Issue 4 - May 2020 Modern Privacy Advocacy: An Approach at War with Privacy Itself?

Modern Privacy Advocacy: An Approach at War with Privacy Itself?

Article By: Justin “Gus” Hurwitz & Jamil N. Jaffer 47 PEPP. L. REV. 955 (2020) This Article argues that the modern concept of privacy itself, particularly as framed by some of its most ardent advocates today, is fundamentally incoherent. The Article highlights that many common arguments made in support of privacy, while initially seeming to …

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Issue 2 – February 2018 PII In Context: Video Privacy and a Factor-Based Test For Assessing Personal Information

PII In Context: Video Privacy and a Factor-Based Test For Assessing Personal Information

Comment by: Daniel L. Macioce, Jr. 45 PEPP. L. REV. 331 (2018) As a central concept in American information privacy law, personally identifiable information (PII) plays a critical role in determining whether a privacy violation has occurred. Under the Video Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (VPPA), PII “includes information which identifies a person as having …

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