I will be speaking on November 3, 2023 at a Boston University Law Review symposium: Information Privacy Law at the Crossroads. From the symposium description: This symposium aims to gather leading privacy scholars to examine the current state of privacy law and theory and explore its direction. With the introduction of the first bipartisan omnibus […]
A lot has happened in privacy law in 2022 . . . which is actually nothing new because so much happens every year. I have thought about which 5 developments are the most notable, and here’s my list.
I’ve read many things about ADPPA, and I’ve written a few things about it as well. I remain highly ambivalent about the law; I truly am torn. Below are a few of the pieces that are especially insightful on different sides of the issue.
If you couldn’t make it to my webinar to discuss a federal comprehensive privacy law you can watch the replay here. I spoke with an all-star set of speakers to discuss the American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA), a bill that Congress might enact as the first federal comprehensive privacy law in the U.S. […]
I recently wrote a post about my concerns about the American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA) (updated version after markup is here), a bill making its way through Congress that has progress further than many other attempts at a comprehensive privacy law. Despite grading the law a B+, I was skeptical of the law […]
A federal comprehensive privacy law in the United States? Can it really be true? Could this finally be the time it happens? Eventually, maybe the lion really will lie down the lamb. Maybe the Loch Ness Monster will be located. Maybe Congress will finally join 150+ other countries around the world and pass a comprehensive […]
In this webinar, I moderate a discussion about recent privacy laws, what works, what fails, the virtues/vices of a private right of action, and other ideas for creating good laws. Speakers include: Lauren Scholz (Florida State Law) Ari Waldman (Northeastern Law) Margot Kaminski (Colorado Law) You can see the archived webinar by clicking the button […]
SCHOLARSHIP Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff Between Privacy and Security I posted the full text of my book, NOTHING TO HIDE: THE FALSE TRADEOFF BETWEEN PRIVACY AND SECURITY (Yale University Press 2011) on SSRN for free. Privacy Harms Privacy Harms (with Danielle Keats Citron) forthcoming 102 B.U. Law Review __ (2022). You can download […]
Here are some of highlights of my privacy training, writing, resources, and humor from 2020.
These days, the debate about a federal comprehensive privacy law is buzzing louder than ever before. A number of bills are floating around Congress, and there are many proposals for privacy legislation by various groups, organizations, and companies. As proposals to regulate privacy are debated, it is helpful to distinguish between three general approaches to […]