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This podcast is a weekly feature offering up the commentary and opinions on the latest events in technology, security, privacy, and government.

This podcast is a weekly feature offering up the commentary and opinions on the latest events in technology, security, privacy, and government.
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This podcast is a weekly feature offering up the commentary and opinions on the latest events in technology, security, privacy, and government.

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Episodes

Episode 225: Interview with General Michael Hayden

7/8/2018
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In our 225th episode of The Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker interviews General Michael Hayden (@GenMhayden) regarding his new book The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies. Stewart and General Hayden are joined by Paul Rosenzweig(@RosenzweigP), David Kris (@DavidKris), Nate Jones (@n8jones81), and Nick Weaver (@ncweaver) to discuss: ZTE takes compliance steps, gets preliminary life support order from Commerce Department; and China Mobile’s application to...

Duration:01:06:36

Episode 224 with Duncan Hollis: Do We Need an International “Potluck” Cyber Coalition?

7/1/2018
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In our 224th episode of The Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker interviews Duncan Hollis regarding his and Matthew Waxman’s paper, “Promoting International Cybersecurity Cooperation: Lessons from the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI).” Stewart and Duncan are joined by Maury Shenk, Christopher Conte, Jamil Jaffer (@jamil_n_jaffer), and Laura Hillsman to discuss: California’s new privacy law; SEC charges a second Equifax manager with insider training; White House draws a line in the sand...

Duration:00:48:35

Episode 223 with David Sanger: A War Reporter for the Cyber Age

6/25/2018
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In our 223rd episode of The Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker interviews David Sanger (@SangerNYT) regarding his new book, The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age. Stewart and David are joined by Pat Derdenger, Michael Vatis, Matthew Heiman, and Jim Lewis to discuss: Carpenter: What the future holds. Private sector Carpenter-ish steps. Wayfair: What the future holds. North Korea is hacking banks in Latin America. Cyber attacks during Trump-Kim summit. Joshua Schulte...

Duration:01:09:48

Interview with Megan Stifle

6/17/2018
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In our 222nd episode of The Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker interviews Megan Stifel (@MeganStifel) regarding her white paper for Public Knowledge. Stewart and Megan are joined by Brian Egan and Gus Hurwitz (@gushurwitz) to discuss: ZTE, staggered but not dead, spurs White House-Congress fight over National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) language, which might not actually do what was intended (see also Commerce’s denial order for ZTE). The AT&T-Time Warner merge. A Committee on Foreign...

Duration:00:51:27

News Roundup

6/10/2018
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In our 221st episode of The Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker, Nicholas Weaver (@ncweaver), David Kris (@DavidKris), and Nate Jones (@n8jones81) discuss: LabMD decision from the 11th Circuit overturns decades of FTC acquisition of legal authority through bureaucratic adverse possession; Commerce says it has a deal with ZTE. Is bipartisan opposition from Congress too late? This Week in Leaks: More ill-advised romance in the intelligence community; James Wolfe pays the price; Paul Manafort has...

Duration:00:35:34

News Roundup

6/3/2018
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In our 220th episode of The Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker, Maury Shenk, Gus Hurwitz (@GusHurwitz), and Megan Reiss (@MegReiss) discuss: GDPR disruptions: Some US sites just exclude Europeans; GDPR yields new Schrems lawsuits against Big Tech; But it may also boost the giants’ cloud business and close the door on adtech rivals; Wilbur Ross, having caved on GDPR, whines about it and asks for exactly the wrong kind of relief; ICANN sues Tucows for dropping PII collection – and loses, tout...

Duration:00:28:02

Blockchain Takes Over The Cyberlaw Podcast

5/20/2018
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In our 217th episode of The Cyberlaw Podcast Alan Cohn, Jack Hayes, Lisa Zarlenga and Chelsea Parker take over the podcast. Jack discusses the status of regulation surrounding cryptocurrencies including anti-money laundering and sanctions compliance, the Department of Treasury’s letter regarding initial coin offerings (ICOs), and the New York Attorney General’s questionnaire for cryptocurrency exchanges. Lisa provides an overview of tax issues surrounding cryptocurrency from establishing...

