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The Prediction Society: Algorithms and the Problems of Forecasting the Future

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I am excited to share my new paper draft with Hideyuki (“Yuki”) Matsumi, The Prediction Society: Algorithms and the Problems of Forecasting the Future.  The paper is available for free on SSRN. Yuki is currently pursuing a PhD at Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Yuki began his career as a technologist, then turned to law, where he […]

The Limitations of Privacy Rights

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I have posted the final published version of my new article, The Limitations of Privacy Rights, 98 Notre Dame Law Review 975 (2023), on SSRN where it can be downloaded for free.  The article critiques the effectiveness of individual privacy rights generally, as well as specific privacy rights such as the rights to information, access, […]

Murky Consent: An Approach to the Fictions of Consent in Privacy Law

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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 […]

Webinar – Fight for Privacy in a Post-Dobbs World

This webinar focused on themes from Danielle Citron’s new book, The Fight for Privacy: online harassment and hate, Section 230, and how privacy invasions disproportionately are targeted at women. We discussed the implications of Dobbs, where the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the right to abortion. As Elizabeth Joh points out in a recent article, the […]

Interview: Training Your Company on Privacy and Security Laws

Here is a recording of my interview with Jodi & Justin Daniels of Red Clover Advisors with their series, She Said Privacy/He Said Security, In this interview I discuss how to educate your team on data privacy and security. I also reveal how to lead engaging training sessions on privacy laws, the different types of […]

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.

New 2022 Edition of PRIVACY LAW FUNDAMENTALS

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I am pleased to announce that Professor Paul Schwartz and I have just published a new 6th edition of our book, PRIVACY LAW FUNDAMENTALS.  Now in a new 6th edition for 2022, PRIVACY LAW FUNDAMENTALS is a distilled guide to the essential elements of U.S. data privacy law. In an easily-digestible format, the book covers […]