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The Reliability and Risks of Blockchain Part 2 with Steve Bunnell

10/11/2018
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The black letter law and articles discussed in this episode: 28th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law Conference Registration https://www.americanbar.org/events-cle/mtg/inperson/338390074/ Indictment of 13 GRU officials https://www.justice.gov/opa/press-release/file/1035562/download Chainalysis https://www.chainalysis.com/ Bank Secrecy Act Statutes https://www.fincen.gov/resources/fincens-mandate-congress Fraud in ICOs...

Duration:00:25:37

The Reliability and Risks of Blockchain Part 1 with Steve Bunnell

10/4/2018
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The black letter law and articles discussed in this episode: 28th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law Conference Registration https://shop.americanbar.org/ebus/ABAEventsCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?productId=338390074 House Committee on Financial Services Hearing “Virtual Currency: Financial Innovation and National Security Implications” June 8, 2017 https://financialservices.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=401938 Documentary: Banking on Bitcoin...

Duration:00:23:32

Cybersecurity Wake Up Call LIVE at the Annual Meeting

9/27/2018
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This episode of National Security Law Today references: The 28th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law Conference https://shop.americanbar.org/ebus/ABAEventsCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?productId=338390074 Raj De’s episode of National Security Law Today https://soundcloud.com/nsltoday/introducing-national-security-law-today Cybersecurity Wake Up Call: The Business You Save May Be Your Own at the ABA Annual Meeting...

Duration:00:19:47

Predicting the Future of Security with National Security Law Today

9/20/2018
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The articles and links for this episode are: The 28th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law Conference https://shop.americanbar.org/ebus/ABAEventsCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?productId=338390074 Senate Intelligence Committee Hearing on Foreign Influence and Social Media https://www.c-span.org/video/?450990-1/foreign-influence-social-media Report of the Attorney General’s Cyber Digital Task Force https://www.justice.gov/ag/page/file/1076696/download Reality Winner was sentenced...

Duration:00:23:56

Attack on Our Institutions of Democracy LIVE at the ABA Annual Meeting

9/13/2018
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The black letter law and articles on this topic are: DNI report on Russian threats: Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent U.S. Elections http://icontherecord.tumblr.com/post/155494946443/odni-statement-on-declassified-intelligence The Justice Department Indictment of thirteen Russian individuals for political interference https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/grand-jury-indicts-thirteen-russian-individuals-and-three-russian-companies-scheme-interfere The Hamilton 68 bot tracking...

Duration:00:51:47

The Use of Force in North Korea: The Legal Process

4/26/2018
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The black letter law and articles in this week’s episode are: Op Ed by National Security Adviser John Bolton “The Legal Case for Striking North Korea First” https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-legal-case-for-striking-north-korea-first-1519862374 Op Ed by Richard Cohen “Trump will exit the North Korea summit a failure” https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trump-will-exit-the-north-korea-summit-a-failure/2018/04/23/c2b7da22-4720-11e8-827e-190efaf1f1ee_story.html?utm_term=.99b51222b127...

Duration:00:32:09

Watch the Skies with Kevin Pomfret

4/19/2018
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The black letter law discussed in this episode is: Commercial Space Launch Act of 1984 https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/STATUTE-98/pdf/STATUTE-98-Pg3055.pdf Amended 2004 https://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ast/media/PL108-492.pdf National Space Council meeting in FL https://spacepolicyonline.com/news/second-national-space-council-meeting-focuses-on-regulatory-reform-china/ Commercial Remote Sensing Regulatory Affairs Office https://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/CRSRA/ Land Remote...

Duration:00:32:11

Artificial Intelligence LIVE at the Annual Conference

4/12/2018
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The black letter law and articles discussed in this episode is: AI winning at Texas Hold Em https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/time-to-fold-humans-poker-playing-ai-beats-pros-at-texas-hold-rsquo-em/ International Humanitarian Law https://www.icrc.org/eng/assets/files/other/what_is_ihl.pdf Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems at the UN Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons https://www.unog.ch/80256EE600585943/(httpPages)/8FA3C2562A60FF81C1257CE600393DF6?OpenDocument The UN Group of...

Duration:00:32:50

Brains and Bombers with Dina Temple-Raston

4/5/2018
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Listen to Dina Temple-Raston’s new podcast series What Were You Thinking on Apple Podcasts or Audible at audible.com/adolescentbrain What Were You Thinking Review: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/parenting/wp/2018/01/17/what-were-you-thinking-is-a-podcast-parents-need-to-hear/?utm_term=.23e91cbd0416 US Department of Justice statement on charging Abudullahi Yusuf: https://www.justice.gov/usao-mn/pr/two-minnesotans-charged-conspiracy-provide-material-support-islamic-state-iraq-and-levant...

Duration:00:35:49

Looping Lawyers in on AI with Michael Page and the Steptoe Cyberlaw Cast

3/29/2018
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The black letter law and articles discussed in this episode: AI outpaces lawyers in reading contracts https://www.artificialintelligence-news.com/2018/03/19/ai-outpaces-lawyers-in-reviewing-legal-documents-new-study-finds/ The problems with using AI to set parole https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/01/us/politics/sent-to-prison-by-a-software-programs-secret-algorithms.html Can AI be taught to explain itself? https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/21/magazine/can-ai-be-taught-to-explain-itself.html...

