New Marquette Law Poll, Wisconsin Jazz Artist, Ashley Madison Data Breach

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The Marquette Law School has released a new poll, which surveys more than 700 Wisconsin voters on important issues. The director of the poll joins us to discuss the results. Then, we’re joined by a jazz singer from Milton about finding national fame, and look at cyber behavior and responsibility linked to the data breach of, a site that promotes extramarital affairs.

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  • New Marquette Law School Poll

    The Marquette University Law School has come out with a new poll gauging the views of Wisconsin voters. The director of the poll joins us to discuss Governor Walker’s approval rating, opinions on presidential candidates and more.

  • Jazz Singer From Wisconsin Talks About Her New Album

    We talk with a jazz singer from Milton, Wisconsin who’s gone on to teach, record, and write music on a national level. We hear about her latest album, “Spark.”

  • Responsibility And Blame In The Ashley Madison Data Breach

    Making good on a threat, a hacker group called Team Impact appears to have released the personal information of 37 million users of the site The information includes names, user names, addresses, phone numbers, birth dates, and details of credit card transactions as well as sexual preferences. The site is run by Avid Life Media and is marketed for people interested in cheating on their spouses, with the slogan: “Life is short. Have an affair.”

    The hacker group announced it had stolen the user data last month and threatened to release the entirety of it if the site was not shut down. The site was not shut down and Team Impact released the information Tuesday. Early reporting has suggested that the dump is real and has revealed thousands of government email addresses as well email accounts linked to known individuals. The company, Avid Life Media, is working with law enforcement agencies in Canada and the U.S. to investigate the data breach and remove any information posted unlawfully.

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  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Host
  • Matt Oleson Producer
  • Veronica Rueckert Producer
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Charles Franklin Guest
  • Kat Reinhert Guest
  • Catalina Toma Guest

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