Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast - Interview with Richard Danzig

July 29, 2014

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

  • This week in NSA:  The Senate Judiciary Committee has come up with a new version of the section 215 reform bill passed by the House; Glen Greeenwald discloses that the NSA has a limited intelligence sharing arrangement with Saudi Arabia; four senators express concern about NSA’s overseas intelligence collection program
  • Sony settles its service-suspending hack for $15 million worth of free stuff for users
  • The 9/11 Commission issues a soft endorsement of “direct action” by private parties who are hacked
  • Vladimir Putin signs legislation to keep Russian data in Russia
  • The Washington Post explains that the FBI “Going Dark” is real
  • The President’s plan to talk about drone privacy
  • Congress votes to end DMCA protection for locked cell phones

In our second half we interview, Richard Danzig, former Navy Secretary, board member of the national security think-tank, The Center for a New American Security, and author of the paper Surviving on a Diet of Poisoned Fruit: Reducing the National Security Risks of America’s Cyber Dependencies.

Download the thirtieth episode (mp3).

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