An engaging and highly readable account of how and why identity theft happens, as well as the harms it causes to victims.
Samuel Dash, The Intruders: Unreasonable Searches and Seizures from King John to John Ashcroft (2004)
Excellent very accessible history of the Fourth Amendment.
Examines the rise of digital dossiers, and proposes legal solutions for regulating information privacy. Discusses identity theft, government data gathering and public records. Available free online.
Discusses Internet gossip, social network websites, and free speech, with plenty of concrete examples. Available free online.
A short provocative argument that privacy and civil liberties must be limited in the interest of national security.
A distilled guide to the essential elements of privacy law. Concise and handy – a useful study companion to the course and a great reference guide for the practitioner. Nuala O’Connor (Center for Democracy & Technology) writes: “This book is my go-to reference for when I need quick, accurate information on privacy laws across sectors and…
Provides an overview of different theories regarding the definition and value of privacy. Develops a theory of privacy and discusses contemporary issues and US and foreign privacy law and policy.
Fascinating and extremely engaging inside account of the businesses that engage in data mining and how these companies are increasingly carrying out intelligence functions for the government.