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FPF Privacy Papers for Policymakers 2022

I’m honored and thrilled that my article with Professor Danielle Keats Citron, Privacy Harms102 B.U. Law Review — (forthcoming 2022) has been selected for recognition by the Future of Privacy Forum in the Privacy Papers for Policymakers Competition.

Maneesha MithalThe Privacy Papers for Policymakers Event takes place on February 10, 2022 from 1 PM to 3 PM Eastern Time.  The event will be virtual. Here are details about the event:

The winning authors will join FPF to present their work at a virtual event with policymakers from around the world, academics, and industry privacy professionals. The event will be held on February 10, 2022, from 1:00 – 3:00 PM EST. The event is free and open to the general public. To register for the event, please click here.

We were honored to be joined by Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser, who will provide the keynote address. Thank you to Honorary Co-Hosts Congresswoman Diana DeGette, Co-Chair of the Congressional Privacy Caucus.

It is a privilege to be included among a wonderful group of winning articles.

Our article, Privacy Harmswill be covered in a session with myself and Danielle Citron. Maneesha Mithal will moderate. Maneesha, who had a long and terrific career at the FTC, has recently joined Wilson Sonsini as a partner.

You can download our article here. The article develops an approach for when the law should require a showing of privacy harm and when harm shouldn’t be required. The article also develops a typology of privacy harms, which is summarized in the figure below.

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This post was authored by Professor Daniel J. Solove, who through TeachPrivacy develops computer-based privacy and data security training. He also posts at his blog at LinkedIn, which has more than 1 million followers.

Professor Solove is the organizer, along with Paul Schwartz, of the Privacy + Security Forum an annual event designed for seasoned professionals. 

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