Cross-Border Data

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Privacy Paradox

The US-UK Deal Is Actually Quite Good

The US-UK law enforcement data exchange Agreement (should it ever be authorized by Congress) would be a positive step in regularizing the process of cross border data exchange and preventing the balkanization of the network.  Fears that it is overbroad, that UK judges lack independence, or that the UK's law enforcement powers are not subject to review are themselves mistaken and a bit overblown.  They also lack a due regard for the integrity of the UK democratic process.

Cross-Border Data

The Simplest Cross-Border Fix: Removing ECPA’s Blocking Features

The House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing this morning on cross-border data requests, featuring testimony from the Department of Justice, the U.K. government, Google, the Center for Democracy and Technology, state law enforcement, and yours truly.  The hearing will be livestreamed here, where you can also find the written testimony

Encryption

Ending The Endless Crypto Debate: Three Things We Should Be Arguing About Instead of Encryption Backdoors

Recently I participated in a fascinating conference at Georgia Tech entitled “Surveillance, Privacy, and Data Across Borders: Trans-Atlantic Perspectives.” A range of experts grappled with the international aspects of an increasingly pressing question: how can we ensure that law enforcement is able to obtain enough information to do its job in the twenty-first century, while also ensuring that digital security and human rights are protected?

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