Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast – Interview with Annie Antón and Peter Swire

July 21, 2015

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

  • USA Freedom Act aftermath:  DC Circuit received supplemental briefs on section 215; ACLU leads charge against the 215 program
  • Hacking Team doxxing draws attention to the risk involved in hiring hackers
  • FERC proposes to revise CIP rules with a focus on supply chain practices
  • Boston Hospital HIPAA settlement
  • Russia’s right to be forgotten is signed
  • This week in Prurient Cybersecurity:  Hackers broke into Ashley Madison
  • Listener Feedback:  Maybe TLS isn’t just privacy theater; as attribution gets better, false flag operations do too. 

In our second half we have an interview with Annie Antón and Peter Swire, cybersecurity and privacy power couple and professors at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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