Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast - Interview with Rob Corbet

October 7, 2014

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

  • This week in NSA:  Questions being raised on how the Treasury Department designates people and institutions for sanctions
  • Russia has told Google, Twitter, and Facebook to register under Russian law and submit to Russian regulation
  • EU Article 29 Working Party is working on how to implement the right to be forgotten
  • The New York Times announces that it’s been hit by the right to be forgotten
  • Google is hit with the threat of a lawsuit over the Apple photo leak
  • JP Morgan acknowledges a deep penetration of its computer networks by sophisticated hackers
  • Free Wi-Fi for life in Great Britain in exchange for your first born

We also discuss how Ireland is a uniquely important jurisdiction for US companies dealing with data protection issues with Rob Corbet, a partner and head of the Technology & Innovation group in Arthur Cox.

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