CLBR #276: Allen O’Rourke on The Emerging Law of Cyber Defense

The Emerging Law of Cyber Defense   Listen At the 2017 Privacy + Security Forum at George Washington University, former Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property prosecutor and Assistant U.S. Attorney Allen O’Rourke led a panel on the issue of “active defense” techniques in responding to cyber attacks.  “Active defense” techniques may include honeypots, web beacons, “dark web” research, rescue…

CLBR #274: Germany’s Controversial Social Media Hate Speech Law with Andrea Shalal

Germany’s Controversial Social Media Hate Speech Law With Andrea Shalal, Reuters News Service, Berlin LISTEN An Act to Improve Enforcement of the Laws in Social Networks, the “Network Enforcement Act” (better known as “NetzDG” or “Facebook Act”) was passed by the German government in June and went into effect on October 1, 2017.  With fines as…

CLBR #271: Hamilton 68 and Securing Democracy

Hamilton 68 and Securing Democracy With Laura Rosenberger and Jamie Fly Laura Rosenberger and Jamie Fly from the German Marshall Fund’s Alliance for Securing Democracy discuss their latest project – Hamilton 68 a real-time dashboard that provides a near real-time look at Russian propaganda and disinformation efforts online.  The dashboard gets its name from Federalist Paper No. 68…

CLBR #270: Venkat, Data Scraping and Daily Stormer

CLBR #270: Venkat, Data Scraping and Daily Stormer Focal Law Group’s Venkat Balasubramani joins us to discuss two recent developments: Dating Scraping after the hiQ Labs Decision The decision in hiQ Labs, Inc. v LinkedIn, Inc., No. 3:17-cv-03301-EMC (N.D. Cal. Aug. 14, 2017) in which the court enjoined LinkedIn from blocking access to publicly available…