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ALI Data Privacy Principles

ALI Data Privacy

I’m pleased to announce that the ALI Data Privacy Principles are now in print.  From the ALI press release: Principles of the Law, Data Privacy is now available in print. This is ALI’s first venture into the field of information privacy law. This project identifies core principles useful for bringing greater coherence to this area. Like all Principles […]

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THE EYEMONGER – My New Children’s Book About Privacy

The Eyemonger - children's book about privacy

I’m happy to announce that I just published a new children’s book called The Eyemonger. I believe that this is the first work of children’s fiction about the topic of privacy. About the book: In a faraway land, a stranger arrives with promises of greater security in exchange for sacrificing privacy. His name is The […]

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Video: Privacy in the Next Four Years with Cam Kerry, Alexandra Reeve Givens, Justin Antonipillai, and Daniel Solove

I had a great conversation about the future direction of privacy in the next four years with Cam Kerry (Brookings), Alexandra Reeve Givens (CDT), and Justin Antonipillai (Wirewheel).  This video is part of Wirewheel’s Spokes Conference. Check out the video here: Join Wirewheel’s Spokes Conference (Dec. 1-2, 2020) for other great sessions! […]

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New 7th Edition of Information Privacy Law Casebook

Information Privacy Law Casebook - 7th edition

I’m pleased to announce that the new 7th edition of my Information Privacy Law casebook is in print. The Seventh Edition of Information Privacy Law has been revised to include the California Consumer Privacy Act, the GDPR, Carpenter, state biometric data laws, and many other new developments. New to the Seventh Edition: California Consumer Privacy […]

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The FTC Zoom Case: Does the FTC Need a New Approach?

Co-authored by Prof. Woodrow Hartzog It was inevitable. On Monday, Zoom joined an exclusive club of tech companies – Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Microsoft, Google, Uber, Snap, and more. This club involves companies that have been under a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) consent decree. In a weird sense, for tech companies, being enforced against by the FTC […]

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Video – Privacy and Women’s Equality, Leadership, and Mentorship

Privacy and Women’s Equality, Leadership, and Mentorship

In this video, we discuss Privacy and Women’s Equality, Leadership, and Mentorship with Alisa Bergman (Adobe), Lindsey Finch (Salesforce), Tanneasha Gordon (Deloitte) and Susan Markel (Wirewheel). I hosted this discussion along with Justin Antonipillai (Wirewheel). […]

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The Impact of the Schrems II Decision: An Interview with Wim Nauwelaerts

Schrems II

In Facebook Ireland Ltd. v. Maximillian Schrems (Schrems II) (July 16, 2020), the European Court of Justice (CJEU) invalidated the Privacy Shield, a widely-used method to transfer personal data from the EU to the US. The decision also put other data transfer mechanisms—Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) and Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs)—into significant doubt. The court’s concern was the deficiency of […]

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