Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast - Interview with Thomas Rid and Jeffrey Carr

January 27, 2015

In our fifty-first episode of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker, Michael Vatis, Jason Weinstein, and Ed Krauland discuss:

  • More details emerge on the secret DEA phone log database 
  • In the wake of the attacks the EU wants to force internet and phone companies to turn over encryption keys and asks tech firms to remove more EU content 
  • Cellphone companies avoid some wiretap claims in multidistrict litigation case involving Carrier IQ
  • Another setback for LabMD in its challenge to the FTC 
  • The US eases restrictions on telecom, Internet, and related financial services for Cuba
  • Shocking poll shows that the NSA is holding its own in public confidence

In our second half we have an interview with Thomas Rid, Professor of Security Studies at King’s College London and author of ‘Cyber War Will Not Take Place,’ and Jeffrey Carr, CEO of Taia Global.  They debate cyberattack attribution.

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