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BIO

 
 
 

Daniel SoloveDaniel 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.

Professor Solove is co-reporter of the American Law Institute's Restatement of Information Privacy Principles.

An internationally known expert in privacy law, Solove has been interviewed and quoted by the media in several hundred articles and broadcasts, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, the Associated Press, ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, and NPR.

He has written numerous books including Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff Between Privacy and Security (Yale University Press 2011), Understanding Privacy (Harvard University Press 2008), The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet (Yale University Press 2007), and The Digital Person: Technology and Privacy in the Information Age (NYU Press 2004).

He has also written several textbooks including Information Privacy Law (Aspen Publishing, 4th ed. 2012) (with Paul M. Schwartz), Privacy Law Fundamentals (IAPP, 2nd edition 2013) (with Paul M. Schwartz), Privacy and the Media (Aspen Publishing, 1st ed. 2009) (with Paul M. Schwartz), and Privacy, Information, and Technology (Aspen Publishing, 3rd ed. 2012) (with Paul M. Schwartz).

Additionally, Professor Solove has written more than 50 law review articles in the Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal, Stanford Law Review, Columbia Law Review, NYU Law Review, Michigan Law Review, U. Pennsylvania Law Review, U. Chicago Law Review, California Law Review, Duke Law Journal, and many others. He has also written shorter works for Scientific American and several other magazines and periodicals.

Professor Solove has testified before Congress, has contributed to amicus briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court, and has served as a consultant or expert witness in a number of high-profile privacy cases involving Fortune 500 companies and celebrities.

His work has been cited in more than 1500 law review articles, excerpted in many casebooks, and discussed in many judicial opinions, including those by the U.S. Supreme Court, federal courts of appeal, district courts, and state supreme courts.

His book, The Future of Reputation, won the 2007 McGannon Award. His books have been translated into Chinese, Italian, Korean, and Bulgarian, among other languages.

Professor Solove serves on the advisory boards of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Future of Privacy Forum, and the Law and Humanities Institute.  He is a fellow at the Ponemon Institute and at the Yale Law School’s Information Society Project.

Professor Solove blogs at LinkedIn as one of its "thought leaders."  His blog has nearly 700,000 followers.

He also blogs at Concurring Opinions and at the Huffington Post.

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A Japanese translation of Professor Solove's book, Understanding Privacy, was published in 2013.

Professor Solove was chosen by LinkedIn to be one of its "Influencers" who have special blogs featured on the site. Click here to follow his blog.

Professor Solove was named co-reporter of the ALI's forthcoming Restatement of Information Privacy Principles.

The 2013 edition of Privacy Law Fundamentals is now in print.

The 4th edition of Information Privacy Lawis now in print. The 3rd edition of Privacy, Information, and Technology is now in print.

Professor Solove was named as one of the top global privacy experts in a survey by Computer World.

Professor Solove founded TeachPrivacy, which provides privacy and data security training programs.

Follow Professor Solove on Twitter.

The Chinese translation of Professor Solove's book, The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet, was published in 2011. The book has also been translated into Italian and Korean.

   
   
   

BOOKS

 
 
 


NOTHING TO HIDE:
THE FALSE TRADEOFF BETWEEN PRIVACY AND SECURITY

(Yale U. Press 2011)

UNDERSTANDING PRIVACY
(Harvard U.Press 2008)



THE FUTURE OF REPUTATION:
GOSSIP, RUMOR, AND PRIVACY ON THE INTERNET
(Yale U. Press 2007)


THE DIGITAL PERSON:
TECHNOLOGY AND PRIVACY IN THE INFORMATION AGE
(NYU Press 2004)

   
   
   

TEXTBOOKS

 
 
 


INFORMATION
PRIVACY LAW
(Aspen 3d ed. 2009)
with Paul Schwartz


PRIVACY AND THE MEDIA
(Aspen 2009)
with Paul Schwartz
PRIVACY LAW FUNDAMENTALS
with Paul M. Schwartz
(IAPP 2011)



PRIVACY, INFORMATION, AND TECHNOLOGY

with Paul M. Schwartz
(Aspen 2d ed. 2009)
   
   
   
 
 
 

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