Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast - Interview with David Medine

July 15, 2014

In our twenty-eighth episode of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker and Maury Shenk discuss:

  • False claims that NSA has flagged the Linux Journal as an "extremist forum"
  • The UK has introduced new stopgap legislation to make sure it doesn’t lose its data retention authority in the wake of an unfavorable ECJ decision, and to allow UK law enforcement to require foreign entities to turn over data under a warrant
  • The UK government has also proposed creating their own PCLOB
  • The Senate Intelligence Committee produces a cybersecurity information sharing bill as a bookend to the House’s bill
  • Russia has proposed their own data protection rule

In our second half we have our first repeat interviewee, David Medine, Chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB).   We discuss the 702 report and have a roundup of this week in NSA, including a discussion of  Glenn Greenwald’s disclosure of the Americans targeted by NSA and Bart Gellman’s defense of his Washington Post article. 

Download the twenty-eighth episode (mp3).

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