Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast - Interview with Jim Lewis

March 24, 2014

In our twelfth episode of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker, Michael Vatis, and Jason Weinstein discuss:

  • This week in NSA: The President meets tech execs again on privacy and NSA; a decision/announcement on 215 changes seems imminent; Silliest Press Angle of the week: the press is shocked to hear government lawyers say that tech companies knew of PRISM intercepts; NSA “reaches into the past”; IBM denies helping NSA; NSA hacks Huawei; Brazil drops localization requirement
  • IL two-party consent law struck down http://www.state.il.us/court/Opinions/SupremeCourt/2014/115776.pdf and https://www.state.il.us/court/Opinions/SupremeCourt/2014/114852.pdf
  • Gmail intercept class denied
  • Settlement for victims who didn’t suffer harm
  • Android user privacy/battery case advances
  • Additional stories: Ninth Circuit “Innocence of Muslims” ruling undermined by Copyright Office but enbanc denied; SSCI-CIA forensic review ordered

In our second half, we have an interview with Jim Lewis of the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Download the twelfth episode (mp3).

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The views expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and do not reflect the opinions of the firm.