Duration:00:42:55

News Roundup

5/13/2018
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In our 216th episode of The Cyberlaw Podcast Stewart Baker, Paul Rosenzweig, and Nicholas Weaver discuss: China’s tech challenge. ZTE – Trump’s first bailout: the shutdown, and the bailout. The National Defense Authorization Act 2019 may hit Chinese telecom equipment firms again. John Bolton may get rid of the cyber coordinator National Security Council position. Russia could have changed voter databases. US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decides to screw around with border search...

Duration:00:47:19

Interview with Nicholas Schmidle

5/6/2018
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In our 215th episode of The Cyberlaw Podcast Stewart Baker, Jennifer Quinn-Barabanov, Jamil Jaffer, and Megan Reiss discuss: Domain fronting goes the way of the dodo before the NGOs can really muster a campaign but the NGOs give it a shot anyway. A lot of privacy cases settle with payments to the defendants’ (and maybe the judge’s) favorite charities. These “cy pres” payments are going to the Supreme Court and my guess it’s not for a round of hugs. Genetic engineering is boring; biohacking...

Duration:01:06:32

News Roundup

4/29/2018
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In our 214th episode of The Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker, Jim Lewis and Paul Rosenzweig discuss: Ray Ozzie deconstructs the condescending #math claims about law enforcement access. And now Silicon Valley wants its revenge; Kaspersky’s lawyers may have a new client: China's ZTE will take 'certain actions' against US ban. And the upshot may be that Huawei bails out ZTE with a new Android OS; House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence report on hacking and election; General Paul...

Duration:00:40:11

News Roundup

4/22/2018
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In our 213th episode of The Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker, Maury Shenk, Jim Lewis, and Paul Rosenzweig discuss: RSA Conference 2018 wrap-up; the ZTE debacle - and the long-term fallout? Xi reads the writing on the wall; Telegram’s woes in Russia become Russia’s woes; Privacy vs. Security; the WHOIS database and the vindication of Ted Cruz; Tweet by White House cyber coordinator Rob Joyce; the European Union follows CLOUD Act lead? Who pays for the SWIFT hacks? China’s face recognition...

Duration:00:40:15

News Roundup

4/15/2018
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In our 212th episode of The Cyberlaw Podcast, Brian Egan, Maury Shenk, Peter Jeydel, David Kris, and Nate Jones discuss: The US-UK-France air strikes on Syria, and rumors of “cyber-retaliation against the UK”; The Michael Cohen raid has added new vocabulary to the national lexicon that has nothing to do with Stormy Daniels: the “taint team.” What is a taint team, and how will it work here?; This FBI raid is a big deal; The trouble with taint teams – can the government be an honest broker?;...

Duration:00:31:52

Interview with Ambassador Nathan Sales

3/11/2018
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In our 207th episode of The Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker, Brian Egan, Jamil Jaffer and Matthew Heiman discuss: Qualcomm/Broadcom fight charts new path for CFIUS; more broadly, the US government is just beginning to struggle with the challenge of an economically strong adversary nation; weaponized capital; naive and compromised US academic institutions; China’s intelligence-industrial-unicorn complex; and an aggressive campaign to shape the views expressed on US campuses; the US...

Duration:00:56:27

News Roundup

2/25/2018
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In our 205th episode of The Cyberlaw Podcast, Brian Egan, Maury Shenk and Jim Lewis discuss: Microsoft Ireland argument this week - get ready; Russian election interference: Democrats' reply memo; no surprise: the Russian bot campaign is a repurposing of tools used to control Russian public opinion - on behalf of lousy school lunches (lucky for us that this was never part of Michelle Obama’s plan for US school lunches); Google's Advanced Protection for high value targets - a personal...

Duration:00:32:12

News Roundup

6/19/2017
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In our 170th episode of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker, Michael Vatis, and Anthony Rapa discuss: the Senate passes Russia sanctions bill; more trouble for 702; the NSA and GCHQ link WannaCry to North Korea; Reality Winner's losing streak; trade in exploits gets another expose. The views expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and do not reflect the opinions of the firm.

Duration:00:34:58