I appeared on Air America's Unfiltered radio program on July 21, 2004, with co-hosts Rachel Maddow and Lizz Winstead, to discuss Media Matters for America and the impact of bloggers on the 2004 Presidential election. You can listen to the segment, which is around 11 minutes.
From The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on PBS: "Authorities arrested a former America Online engineer yesterday for allegedly selling the e-mail addresses of 92 million AOL customers to companies sending unsolicited commercial e-mail. Jeffrey Brown discusses the alleged spam scam with David Bennahum, media and technology columnist for Slate magazine." Watch it.
From The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on PBS: "AT&T, Time Warner and Qwest all announced initiatives this week to offer long distance and local calling service using Internet technology. Ray Suarez discusses this cutting-edge telecommunications technology with Slate Magazine Media and Technology columnist David Bennahum." Watch it.
From National Public Radio: NPR's Madeleine Brand talks with Slate contributor David Bennahum about technology that allows people to jam signals of cell phones within a limited range. While not exactly legal in the United States, the devices are becoming more popular.
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The Internet is famous -- and infamous -- for disrupting traditional businesses with unexpected innovations. Hardly a season goes by without some new Internet-based technology upending people's expectations of how things are supposed to be.
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