Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast - Interview with Julian Sanchez

September 25, 2014

In our thirty-fifth episode of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Jason Weinstein, Michael Vatis, and Marc Frey discuss:

  • This week in NSA:  Glen Greenwald, Edward Snowden, and Kim Dotcom campaign in New Zealand’s election;  NSA Director Mike Rogers admits to having missed more than he’d like about ISIS’s rise
  • Autoforwarding someone else’s email is a wiretap
  • This week in data breaches: The Home Depot breach sets a new record and no standing in the Neiman Marcus data breach case
  • The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals held that the first amendment protects some questionable photography
  • Health data privacy laws are affecting government officials

In our second half, we debate Apple’s recent announcement that it would no longer be able to decrypt iPhones for law enforcement with Julian Sanchez, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute and founding editor of the policy blog Just Security. 

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