I recently had a terrific discussion with Prof. Nikolaus Forgó from the University of Vienna. We talked about my two recent paper — on informed consent and on sensitive data. You can watch the interview on YouTube above. Both articles are available for free download below.
Archive of all posts about consent by Professor Daniel J. Solove for his blog at TeachPrivacy, a privacy awareness and security training company.
Cartoon: GDPR Consent
This cartoon is about consent under the GDPR. Under the GDPR Article 6, consent is one of the six lawful bases to process personal data. Article 7 provides further guidance about consent, including the data subject’s right to withdraw consent. The meaning of what “consent” requires is most thoroughly stated in Recital 32: Consent should […]
Facebook’s Psych Experiment: Consent, Privacy, and Manipulation
by Daniel J. Solove This weekend, the results of an experiment conducted by researchers and Facebook were released, creating a fierce debate over the ethics of the endeavor. The experiment involved 689,003 people on Facebook whose News Feed was adjusted to contain either more positive or more negative emotional content. The researchers were looking for […]
Georgia v. Randolph and Consent to Search One’s Home
Once upon a time, a wolf came to the home of a little pig: Wolf: “Hello, little pig, let me come in.” Pig: “No, no! Not by the hair of my chinny chin chin!” Wolf: “Well, then I’ll huff and I’ll puff and I’ll blow your house in.” Pig’s Wife: “That won’t be necessary, Wolf, […]