Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast - Interview with Orin Kerr

September 9, 2014

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

  • This week in NSA:  Multiple news stories claiming that Snowden’s leaks contributed to US intelligence failures against ISIS; the decision by Justice and DNI officials to announce support for Senator Leahy’s USA Freedom bill; the release of a less-redacted version of Jack Goldsmith’s OLC opinion
  • Yelp prevails in a case claiming that the company suppresses bad reviews for advertisers
  • Google will suppress European search results for anyone anywhere
  • LinkedIn is being accused of applying Chinese censorship to Chinese customers
  • Home Depot is accused of a data breach and healthcare.gov has been hacked
  • Computer and privacy implications of the Hasidic child abuse case
  • In other regulatory action, Google deals with kids’ in-app purchases and Verizon pays $7.4 million for sending inadequate notices to customers

In our second half, we have our second repeat interviewee, Orin Kerr, computer crime law guru and professor of law at Georgetown Washington University.

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