Spring 2013 Course Schedule

Law of Informationn Privacy (LAW-805-001)
Brandenburg, Teplinsky

Meets: 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM (T) - Room 526

Enrolled: 18 / Limit: 20

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This weekly two-hour seminar will critically examine cutting-edge information privacy law issues. Topics to be addressed include digital surveillance, the privacy implications of social networking technologies, electronic health records, consumer privacy, cloud computing, online behavioral advertising, and the role of anonymity in a networked world. We will compare and contrast existing legal frameworks for privacy protection in the U.S. and abroad, and we will discuss emerging privacy paradigms. Finally, we will examine the nexus between privacy and information security through discussions of encryption, authentication, data breaches, and cybersecurity. Grades will be based on class participation (40%) and a twenty-page final paper (60%) on a topic of your choosing.

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