Privacy and Security

Information technology lets people learn about one another on a scale previously unimaginable. Information in the wrong hands can be harmful. Scholars on this site consider problems of privacy, fraud, identity, and security posed by the digital age.

TAP Blog

Clearing Up the Fog of Cloud Service Agreements

George Washington University law professor Daniel Solove explains that Cloud Service Agreements are critical because they are at the front line of protecting the privacy and security of personal data.

Daniel J. Solove

Fact Sheets

Privacy and Consumers

There are a number of privacy issues related to how online companies collect, store, use and share personally identifiable information; and how consumers are informed about what is done with their information online.


Passwords? There's a Technology for Those

"You secure the data in a way that somebody can’t just steal your conversion table and suddenly reverse-engineer all the data" — Fred Cate, Professor of Law, Indiana University

Fred Cate
NPR’s Marketplace
September 23, 2016

Featured Article

Why the Right to Data Portability Likely Reduces Consumer Welfare: Antitrust and Privacy Critique

This article analyzes the potential weaknesses of the European Union’s potential new right to data portability.

By: Peter Swire, Yianni Lagos