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Book Review: 'Treasury's War,' by Juan Zarate

by Stewart Bakervia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

In "Treasury's War," Juan Zarate relates how, after 9/11, he and a band of "guerrillas in gray suits" turned the Treasury Department's authority over the world's financial system into a powerful and creative weapon against America's enemies.


REAL ID-Back from the Dead?

by Stewart Bakervia Advancing a Free Society
Sunday, March 25, 2012

I testified a few days ago at a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on REAL ID implementation.  I expected to have harsh things to say about the way REAL ID has been handled by the National Governors Association and the Obama administration.

Testifying about Cybersecurity legislation

by Stewart Bakervia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, February 16, 2012

The Senate's big cybersecurity bill has finally surfaced officially, and the hearing will be tomorrow at 2:30 DC time in front of the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.  After Sen. Rockefeller and Sec.

Is GOP a SOPA “Nope” Hope?

by Stewart Bakervia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, February 2, 2012

Here’s a revised version of an op-ed I published on the potential importance of the SOPA fight.  The original appeared in Hollywood Reporter (caution: paywall).

Stilts Scoops Drudge, The Atlantic, and Reuters by … Two Years

by Stewart Bakervia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, January 12, 2012

Matt Drudge and The Atlantic are hyperventilating, and Mark Hosenball of Reuters is bragging, about a Reuters

Air France 447 and the Future of Socially Engineered Cyberwar

by Stewart Bakervia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, December 19, 2011

I recently read Popular Mechanics’ riveting article reconstructing the last minutes Air France 447, which in 2009 disappeared without explanation over the Atlan

SOPA-rope-a-dopa

by Stewart Bakervia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Critics of the Stop Online Piracy Act (H.R.

On Privacy

by Stewart Bakervia Advancing a Free Society
Saturday, November 26, 2011

The Wall Street Journal recently published a round-robin dialogue on privacy featuring Jeff Jarvis, danah boyd, Chris Soghoian, and me.

Adele Tops the Supremes

by Stewart Bakervia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Why is there so much bad privacy law, and so many privacy victims?

Finding Fault with the Stop Online Piracy Act

by Stewart Bakervia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Once again, Congress is being asked to make bad rules that will hurt network security, but this time the blame doesn't fall on the privacy lobby.  This time the booby prize goes to the intellectual property lobby.

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