Guest Paul Robichaux of Quest Software joins Dave to talk about how government agencies can better protect citizen data, Ben has a story about the European Union considering a mandate for common chargers for all phones, and Dave's got the story an Uber driver in the UK getting locked out of his account because of facial recognition software.
Guest Rob Shavell of DeleteMe talks with Dave Bittner about "how to protect local officials from doxxing and threats" amidst rising tensions over back-to-school policies, Ben's got the latest in FTC's antitrust case against Facebook, and Dave's story is about the Supreme Court considering disclosure of FISA court rulings.
Our guest is author and journalist Steven Levy. He’s editor-at-large at Wired and his most recent book is "Facebook: The Inside Story." Steven offers his insights on Facebook’s internal research teams, Ben shares a newly-decided court case on whether Big Tech companies can be sued under the Anti-Terrorism statute, and Dave's got the story of some warrantless surveillance being declared unconstitutional in Colorado.
Guest Paul Karlsgodt from Baker Hostetler joins Dave to discuss the latest class action trend – wiretapping claims for use of standard online tracking software, Ben shares the story of some of the big online players bowing to pressure from Russian authorities. and Dave's got the story of the Supreme Court hearing a case on state secrets and FBI surveillance.
Guest Mark Lance from GuidePoint Security talks with Dave about the FBI's recent advice not to ban ransom payments, some listener follow-up from Kevin who asks for ways a company or small business could keep their security gaps out of courts, Ben shares the story of a judge allowing a lawsuit against Apple alleging privacy violation in its use of Siri, Dave's got the details on trade groups lobbying for streamlined breach reporting standards.