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TAP Highlights

How Much Is a Month’s Access to Facebook Worth to You?

A new study by Stanford economist Matthew Gentzkow and his colleagues paid Facebook users an average of $100 to deactivate their account for four weeks.

Why Are Lawmakers Raising Concerns with Deep Fakes?

“Harmful lies are nothing new. But the ability to distort reality has taken an exponential leap forward with “deep fake” technology.” - Danielle Citron, University of Maryland, and Robert Chesney, University of Texas, from their article, “Deep Fakes: A Looming Challenge for Privacy, Democracy, and National Security.”

How Platforms Pay Developers with Your Data

“It’s time to wise up to one of the most misleading claims of Facebook and Google. Contrary to what they say, Facebook and Google sell your data. They don’t sell it to advertisers. They sell it to developers.” – Privacy law expert Chris Hoofnagle, University of California, Berkeley

Data Brokers, Information Fiduciaries, and Privacy Legislation

It is Data Privacy Day! Do you know who and what are using your personal data? Read about a few of the articles TAP scholars have written on this topic.

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