Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast – Interview with Michael Casey

July 15, 2015

In our seventy-fifth episode of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker, Alan Cohn, Meredith Rathbone, Michael Vatis, and Jason Weinstein discuss:

  • Federal law enforcements’ issues with unbreakable encryption
  • Hacking Team was itself hacked
  • The right to be forgotten still on the offensive

In our second half we have an interview with Michael Casey, former senior columnist for the Wall Street Journal and – as of last week – senior advisor at the MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative.  Michael is also the author, along with his former Wall Street Journal colleague Paul Vigna, of The Age of Cryptocurrency:  How Bitcoin and Digital Money Are Challenging the Global Economic Order.

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