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Cartoon – Phishing Emails

This cartoon involves a common phishing scam – the inheritance email. For decades, phishers have been sending out the same email scams. One would think that after a while, people would learn about the common scams, and they wouldn’t work anymore. Unfortunately, people keep falling for the same scams over and over again.  Even a […]

Webinar – Privacy and Innovation: Strategies for Privacy Analyses of New Technologies

If you couldn’t make it to my webinar to discuss privacy and innovation, you can watch the replay here.   David Keating (Alston & Bird), Ashley Massengale (Porsche) and Nameir Abbas (Okta), and I discussed practical approaches and tips for assessments of new technologies under privacy regulatory standards.

Webinar: Cross-Border Data Transfers: What’s Next?

  If you couldn’t make my webinar to discuss cross-border data transfers, you can watch the replay here. Justin Antonipillai of Wirewheel, Josh Harris of BBB National Programs and I discussed the new framework between the US and the EU for cross-border data transfers as well as the CBPRs.  We also discussed steps that companies […]

The Best Books About Privacy

I was invited by Shepherd to list my recommendations for the 5 best books about privacy. Shepherd is a site that posts lists of best books recommended by experts about various topics. It has excellent lists. I was delighted to have the chance to share my admiration for superb books by Woodrow Hartzog, Danielle Citron, […]

Key Quotes from BREACHED!

Professor Woodrow Hartzog and I selected some key quotes from our new book, BREACHED! WHY DATA SECURITY LAW FAILS AND HOW TO IMPROVE IT (Oxford University Press 2022). Website for Breached!  Breached! Amazon Page Download Chapter 1 for free The Law’s Obsessive and Unproductive Focus on Data Breaches “Too much of the current law of data security […]

Video Recording of Debate with Professor Jane Bambauer on State Privacy Laws and the Uniform Personal Data Protection Act

Here is the recording of my debate with Prof. Jane Bambauer. We discussed state privacy laws and the pros and cons of the Uniform Law Commissions model privacy law, the Uniform Personal Data Protection Act (UPDPA). Related Posts A Critique of the Uniform Law Commission’s Uniform Personal Data Protection Act ALI Data Privacy: Overview and […]

An Overview of Privacy Law in 2022

Free download of Chapter 1 of PRIVACY LAW FUNDAMENTALS (6th ed. 2022) An Overview of Privacy Law The chapter covers the types of privacy law, provides a list of US federal privacy laws, and includes an historical timeline of major developments in privacy law.

We Still Haven’t Learned the Major Lesson of the 2013 Target Hack

I have an article with Professor Woodrow Hartzog in Slate created from an excerpt from our new book, Breached! Why Data Security Law Fails and How to Improve it We Still Haven’t Learned the Major Lesson of the 2013 Target Hack By Woodrow Hartzog & Daniel Solove Slate (April 13, 2022) You can read Chapter […]