by Daniel J. Solove
In three earlier posts, I’ve been exploring the nature of privacy and data security harms.
In the first post,
, I explored how the law often fails to recognize harm for privacy violations and data breaches. Privacy and Data Security Violations: What’s The Harm?
In the second post,
, I examined why the law has struggled in recognizing harm for privacy violations and data breaches. Why the Law Often Doesn’t Recognize Privacy and Data Security Harms Continue Reading by Daniel J. Solove
In two earlier posts, I’ve been exploring the nature of privacy and data security harms.
Privacy and Data Security Violations: What’s The Harm?
Why the Law Often Doesn’t Recognize Privacy and Data Security Harms
In this post, I want to explore two issues that frequently emerge in privacy and data security cases: (a) the future risk of harm; and (b) individual vs. social harm.
Continue Reading by Daniel J. Solove
previous post on privacy/security harms, I explained how the law is struggling to deal with privacy and data security harms. In this post, I will explore why. The Collective Harm Problem
One of the challenges with data harms is that they are often created by the aggregation of many dispersed actors over a long period of time. They are akin to a form of pollution where each particular infraction might, in and of itself, not cause much harm, but collectively, the infractions do create harm.
Dharun Ravi was found guilty of invasion of privacy when he used a webcam to watch and broadcast online Clementi’s intimate activities with another man in their shared dorm room. From
CNN: Continue Reading
bizarre lawsuit by a company claiming that it owns a former employee’s Twitter followers: Continue Reading