This book surveys the field of information privacy law, with excerpts from the leading cases and scholarship. It covers privacy issues involving the media, health and genetic privacy, law enforcement, freedom of association, anonymity, identification, computers, records, cyberspace, home, school, workplace, and international privacy.
We designed INFORMATION PRIVACY LAW to serve both as a casebook and as a helpful reference tool for lawyers and privacy professionals.
For Professor Solove's perspective on teaching information privacy law, please clickhere.
"This book manages to not only tell us what privacy rules exist, but also how we as IT security and privacy professionals can succeed in our daily lives while still following the rules."
-- Scott Forbes, Security and Privacy Compliance Manager, Microsoft Corporation.
This short paperback, developed from the casebook, Information Privacy Law, contains key cases and materials focusing on privacy issues related to information technology, databases, and cyberspace. Topics covered include government surveillance, privacy and access to public records, government access to personal information, data mining, identity theft, consumer privacy, financial privacy, and more.
This book is designed for use in cyberlaw, law and technology, privacy law, and information law courses and seminars.
This short paperback contains key cases and materials focusing on privacy issues related to the media. Topics covered include the privacy torts, free speech, First Amendment, paparazzi, defamation, online gossip and social network websites.
This book is designed for use in the following courses and seminars: journalism, entertainment law, media law, Torts II (or advanced torts), cyberlaw, First Amendment, free speech, law and technology, privacy law, and information law.
A new 4th edition of Information Privacy Law and a new 3rd edition of Privacy, Information, and Technology are now out in print.
We have posted a new update (August 2012) for both books above.
The 2013 edition of Privacy Law Fundamentals, a concise and useful resource for studying information privacy law, is now in print.
A distilled guide to the essential elements of privacy law, Privacy Law Fundamentals is a must-have reference offering the key knowledge privacy practitioners and students of privacy need on a daily basis. It’s privacy law at your fingertips.
Privacy Law Fundamentals serves as a great study companion to Professor Solove and Schwartz's casebooks.It is short, to-the-point, and accessible.
"Two giants of privacy scholarship succeed in distilling their legal expertise into an essential guide for a broad range of the privacy community. Whether used to learn the basics or for quick reference, Privacy Law Fundamentals proves to be concise and authoritative."
– Jules Polonetsky, Co-Director, Future of Privacy Forum
"There are no better-qualified authors than Professors Schwartz and Solove to summarize the current state of privacy law and, as a result, there is no better compact privacy law resource than Privacy Law Fundamentals."
– Christopher Wolf, Hogan Lovells
" This is the essential primer for all privacy practitioners. Professors Solove and Schwartz have done a remarkable job of keeping this volume current in the fast-changing environment of new technology, case law and legislation."
– David A. Hoffman, Global Privacy Officer, Intel Corporation
" Professors Solove and Schwartz pack an enormous amount of privacy knowledge into a very slim volume in Privacy Law Fundamentals. In our fast-paced practice, there's nothing better than a compact and accessible work that is curated by two of the great thinkers of the field. It is a gem."
This book includes the up-to-date complete text of about 40 statutes, regulations, and other materials. Includes: APEC Privacy Framework, CCPA, California Breach Notification Statute , California’s SB1, COPPA, CALEA, CFAA, CAN-SPAM, CIIA, DPPA, ECPA, EU Data Protection Directive, FCRA, FERPA, FISA, FOIA, FTC Act, GLB Act, HIPAA, OECD Privacy Guidelines, Privacy Act, PPA, Real ID Act, RFPA, Safe Harbor Arrangement, TCPA, VPPA, and much more.
"An essential volume. An indispensable reference work for every privacy professional and privacy lawyer."
-- Peter Cullen
Chief Privacy Strategist, Microsoft
"Everyone working on privacy needs to have these statutes and regulations at their fingertips."
-- Peter Swire
C. William O'Neil Professor of Law
Moritz College of Law
The Ohio State University
Former Chief Counselor for Privacy,
U.S. Office of Management and Budget