Brian Egan hosts this episode of the podcast, as Stewart Baker is hiking the wilds of New Hampshire with family. Nick Weaver joins the podcast to discuss the week in ransomware, as DOJ gets serious, and the gangs do too. Justice has a new ransomware task force, and the gangs have asked for $50
Episode 357: Conservative Catfight
They used to say that a conservative was a liberal who’d been mugged. Today’s version is that a conservative who’s comfortable with business regulation is a conservative who’s been muzzled by Silicon Valley. David Kris kicks off this topic by introducing Justice Thomas’s opinion in a case over Trump’s authority to block users he…
Episode 346: What Gives with Electric Grid Security?
It’s a story that has everything, except a reporter able to tell it. A hostile state attacking the US power grid is a longstanding and quite plausible national security concern.
The Trump administration was galvanized by the threat, even seizing Chinese power equipment at the port to do a detailed breakdown and then issuing…
Episode 332: Internet of Junk
It’s a law-heavy tech news week, so this episode is all news. If you come for the interviews, though, do not fear. We’ll be releasing episode 333 tomorrow, and it’s all interview, as I talk with David Ignatius about the tech issues in his latest spy novel, The Paladin.
To kick things off,…
Episode 325: Solipsistic Europocrisy meets Judicial Imperialism
The big news of the week was the breathtakingly arrogant decision of the European Court of Justice, announcing that it would set the rules for how governments could use personal data in fighting crime and terrorism.
Even more gobsmacking, the court decided to impose those rules on every government on the planet – except…
Episode 244: Blockchain Takes Over The Podcast
On December 17th, Alan Cohn hosted the 244th episode of The Cyberlaw Podcast. We took a deep dive into all things blockchain and cryptocurrency, discussing recent regulatory developments and projections for 2019.…
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Episode 229: Blockchain Takes Over The Cyberlaw Podcast
On September 4th, Alan Cohn hosted the 229th episode of The Cyberlaw Podcast. We took a deep dive into all things blockchain and cryptocurrency discussing recent regulatory developments and best practices for users of exchanges.
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Episode 217: Blockchain Takes Over The Cyberlaw Podcast
In our 217th episode of The Cyberlaw Podcast, the blockchain and cryptocurrency team takes over the podcast again.
Alan Cohn hosts another of the podcast’s periodic deep dives into all things blockchain and cryptocurrency to discuss recent regulatory developments and the current state of play of the…
The Cyberlaw Podcast – Interview with Pete Chronis
Episode 208: Washington’s one-minute hate for Silicon Valley
All of Washington is mad at Silicon Valley these days, as our news roundup reveals. Dems and the media have moved on from blaming Hillary Clinton’s loss on Vladimir Putin; now they’re blaming Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. Gus Hurwitz and I have doubts about the claims…
The Cyberlaw Podcast — Interview with Ambassador Nathan Sales
Episode 207: What to do about China?
Our interview this week is with Ambassador Nathan Sales, the State Department’s Counterterrorism Coordinator. We cover a Trump administration diplomatic achievement in the field of technology and terrorism that has been surprisingly undercovered (or maybe it’s not surprising at all, depending on how cynical you are about…