All Blog Posts
These blog posts are written by TAP academics, TAP staff members, and on occasion by guest bloggers. TAP’s purpose for this section of the site is to present information, points of view, research, and debates directly from the academics and guest experts.
Blog Results: 14
Professors Hartzog and Richards Advocate for Data Loyalty in Privacy Legislation
Publication Date: July 25, 2022
Privacy law scholars Woodrow Hartzog, Boston University, and Neil Richards, Washington University in St. Louis, have been exploring the concept of data loyalty for a number of years. In an article they wrote for IAPP Perspectives, they examine several recently proposed bills to update privacy law in the United States.
Key Quotes from BREACHED!
Publication Date: May 20, 2022
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).
Privacy Experts Neil Richards and Woodrow Hartzog’s New Paper: “A Duty of Loyalty for Privacy Law”
Publication Date: August 28, 2020
In their recent paper, “A Duty of Loyalty for Privacy Law,” Professors Neil Richards and Woodrow Hartzog propose imposing a duty of loyalty on companies that collect and process human information.
Woodrow Hartzog Discusses How Contact-Tracing Apps Could Reshape Surveillance
Publication Date: May 26, 2020
In an op-ed article for the Los Angeles Times, Woodrow Hartzog, Professor of Law and Computer Science at Northeastern University, shares his insights into Google and Apple’s contact tracing project, and he discusses the “three concerns to keep in mind about relying on technology to mitigate the COVID-19 crisis.”
Scholars Chris Hoofnagle, Woodrow Hartzog, and Daniel Solove Say the FTC Can Rise to the Privacy Challenge
Publication Date: August 28, 2019
Chris Hoofnagle (University of California, Berkeley), Woodrow Hartzog (Northeastern University), and Daniel Solove (George Washington University) have joined forces to bring their expertise and insights to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) privacy regulatory efforts.
Chris HoofnagleTAP Scholar
Professors Hartzog and Richards Insist It’s Time to Try Something Different on Internet Privacy
Publication Date: January 4, 2019
In an op-ed article written for The Washington Post, Professors Woodrow Hartzog and Neil Richards explain why the current online privacy ecosystem in the U.S. is failing; and, they encourage policymakers to “redefine itself as the country that protects the trust that people give to companies.”
Professors Hartzog and Solove Discuss Consumer Data Security at the FTC Hearings on Consumer Protection
Publication Date: December 11, 2018
Professors Woodrow Hartzog, Northeastern University School of Law, and Daniel Solove, George Washington University, share their expertise with the FTC during the Hearings Initiative on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century.
Professors Evan Selinger and Woodrow Hartzog Disclose the Privacy Risks of Facial Recognition
Publication Date: July 5, 2018
Professors Evan Selinger, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Woodrow Hartzog, Northeastern University, expose the dangers of facial recognition technology.
Evan SelingerTAP Scholar
Did the LabMD Case Weaken the FTC’s Approach to Data Security?
Publication Date: June 28, 2018
Professors Daniel Solove, George Washington University, and Woodrow Hartzog, Northeastern University, examine the recent U.S. Court of Appeals decision in LabMD's challenge to an FTC enforcement action.
Should Privacy Law Regulate Technological Design? An Interview with Woodrow Hartzog
Publication Date: April 13, 2018
George Washington University law professor Daniel Solove and Northeastern University law professor Woodrow Hartzog discuss the importance of incorporating privacy needs at the start of new technology development.