Symposium examines legal issues in government access to cloud data

Hosted by the Information Law Institute and the Center on Law and Security, the "Symposium on Government Access to Data in the Cloud" presented cutting-edge research on domestic, international and transnational legal approaches to regulating government access to data stored in the cloud. Legal scholars joined with participants who brought law enforcement, industry, privacy advocacy and human rights perspectives to bear on the important and often contentious debate about this rapidly evolving issue. View the full video and list of symposium participants below. 

Panel 1:  Searches vs. Subpoenas in the Digital Context 

Bryan Choi, New York Law School
David Gray, University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law
Christopher Slobogin, Vanderbilt Law School
Katherine Strandburg, NYU School of Law
Jeramie Scott, Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)

Panel 2: Data? Metadata? Third Party Data? 

Laura Donohue, Georgetown Law
Kiel Brennan-Marquez, Information Society Project, Yale Law School
Stephen Henderson, University of Oklahoma, College of Law
Susan Freiwald, University of San Francisco, School of Law
Olivier Sylvain, Fordham Law School
Andrew Selbst, US Court of Appeals

Panel 3: On the Ground Perspectives on the Application of US Surveillance Law to Data in the Cloud

Alan Butler, Electronic Privacy Information Center 
Nathan Judish, Department of Justice
Patrick Toomey, America Civil Liberties Union
Andrew Schaffer, NYU School of Law
Andrew Weissmann, Department of Justice

Panel 4: Human Rights Issues in Transnational Data Access

Ryan Goodman, NYU School of Law
Michael Posner, NYU Stern School of Business
Faiza Patel, Brennan Center for Justice
Zachary Goldman, NYU School of Law

Panel 5: Extraterritorial Application of U.S. Law to the Cloud

Jennifer Daskal, American University Washington College of Law
Peter Swire, Georgia Tech, Scheller College of Business
Andrew Woods, University of Kentucky, College of Law
Michael Farbiarz, NYU School of Law
Daphna Renan, Harvard Law School

Panel 6: Transnational and Foreign Law Perspectives on Cloud Access

Joris Van Hoboken, NYU School of Law
Ahmed Ghappour, UC Hastings College of Law
Ira Rubinstein, NYU School of Law
Samuel Rascoff, NYU School of Law
Richard Morgan, NYU School of Law

Panel 7: Perspectives on Transnational Data Access - Government, Civil Society, and Corporate Views

Nate Jones, Microsoft
James Garland, Covington & Burling
Michael Price, Brennan Center for Justice
Kate Westmoreland, Center for Internet and Society, Stanford Law School
Mick Stawasz, Deputy Chief for Computer Crime, Department of  Justice 
Judith Germano, NYU School of Law
Posted June 3, 2015