Privacy, Information, and Technology

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Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2011 - Law - 576 pages
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Author Website: Privacy, Information, and Technology examines how the right to privacy is implicated by the Internet, communications media, and emergent technologies. Anyone interested in exploring this timely subject will find Privacy, Information, and Technology informative, readable, and engaging. The second edition of Privacy, Information, and Technology features: Background information and lucid text that explains the law and policy of information privacy in relation to computers, databases, and the Internet Broad coverage of government surveillance and the legal ramifications surrounding The Fourth Amendment Sensory enhancement technologies Wiretapping Computer searches ISP records The Electronic Communications Privacy Act The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act The USA-PATRIOT Act A thorough examination of new and cutting-edge issues, such as Privacy and access to public records Government access to personal information Airline passenger screening and profiling Data mining Consumer privacy Financial privacy Significant new case decisions involving the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Privacy Act, and identity theft Emerging information technologies and their associated implications for individual privacy, including Computer databases RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) Cookies, spyware, and data mining Updated coverage of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments of 2008, and NSA (National Security Agency) surveillance

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About the author (2011)

Daniel J. Solove is the John Marshall Harlan Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School. He is a Senior Policy Advisor at Hogan Lovells. He is also the founder of TeachPrivacy, a company that provides privacy and data security training programs to businesses, schools, healthcare institutions, and other organizations.

Paul Schwartz is a leading international expert on information privacy law. He is a professor at Berkeley Law School and a Director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology. Schwartz has testified before Congress and served as an advisor to the Commission of the European Union and other international organizations. He assists numerous corporations and law firms with regulatory, policy, and governance issues relating to information privacy. He is a frequent speaker at technology conferences and corporate events in the United States and abroad.Schwartz is the author of many books, including the leading casebook, Information Privacy Law, and the distilled guide, Privacy Law Fundamentals, each with Daniel Solove. His over fifty articles have appeared in journals such as the Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal, Stanford Law Review, and Chicago Law Review. Fluent in German, he contributes to German legal reviews.Schwartz is a past recipient of the Berlin Prize Fellowship at the American Academy in Berlin and a Research Fellowship at the German Marshal Fund in Brussels. Schwartz is also a recipient of grants from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Fulbright Foundation, the German Academic Exchange, and the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation. He is a member of the organizing committee of the Privacy Law Salon and of the American Law Institute.

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