I posted a draft of my new article, Murky Consent: An Approach to the Fictions of Consent in Privacy Law. It is just a draft, and I welcome feedback. You can download it for free here: Here’s the abstract: Consent plays a profound role in nearly all privacy laws. As Professor Heidi Hurd aptly said, consent […]
NBC Think Again did a short feature about my article, “I’ve Got Nothing to Hide and Other Misunderstandings of Privacy.” In this interview we talk about what privacy really means and how little of it we actually have. Click here to watch this interview, or watch it in the embedded video below.
I’m delighted to announce that I have 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. With the press’s permission, I’m posting the entire book on SSRN, free for personal use. Students assigned the book for a class may […]
Professor Neil Richards has published a new book, Why Privacy Matters (Oxford University Press 2021), and it’s the perfect holiday gift for anyone interested in privacy. Neil Richards is one of the world’s leading privacy experts. He holds the Koch Distinguished Chair in Law at Washington University in St. Louis where he also directs the Cordell […]
Professor Woodrow Hartzog (Northeastern Law) has written a great essay focusing on my work. The piece is What is Privacy? That’s the Wrong Question 88 U. Chicago L. Rev. 1677 (2021)
I’m happy to announce that my article is now out in print! The Myth of the Privacy Paradox 89 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1 (2021) You can download a copy for free at SSRN. Abstract: In this Article, Professor Daniel Solove deconstructs and critiques the privacy paradox and the arguments made about it. The “privacy […]
This cartoon is about the “privacy paradox” — the phenomenon where people say that they value privacy highly, yet in their behavior relinquish their personal data for very little in exchange or fail to use measures to protect their privacy. I recently wrote an article about the privacy paradox: The Myth of the Privacy Paradox, […]
I have posted to SSRN a copy of my latest draft article, The Myth of the Privacy Paradox. It’s available for download for free. Here’s the abstract:
In response to government surveillance or massive data gathering, many people say that there’s nothing to worry about. “I’ve got nothing to hide,” they declare. “The only people who should worry are those who are doing something immoral or illegal.” The nothing-to-hide argument is ubiquitous. This is why I wrote an essay about it 10 […]
I am now offering the full text of my book The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet (Yale University Press 2007) online for FREE download.