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Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #53: An Interview with Alex Klimburg

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Friday, February 13, 2015 at 3:30 PM

In this week’s episode of the Cyberlaw Podcast, I take our new mobile recording equipment to Paris to talk about Europe’s cybersecurity directive with Alex Klimburg, of the Hague Institute for Strategic Studies and the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center.  The directive is in its final stages after a two-year buildup, and the most recent . . .
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Opposition to the House Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) Draft

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 2:29 PM

Last week I noted that the House Judiciary Committee was  circulating a proposal to reform the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act that was mostly a wish list for the Department of Justice.  Yesterday a diverse group of organizations and individuals (of whom I was one) sent a letter to the Committee urging the Committee to . . .
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Do Hack-Backs Violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act?

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 9:01 AM

In cybersecurity circles I often hear that firms are increasingly taking matters into their own hands in the face of cyber-exploitations or cyber-attacks by taking retaliatory steps against the computer systems that are the source of the exploitations or attacks.  A legal obstacle to such “hack-backs” is the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA).  I had . . .
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