Category Archives: Bistro

Hidden Fees Brought to Light



Hidden fees aren’t just a consumer issue – it’s a problem for businesses as well. The inability to play fair or advertise honestly eventually impacts the reputation of a company, and many times, industries as a whole. Anna Laitin, Director of Financial Policy at Consumer Reports, gives us an inside look at how they’re tackling this issue head-on for both businesses’ and consumers’ well being.


Data Driven Cars



As the automotive industry drives us forward into autonomy, how does this impact data collection and privacy? John Verdi, VP of Policy at Future of Privacy Forum talks about the past, present, and future of data privacy and regulation for connected cars on this week’s episode. Enjoy the ride!


Drones: Safety and Privacy



We are on the brink of a whole new era of aviation. Our skies are bound to be buzzing with drones in the coming years. Matt Scassero, Director of UMD UAS Test Site, and Miriam McNabb, Editor in Chief of DroneLife.com spark up a great discussion on the future of the drone industry and its impact on consumer data and privacy. Tune in now!


2020 Industry Trend Predictions



Happy New Year! New beginnings bring new trends. In this episode, we weigh in on what to expect for 2020 in business and our marketplace. We cover the gamut from self-driving cars to how the CCPA law will continue to change the landscape of data collection. Join us for a quick stroll through what to expect as we begin again in 2020!


The Power of the Influencer



More than ever, consumers are motivated by what their favorite influencers are endorsing through their social media channels. In this episode of The Bistro, Pam Deese, attorney of Arent Fox, walks us through what it means to hold the torch of influence in today’s digital world.  Be sure to tune in!