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Information Privacy Law / Edition 5

Information Privacy Law / Edition 5

by Daniel J. Solove


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Information Privacy Law / Edition 5

Now this rapidly evolving area of law finally has the text it deserves. Written by two of the field's leading figures, this book's readings and cases cover the full range of privacy issues, from Megan's Law to employee monitoring to genetic privacy. It also includes the first extensive coverage of several important topics, especially in such key areas as medical privacy and international law. This new title is succinct, making it easier to teach from and more engaging to students.

The best work on privacy law to date, this new text features:

  • a 'dream team' author collaboration between Daniel J. Solove, one of the field's most prolific and respected scholars, and Marc Rotenberg, one of the leading experts in internet law and best-known privacy advocates in the world.
  • a format that's easy to teach, with clear, engaging introductions to each topc, less extraneous material, a sharper focus on major cases, and an accessible organization for two- or three-credit courses
  • stimulating readings and pedagogy that cover the full spectrum of privacy issues and controversies, including such topics as Megan's Law, genetic privacy, internet profiling and cookies, government computer searches, employee monitoring, and more

    The content you want in a flexible format, featuring:

  • thorough coverage in eight chapters:
  • Introduction to Privacy
  • Privacy and the Media
  • Health and Genetic Privacy
  • Privacy and Law Enforcement
  • Privacy of Associations, Anonymity, and Identification
  • Privacy, Records, and Computer Databases
  • Privacy and Place
  • International Privacy
  • insightful analysis of all the major cases including Bartnicki v. Vopper, Watchtower Bible v. Village of Stratton, United States v. Kyllo, McVeigh v. Cohen, United States v. Kennedy, Doe v. 2TheMart, United States v. Simons, and others
  • explanations of key statutes and regulations such as the Freedom of Information Act, Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, European Union Data Protection Directive, Electronic Communications Privacy Act, and more

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 2901454849536
    Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
    Publication date: 12/28/2014
    Edition description: New Edition
    Pages: 1238
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    Table of Contents

