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Privacy at the Margins: An Interview with Scott Skinner-Thompson on Privacy and Marginalized Groups

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Recently, Professor Scott Skinner-Thompson (Colorado Law) published an excellent thought-provoking book, Privacy at the Margins (Cambridge University Press, 2020), which explores the important role that privacy plays for marginalized groups. The book is superb, and it is receiving the highest praise from leading scholars. For example, Dean Erwin Chemerinksy (Berkeley Law) proclaims that the book […]

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Privacy Harms

Privacy Harms

Professor Danielle Keats Citron (University of Virginia School of Law) and I have just posted a draft of our new article, Privacy Harms, on SSRN (free download). Here’s the abstract: Privacy harms have become one of the largest impediments in privacy law enforcement. In most tort and contract cases, plaintiffs must establish that they have […]

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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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Updated Line of Paperback Privacy Law Casebooks

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I’m happy to announce that Paul Schwartz and I have just published updated versions of our line of paperback privacy law casebooks. These paperbacks are excerpted parts of our Information Privacy Law casebook, which we recently published in a new 7th edition.  This new edition of the casebook has been revised to include the California Consumer […]

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New Casebook – EU Data Protection and the GDPR

EU Data Protection and the GDPR Casebook

I’m pleased to announce that Paul Schwartz and I have launched a new casebook, EU Data Protection and the GDPR. Developed from the casebook Information Privacy Law, this paperback contains key cases and materials focusing on privacy issues related to the GDPR and data protection in the European Union. Topics covered include the GDPR, Schrems cases, […]

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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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Cartoon: The Privacy Paradox

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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, […]

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