PRIVACY + SECURITY BLOG

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Should the FTC Be Regulating Privacy and Data Security?

by Daniel J. Solove This post was co-authored with Professor Woodrow Hartzog. This past Tuesday the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a complaint against AT&T for allegedly throttling the Internet of its customers even though they paid for unlimited data plans. This complaint was surprising for many, who thought the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was […]

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Why the Law Often Doesn’t Recognize Privacy and Data Security Harms

by Daniel J. Solove In my previous post on privacy/security harms, I explained how the law is struggling to deal with privacy and data security harms. In this post, I will explore why. The Collective Harm Problem One of the challenges with data harms is that they are often created by the aggregation of many […]

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Privacy by Design with Passion and Pizazz: A Review of The Privacy Engineer’s Manifesto

by Daniel J. Solove I was fortunate to pick up a copy of The Privacy Engineer’s Manifesto, a new book by Michelle Finneran Dennedy, Jonathan Fox, and Thomas Finneran. I’ve read a lot of practical “how to” stuff about privacy before that’s vague and not very specific, but this book is so refreshingly detailed, has […]

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