Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast - Interview with Peter Schaar

May 28, 2014

In our twenty-first episode of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker, Maury Schenk, Michael Vatis, and Jason Weinstein discuss:  

  • This week in NSA: The House passage of the USA Freedom bill 
  • LabMD goes to trial
  • China lashes back over the Justice Department’s indictment of PLA members
  • Apple loses a preliminary fight over its liability for the privacy practices of third party apps
  • The Blackshades indictments
  • The mild treatment given to the Anonymous hacker, Sabu
  • California’s Attorney General’s guidance on how to comply with California’s latest privacy law

In our second half we have an interview with Peter Schaar, a proponent of the right to be forgotten and an eminent former data protection chief.  From 2003 to 2013, Peter was the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information.  He is currently Chairman of the European Academy for Freedom of Information and Data Protection (EAID) and a guest lecturer at the University of Hamburg. 

Download the twenty-first episode (mp3).

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