Duration:00:33:49

Rebroadcast: Touring the Arctic with Lindsay Rodman

3/22/2018
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Our regular podcasting schedule was interrupted by Winter Storm Toby this week. Please enjoy this rebroadcast of our conversation with Lindsay Rodman on national security in the Arctic. The black letter law discussed in this episode is: The Antarctic Treaty https://www.state.gov/t/avc/trty/193967.htm UN Convention on the Law of the Sea http://www.un.org/depts/los/convention_agreements/convention_overview_convention.htm NASA data on summer ice melt...

Duration:00:32:21

So What is the Standing Committee? Minisode with the Moderators

3/15/2018
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The ABA resources and events discussed in this episode are: The U.S Intelligence Community Law Sourcebook, 2017 Edition https://shop.americanbar.org/eBus/Store/ProductDetails.aspx?productId=254096631 The Sourcebook of Public-Private Partnerships for Security and Resilience https://shop.americanbar.org/eBus/Store/ProductDetails.aspx?productId=286274864 The ABA Cybersecurity Handbook: A Resource for Attorneys, Law Firms, and Business Professionals, Second Edition...

Duration:00:14:46

Security's Final Frontier with Henry Hertzfeld

3/8/2018
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The black letter law discussed in this episode is: George Washington University Space Policy Institute https://spi.elliott.gwu.edu/ Center for Space Policy and Strategy http://www.aerospace.org/policy/ OECD Study Space 2030: Tackling Society’s Challenges https://www.keepeek.com//Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/space-2030_9789264008342-en#page1 Dr. Hertzfeld’s TED talk “Who Owns The Moon” https://youtu.be/XU_jlTjL9dQ UN Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS)...

Duration:00:28:52

Cybersecurity: The Intersection of Law, Policy, and Technology with Melissa Hathaway

3/1/2018
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The black letter law discussed in this episode is: Cybersecurity Executive Order https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/presidential-executive-order-strengthening-cybersecurity-federal-networks-critical-infrastructure/ Cyber Readiness Index 2.0 https://www.belfercenter.org/publication/cyber-readiness-index-20 Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative (CNCI) https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/node/233086 Vulnerabilities Equities Process...

Duration:00:35:11

Are we ready for Autonomous Weapons? with Alan Schuller

2/22/2018
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The black letter law discussed in this episode is: Primer on International Humanitarian Law https://www.icrc.org/eng/assets/files/other/what_is_ihl.pdf The major principles of IHL https://casebook.icrc.org/glossary/fundamental-principles-ihl Artificial Intelligence winning Texas hold ‘em https://www.geekwire.com/2017/libratus-ai-program-bested-professional-poker-players-no-limit-texas-holdem/ CCW (Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons)...

Duration:00:20:57

The Criticality of Communications with Craig Silliman

2/15/2018
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Thank you to guest moderator Harvey Rishikof. The black letter law discussed in this episode is: Office of Foreign Assets Control https://www.treasury.gov/about/organizational-structure/offices/Pages/Office-of-Foreign-Assets-Control.aspx International Traffic in Arms Regulation https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/regulations_laws/itar.html Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (2017) http://www.verizonenterprise.com/verizon-insights-lab/dbir/2017/ DOJ announced charges in Yahoo hack...

Duration:00:40:36

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act LIVE from the Annual Conference

2/8/2018
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The black letter law discussed in this episode is: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act https://www.congress.gov/110/plaws/publ261/PLAW-110publ261.pdf Minimization Procedures ( https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/3718776/2016-Cert-FISC-Memo-Opin-Order-Apr-2017-1.pdf ) Upstream and Downstream communications https://www.nsa.gov/news-features/press-room/statements/2017-04-28-702-statement.shtml 4th Amendment https://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/fourth_amendment 50 USC 1802...

Duration:00:31:28

Answering Tough Questions with Ken Wainstein

2/1/2018
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The black letter law discussed in this episode: Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 (reforms post WorldCom and Enron) https://www.sec.gov/about/laws/soa2002.pdf Arthur Andersen LLP vs. United States 544 US 696 (2005) https://www.oyez.org/cases/2004/04-368 DOJ Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs https://www.justice.gov/criminal-fraud/page/file/937501/download SEC Evaluations of Corporate Compliance Programs https://www.sec.gov/info/iaiccco/iaiccco-resources.htm The Church Committee...

Duration:00:36:21

Touring the Arctic with Lindsay Rodman

1/25/2018
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The black letter law discussed in this episode is: The Antarctic Treaty https://www.state.gov/t/avc/trty/193967.htm UN Convention on the Law of the Sea http://www.un.org/depts/los/convention_agreements/convention_overview_convention.htm NASA data on summer ice melt https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/end-of-summer-arctic-sea-ice-extent-is-eighth-lowest-on-record http://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/ Russian Military Buildup Map...

Duration:00:32:21

CFIUS 101: Foreign Control and US Oversight with David Fagan

1/18/2018
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The black letter law in this episode is: Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/international/Pages/Committee-on-Foreign-Investment-in-US.aspx Foreign Ownership, Control or Influence (FOCI) http://www.dss.mil/isp/foci/foci_info.html Executive Order 11858 establishing CFIUS https://www.archives.gov/federal-register/codification/executive-order/11858.html Dubai World Ports Controversy...

Duration:00:28:59