Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast - Interview with John Lynch

November 4, 2014

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

  • This week in NSA:  Suspected “second leaker” for Snowden reporters has been identified, British intelligence says it can access data provided by the NSA without a warrant, and former FBI Director Bob Mueller calls the Snowden leaks “devastating”
  • The International Telecommunications Union continues to try and take over the Internet
  • Law firms become a focus of hacking concern
  • A private sector coalition engages in active defense against “Axiom” group of Chinese hackers
  • The FCC becomes America’s latest de facto data protection authority
  • FireEye identifies a Russian cyberweapon, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) says we are making it too easy for hackers
  • Google street view photograph violates privacy rights

In our second half, we interview John Lynch, the Chief of the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) in DOJ's Criminal Division.

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