    AInformation Privacy, Technology, and the Law1
    Sidis v. F-R Publishing Corp.2
    BInformation Privacy Law: Origins and Types9
    1Common Law9
    2Constitutional Law33
    3Statutory Law35
    4International Law38
    CPhilosophical Perspectives39
    1The Philosophical Discourse About Privacy39
    2The Definition and the Value of Privacy40
    3Critics of Privacy59
    4The Feminist Perspective on Privacy67
    2Privacy and the Media75
    AInformation Gathering76
    1Intrusion upon Seclusion76
    3Video Voyeurism100
    BDisclosure of Truthful Information102
    1Public Disclosure of Private Facts103
    2Disclosure of Illegally Obtained Information152
    CDissemination of False or Misleading Information159
    2False Light181
    3Infliction of Emotional Distress185
    DAppropriation of Name or Likeness188
    2Name or Likeness191
    3Connection to Matters of Public Interest197
    4First Amendment Limitations203
    3Privacy and Law Enforcement207
    AThe Fourth Amendment and Emerging Technology207
    2Wiretapping, Bugging, and Beyond214
    3The Reasonable Expectation of Privacy Test and Emerging Technology232
    BFederal Electronic Surveilliance Law263
    1Section 605 of the Federal Communications Act of 1934263
    2Title III of the Omnibus Crime Control Act of 1968264
    3The Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) of 1986265
    4The Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act285
    5The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act288
    6The USA PATRIOT Act294
    CIntelligence, Terrorism, and National Security300
    1Is National Security Different?300
    2FISA and the "Wall"303
    3The Attorney General's FBI Guidelines314
    4The Homeland Security Act317
    5The Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act317
    EGovernment Computer Searches323
    1The Scope of Warrants to Search Computers323
    2ISP Records326
    4Key Logging Devices339
    4Health and Genetic Privacy345
    AMedical Data and Privacy in the Information Age346
    Privacy and the Economics of Health Care Information346
    Health Information Privacy347
    "Nobody Knows the MIB"348
    BConfidentiality of Medical Information350
    1Professional Ethics and Evidentiary Privileges350
    2Tort Liability for Disclosure of Patient Information356
    3Tort Liability for Failure to Disclose Patient Information363
    4Statutory Reporting Requirements375
    5State Law Privacy Protections for Medical Information377
    6Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act379
    CConstitutional Protection of Medical Information394
    1The Constitutional Right to Information Privacy394
    2The Fourth Amendment415
    DGenetic Information421
    1Background: Genetic Privacy421
    2Property Rights in Body Parts and DNA422
    3Genetic Testing and Discrimination436
    4DNA Databases and Identification441
    5Privacy of Associations, Anonymity, and Identification451
    APrivacy of Group Associations453
    1Compelled Disclosure of Group Membership Lists453
    2Interrogation About Group Associations456
    3Surveillance of Group Activities461
    1Anonymous Speech470
    2Anonymity in Cyberspace480
    3Anonymous Reading and Receiving of Ideas490
    4Anonymity and Copyright498
    1Identification Devices and Techniques504
    2Identification and the Constitution506
    3Social Security Numbers513
    4National Identification Systems519
    6Privacy and Government Records and Databases523
    APublic Access to Government Records524
    1Public Records and Court Records524
    2The Freedom of Information Act526
    3Constitutional Requirements of Public Access542
    4Constitutional Limitations on Public Access550
    BGovernment Records of Personal Information577
    1Fair Information Practices577
    2The Privacy Act579
    3The Use of Government Databases599
    4The Driver's Privacy Protection Act618
    7Privacy, Business Records, and Financial Information623
    AThe Collection and Use of Personal Data623
    1Data Collection Techniques and Devices624
    2The Database Industry629
    3Perspectives on the Collection and Use of Personal Data631
    BRegulating Business Records and Databases636
    2Property and Contract Law637
    3Technological Solutions642
    4Tort Law643
    5Statutory Protections649
    6First Amendment Limitations on Privacy Regulation673
    1State Anti-Spam Laws693
    2The Federal CAN-SPAM Act693
    3Spam and Speech695
    DIdentity Theft696
    1The Identity Theft Assumption and Deterrence Act696
    2State Statutory Approaches697
    3Perspectives on Identity Theft Legislation698
    4Database Companies, Security Breaches, and Identity Theft699
    EFinancial Information700
    Financial Privacy and the Theory of High-Tech Government Surveillance700
    1The Credit System702
    2The Use and Disclosure of Financial Information711
    FGovernment Access to Financial and Business Records718
    1Information Gathering Without Search Warrants718
    2Information Gathering with Search Warrants735
    GPrivacy Policies: Private vs. Public Enforcement739
    1Privacy Policies739
    2Private Enforcement: Contract Remedies746
    3Public Enforcement: The FTC750
    8Privacy and Place765
    APrivacy at Home765
    Stanley v. Georgia766
    Osborne v. Ohio768
    Wilson v. Layne772
    BPrivacy at School778
    1School Searches and Surveillance778
    2Drug Testing784
    3School Records794
    CPrivacy at Work798
    2Workplace Searches801
    3Workplace Surveillance809
    4Drug Testing813
    5The Issue of Consent824
    6Testing, Questionnaires, and Polygraphs830
    7Employer Monitoring of the Telephone845
    8Employer Monitoring of Mail, E-mail, and Internet Use852
    9International Privacy Law869
    AThe Oecd Privacy Guidelines871
    BThe Protection of Privacy in Europe873
    1Convergence or Divergence?873
    2European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) Article 8878
    3The European Union Data Protection Directive900
    CPrivacy Protection in Other Countries922
    DInternational Transfers of Data929
    1International Data Transfers in Litigation930
    2Adequate Level of Protection Under the EU Directive933
    3The Safe Harbor Arrangement936
    4Passenger Name Record Data Transfers957
    5Outsourcing Information Processing to Other Countries964
    Table of Cases969
    Table of Authorities979

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