Microsoft GC discusses the future of privacy, part 2

Microsoft general counsel Brad Smith discusses probable cause, FISA and the changing definition of privacy

For more than 200 years, the Fourth Amendment has prohibited illegal search and seizure, but the world is a lot different now than it was in the 18th century. In a world of high technology and a high awareness of terrorist threats, governments and citizens have been forced to reassess the definition of privacy.

This was the topic at hand when Brad Smith, general counsel and executive vice president, legal and corporate affairs, at Microsoft, spoke at a panel called “The Future of Privacy” at New York University.

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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