Privacy

Once They Are Tested, Can Genes Stay Private?

Scholars argue that increased use of direct-to-consumer genetic testing creates hidden privacy risks.

Exposing Children on the Internet

Law student argues that recent European Union privacy regulation does not fully protect children.

Rethinking Privacy on the Job

As surveillance of work activity increases, scholars argue for protecting privacy of employees.

A New Standard of Data Protection

Companies gear up to comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation.

Strategies for Solving the Police Use of Force Crisis

Former FBI agent outlines ways departments can reduce deadly encounters between civilians and police.

The Encryption Wars

Federal and state legislatures explore ways to address encryption disputes.

The FTC Will Not Leave Companies to Their Own Devices

The FTC recently issued regulatory recommendations for the growing platform of devices in the Internet of Things.

Are Broadband Providers Putting Consumers’ Privacy at Risk?

Advocacy groups push the FCC to address data sharing among Internet companies.

Creating Guidance for an Invisible Threat

FDA issues new guidelines to medical device manufacturers to mitigate cybersecurity concerns.

Solving the FBI-Apple Dispute

Apple-FBI dispute highlights the value of improving law enforcement’s technical capacity.

The Tremor, Quake, and Aftershock of EU Privacy Norms

Could the European Union’s privacy standard become the global norm?

Scholar Faults State Efforts to Regulate Police Drones

Scholar argues that better state laws would accommodate privacy concerns and encourage police efficiency.