The Red Tape Chronicles

The Red Tape Chronicles

By Bob Sullivan
Technology run amok. Corporate misbehavior. Government Waste. Outright fraud. In The Red Tape Chronicles Podcast, author, journalist and advocate Bob Sullivan discusses tech and consumer issues.
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Up All Night with Lisa Napoli: The birth of CNN and 24-hour news
My conversation with journalist Lisa Napoli, author of a new book about the creation of CNN and always-on news.  
12:35
July 6, 2020
How to Lose the Information War
Nina Jankowicz has studied Russian disinformation techniques from the "ground" in Ukraine, Estonia, Poland. and the U.S. My conversation with her is both sobering and hopeful. 
34:30
June 30, 2020
Will consumers have to pay their banks interest?
Ken Tumin from Deposit Accounts joins me to discuss low interest rates, and why they might mean consumers have to pay financial institutions to park their cash somewhere.
10:12
June 23, 2020
How to detect fake anything in a zero trust world
Fake News. Fake drugs. Fake Olive Oil. Fake EVERYTHING. The "trust market crash" is having deep, lasting impacts on humanity. Perhaps, tech has a cure. My conversation with renowned fraud analyst Avivah Litan about her model for assessing truth in a world of fakes. 
26:42
June 18, 2020
Rik Willard, blockchain, and racism
My conversation with blockchain expert and entrepreneur Rik Willard about how the "Internet of Value" might disrupt -- for good -- the economist structures that encourage exploitation and racism. 
44:37
June 15, 2020
Where is my puppy??!?? As online shopping surges during Covid, so does online fraud
I talked to Merchant Risk Council CEO Julie Ferguson about online fraud in the age of coronavirus. 
10:59
June 8, 2020
Scattered Canary
My conversation with Armen Najarian, Chief Identity Officer at Agari, about Nigerian crime rings and unemployment fraud. 
20:35
May 26, 2020
Unemployment ID Theft, a cruel crime, is surging
My conversation with Identity Theft Resource Center CEO Eva Velasquez about the surge in unemployment ID theft. 
11:34
May 18, 2020
Author Lauren Sandler - This is All I Got
My conversation with Lauren Sandler about her new book, This is All I Got: A new Mother's Search for Home
16:47
May 15, 2020
Will someone - or some nation -- steal the Covid vaccine?
My conversation with Steve Moore, chief security strategist at Exabeam
25:49
May 14, 2020
The Super Bowl of Scams
I discuss the "golden age of scams" we are living through right now with PIRG's Grace Brombach.
10:10
May 5, 2020