Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast – Interview with Bruce Andrews

July 28, 2015

In our seventy-seventh episode of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker and Alan Cohn discuss: 

  • US decides against publicly blaming China for data hack
  • Furor continues over cybersecurity export control rule
  • Cyberweek begins and, the cyber left hopes, ends without progress on CISA
  • Neiman Marcus data breach suit revived by 7th Circ.
  • UK High Court invalidates data retention law, and makes legal history
  • France finalizes expansion of surveillance
  • Bush administration figures come out against back doors
  • Bloomberg says that the Chinese attempt to build a database on Americans didn’t begin with OPM or Anthem, but with the compromise of travel databases two years ago
  • FTC takes action against LifeLock for alleged violations of 2010 order
  • One poor Ashley Madison subscriber is outed.  And he’s Canadian.  Looks like the nights really are longer up there.

In our second half we have an interview with Bruce Andrews, the deputy secretary of the Commerce Department.

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