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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.

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Upcoming Events

15th Annual Privacy Law Scholars Conference

Hosted by Northeastern University

June 2, 2022, Boston MA

11th Annual ASU-Arkfeld eDiscovery, Law and Technology Conference

Hosted by the Center for Law, Science and Innovation

October 11, 2022, Phoenix, Arizona

TAP Blog

Key Quotes from BREACHED!

Professors Daniel Solove and Woodrow Hartzog present some key quotes from their new book, BREACHED! Why Data Security Law Fails and How to Improve It (Oxford University Press, 2022).

Daniel J. Solove and Woodrow Hartzog

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.

Quote

Growth in Surveillance Technology Pits Law Enforcement Against Privacy Concerns

“Technologies have become cheaper and more powerful. And more and more of us today have publicly available images of ourselves and our faces online. The opportunities for surveillance have become commonplace and nearly ubiquitous.” — name, position, institution

Alessandro Acquisti
Pittsburgh Tribune
April 10, 2022

Featured Article

The Many Revolutions of Carpenter

The Supreme Court’s opinion in Carpenter v. United States is revolutionary. The Supreme Court recognizes that Fourth Amendment privacy rights were intended to preserve a society free of constant surveillance.

By: Paul Ohm