New Technologies, National Security, and the Law

Andrew Weissmann, general counsel for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, talked about new technologies and the challenges the FBI and… read more

Andrew Weissmann, general counsel for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, talked about new technologies and the challenges the FBI and other law enforcement agencies face in getting private communications records for criminal cases. He said the ability to intercept communications with a court order was becoming obsolete. Topics included the Supreme Court’s decision in the Jones case in the previous term, “going dark,” and cyber security initiatives. He responded to questions from members of the audience.

“Legal Challenges Posed by New Technologies” was the speech at an American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security luncheon program at the National Press Club. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Harvey Rishikof Chair American Bar Association->Standing Committee on Law and National Security, Advisory
  • Andrew Weissman General Counsel Federal Bureau of Investigation

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New Technologies, National Security, and the Law

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Program ID:
311627-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 20, 2013
Last Aired:
Mar 25, 2013

Airing Details

  • Mar 20, 2013 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 21, 2013 | 2:37am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 21, 2013 | 8:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 23, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 25, 2013 | 5:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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