Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast - Interview with Sal Stolfo

November 26, 2014

In our forty-fourth episode of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker, Michael Vatis, and Jason Weinstein, discuss: 

  • This week in NSA:  Section 215 appears to be sticking around; NSA director, Admiral Michael Rogers, is warning that China has the ability to bring down the electric grid in the United States  
  • Insecam’s massive criminal confession has come to an end  
  • This week in the FTC:   The long running Wyndham dispute is going to mediation; The FTC settles with TRUSTe  
  • AT&T has filed an amicus brief demanding clearer standards before the government can get access to location information  
  • Baltimore abandons a criminal case to keep from describing the technology and how it’s used  
  • This week in the right to be forgotten:   Google's Global Privacy Council, Peter Fleischer, disclosed new details about how the search giant administers the right; Norway has adopted the doctrine; France fines Google for refusing to apply a French defamation takedown order to its Google.com domain  
  • Uber comes under fire over its ability to routinely track where people are going and to compile a dossier on someone if it wants to

In our second half, we interview Sal Stolfo, Professor at Columbia University’s Computer Science Department and the CEO of Allure Software.

The Cyberlaw Podcast is now open to feedback.  Send your questions, suggestions for interview candidates or topics to CyberlawPodcast@steptoe.com.  If you’d like to leave a message by phone, contact us at +1 202 862 5785.

Download the forty-fourth episode (mp3).

Subscribe to the Cyberlaw Podcast here. We are also now on iTunes and Pocket Casts!

The views expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and do not reflect the opinions of the firm