Adapted from a June 2020 Brookings report, this is the third in a series of Lawfare posts on proposed federal privacy legislation. This piece addresses the role of civil rights in privacy legislation.
Privacy Paradox: Rethinking Solitude
Privacy Paradox takes an unorthodox look at the law and policy of contemporary privacy: intelligence reform, the transatlantic divide over data protection and government data collection, and the incipient international law of privacy. What does the "right to be let alone" mean in a world in which we leave digital dust wherever we go and entrust our lives to companies we know to be exploiting our data for commercial gain? Do we want those companies to stand up to government or work with it—or both?
Adapted from a June 2020 Brookings report, this is the second in a series of Lawfare posts on proposed federal privacy legislation. This piece addresses private rights of action for individuals.
Adapted from a June 2020 Brookings report, this is the first in a series of Lawfare posts addressing federal privacy legislation. This piece focuses on proposals for federal preemption of state privacy laws, and the next piece will focus on a right for individuals.
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