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Cyber Round Up: FCC Plans to Roll Back Net Neutrality; Cyber Bug in Intel Chips; Uber Hid Major Breach;

FCC Plan to Roll Back Net Neutrality Rules Sets Up Win for Cable, Wireless Firms (WSJ): Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai outlined the agency’s plans to undo Obama-era open internet regulations on Tuesday.  According to one article, major internet service providers will be able to cut deals with websites and media firms to offer higher speed […]

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Nov 22nd, 2017 cybersecurity, intel, uber

Cyber Round Up: Internet Insecure because Flaw in Language, EU Adopts Net Neutrality Legislation, CISA Passes Senate

Internet Insecure because Flaw in Language (Wall Street Journal):  The core issue behind the security of the internet, or in this case, the lack of security of the internet is caused by a flaw in the language used to move digital information to and from its destination, according to the Wall Street Journal.  According to […]

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Potential Public Safety Issues with the FCC’s Proposed Network Neutrality Rules

Is network neutrality a public-safety issue? The answer is yes, according to Catherine Sandoval, a commissioner with the California Public Utilities Commission, who spoke out at a recent network neutrality public forum in Sacramento, California. The forum was hosted by Representative Doris Matsui, and featured FCC commissioners Jessica Rosenworcel and Mignon Clyburn. Multichannel News, Fox40 […]

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CNET: Net Neutrality Decision Boosted FCC Regulatory Authority

Just a few weeks ago, the limitations of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) regulatory authority was not well defined.  However, as Marguerite Reardon explains, that all changed when the D.C. court handed down its net neutrality opinion a few weeks ago.  Now: “[T]he FCC and even local public utility commissions can . . . impose […]

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D.C. Court Rules Against FCC on Net Neutrality

Last week the D.C. Court of Appeals issued its ruling in the much talked about net neutrality case between Verizon and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).  I’ll cut to the chase—the Court struck down the FCC’s “Open Internet Order,” also known as “net neutrality.” Now for a little background, starting with some definitions (paraphrased from […]

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System Error: Governments squabble over new rules for the internet (The Economist)

On 12/1, The Economist reported on the WCIT in Dubai.  That conference starts today.  If you’re reading this blog, you likely know about the WCIT and ITU, but the jist of the issue is that the WCIT may allow authoritarian governments to push for greater government control of the internet.  That conflicts with the U.S. […]

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The internet: The web’s new walls | The Economist

In a commentary dated 9/2/10 entitled "The web's new walls," the Economist points out something that we will discuss in class — the increasing belief that the Internet is not a borderless virtual reality divorced from the physical world. Three sets of walls are being built. The first is national. China’s “great firewall” already imposes […]

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The future of the internet: A virtual counter-revolution | The Economist

The Economist magazine dated September 2, 2010, has a very informative article whose topics track very closely with those of our course.  The subtitle is: "The internet has been a great unifier of people, companies and online networks. Powerful forces are threatening to balkanise it."  I encourage all of my students to read it in […]

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Professor William Snyder

Professor William C. Snyderis a member of the faculty of the Institute for National Security and Counter-terrorism at Syracuse University after fifteen years with the United States Department of Justice.

Ryan D. White

Ryan D. WhiteRyan is currently a third year law student at Syracuse University College of Law, and is also pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree from Syracuse’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Ryan spent time with Homeland Security Investigations while pursuing his undergraduate degree at Wesleyan University, and spent his first summer of law school as clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Western District of New York. He is a member of Syracuse Law Review, the Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis, and participates in the Veteran’s Legal Clinic. Full biography

Shelby E. Mann

Ryan D. WhiteShelby is a second year law student at the Syracuse University College of Law. During her final year at the University of Missouri, she served as a full-time news producer for ABC 17 News. Shelby spent her first summer of law school at the Shelby County District Attorney General's Office in Memphis, Tenn., in the Public Corruption and Economic Crimes Unit. She is a member of Syracuse Law Review, the Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis, and the senior editor for the Syrian Accountability Project. Full biography

Christopher w. FolkChristopher W. Folk

is a 2017 graduate of SU College of Law. A non-traditional student, Christopher returned to academia after spending nearly twenty years in the high tech industry. Christopher served in the Marine Corps, graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. In Applied Economics and Business Management, attended Northeastern University’s High-Tech MBA Program and received a M.S. In Computer Information Systems. Christopher previously worked in Software Engineering. Christopher is currently serving his second term as Town Justice for the Town of Waterloo. Christopher externed with a Cybersecurity firm in the Washington, D.C. area between his first and second year at SU College of Law. Full biography

Anna Maria Castillo

Anna Maria Castillois 2016 graduate of Syracuse College of Law. She also holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. She has interned at a London-based think-tank that specializes in transnational terrorism and global security and at the legal department of a defense contractor. She served as an executive editor in the Syracuse Law Review. Full biography

Jennifer A. CamilloJennifer A. Camillo

is a 2015 graduate of Syracuse College of Law and is a prosecutor. She has served as a law clerk in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York and the Cayuga County District Attorney’s Office and as an extern in the Oneida County District Attorney’s Office. She was a member of the Syracuse National Trial Team and was awarded the Tiffany Cup by the New York Bar Association for her trial advocacy achievements.

Tara J. PistoreseTara J. Pistorese

holds Juris Doctor and Masters of Public Administration degrees from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and its College of Law. She wrote for this blog when a student. She is now a member of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps.

Benjamin Zaiser

is both a scholar and a Federal Agent of the Federal Criminal Police Office of Germany. (Opinions expressed here are his own and not any part of official duty.) Full biography

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