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The Intelligence Squared debate on Tuesday night in San Francisco. Stewart Baker (from left), John Yoo, moderator John Donvan, Michael Chertoff, and Catherine Crump. Jason Doiy / The Recorder

You wouldn’t usually expect one of the authors of the Patriot Act to oppose giving the government greater access to company data. Then again, you wouldn’t expect a public debate on the limits of the Fourth Amendment to take place in a jazz club either.

Ben Hancock

Ben Hancock is a San Francisco-based reporter covering litigation, technology, finance, and the future of law. He can be reached via email at bhancock@alm.com or on Twitter: @benghancock

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