The Vulnerability of Information Stored in the Cloud

Friday, October 28, 2011

Transcript

The Stored Communications Act, passed 25 years ago this month, includes rules that make data stored on remote computers vulnerable to law enforcement subpoena without requiring a warrant. However, even though the law hasn't been changed by Congress, recent court decisions have made the government less likely to pursue this type of data without a warrant. Bob talks to Forbes privacy blogger Kashmir Hill about these developments.

Sun Airway - "Your Moon"

Comments [2]

Kevin Hopkins from Champaign, IL

No transcript for this segment?

Nov. 15 2011 02:28 PM
Amos Parker from Danville, VT

Surprised to hear the "trash left on the street" analogy for 180 day old email used without mention of the fact that email... has trash that emails can be dumped into by choice. 180 day old emails are more like stuff ignored in someone's house that still belongs to them. Right? They may well use it again, and it's still private.

Oct. 29 2011 04:15 PM

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.