go in Congress. … Continue reading

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Fair Use 101

Saturday September 1, 2018. 5:30pm Description What is Fair Use as it applies to copyright law, and where is the “bright line” guidebook that spells out exactly what’s fair? Also, what is the Triennial Review process created by the DMCA, … Continue reading

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Restoring Net Neutrality: Regulation, Legislation, or Litigation?

Saturday September 1, 2018. 4:00pm Description Our current leadership has taken an axe to net neutrality despite a broad bipartisan public outcry. What are the immediate harms, and what can be done to restore some of the basic principles? Panelists … Continue reading

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Activism for Kids and Teens

Saturday September 1, 2018. 2:30pm Description Understanding the basic concepts and processes of democracy is helpful for youth who want to engage in support of a cause. Panelists Amie Stepanovich K`Tetch (Moderator) Jonathan B. McFarland William C. Nevin Nash Sheard … Continue reading

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