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Ep 206 | 2.22.24

Decoding democracy: AI's role in privacy and elections.

Jasson Casey, CEO of Beyond Identity, joins to discuss international regulation, AI and elections. Ben has the story of Air Canada’s chatbot giving a customer fake information about a refund policy. Dave's got the story of AMC proposing a settlement after allegations they violated a law that goes back to the video rental store days.

Ep 205 | 2.15.24

AI and privacy concerns.

Harvey Jang, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Chief Privacy Officer from Cisco, is sharing privacy concerns around Generative AI, trust challenges facing businesses and the attractive returns from privacy investment. Ben has the story of the FCC banning AI robocalls. Dave's got the story of efforts from the US to lead the way in global AI policy.

Ep 204 | 2.8.24

Looking to other countries when regulating AI.

Josh Harguess, AI Security Chief at Cranium, joins to talk about how the US compares with other regions of the world looking to regulate AI. Ben has the story of the NSA purchasing domestic internet data. Dave's got the story of an interesting pivot from Texas and Florida on their upcoming content moderation case in the Supreme Court.

Ep 203 | 1.25.24

Guarding the ballot box.

Padraic O'Reilly from CyberSaint sits down to discuss privacy and mitigating election security cyber risk. Ben discusses an important case in administrative law that may have profound effects on the tech industry. Dave's got the story of an alleged wrongful arrest based on facial recognition technology.

Ep 202 | 1.18.24

Exploring the cosmic frontier: Unveiling the future of space law.

Bryce Kennedy, President of the Association of Commercial Space Professionals (ACSP), is sharing what is on horizon in space law. Bryce is also a space lawyer and a regular contributor to our T-Minus daily space podcast right here on the N2K podcast network.

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Dave Bittner
Ben Yelin
Dave Bittner is a security podcast host and one of the founders at CyberWire. He's a creator, producer, videographer, actor, experimenter, and entrepreneur. He's had a long career in the worlds of television, journalism and media production, and is one of the pioneers of non-linear editing and digital storytelling.
Ben Yelin, JD, is the Program Director for Public Policy & External Affairs at the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security, where he consults public and private entities on homeland security, cybersecurity and emergency management policy. He is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, where he teaches courses on electronic surveillance and the Fourth Amendment.
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