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This article provides a description of the recent expansion of electronic government eavesdropping and suggestions regarding where the debate between national security and information privacy seems to be heading.
A column from this year's Chair of the Section of Science & Technology Law.
The first cases to address NSA telephone metadata collection approach the topic from opposite perspectives. The diametrically opposed opinions illustrate a split in the American psyche between security and privacy.
Although destructive attacks have not yet been pervasive, their very existence leaves companies grappling cyberrisk assessment and effective preparation, given what could happen in a quickly evolving cyberthreat landscape.
In today’s age of rampant cyber espionage, bet-the-company secrets and billion-dollar technology may be stolen in seconds or exfiltrated for months before detection. This threat is here and now—and huge.
As cybercrime continues to extend to virtual worlds and massively multiplayer online games, state involvement is increasing to prevent, intercept, and prosecute criminal activity.
Continuous vigilance is the only way we will be able to protect the idea that the legal profession is one that knows how to keep a secret.