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 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.

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