Connecting law students with their future.

Consumer Privacy and Data Protection, Second Edition

Daniel J. Solove, Paul M. Schwartz


  • ISBN: 9781454897378

In stock.

  • Description

    This short paperback, developed from the casebook, Information Privacy Law, contains key cases and materials focusing on privacy issues related to consumer privacy and data security.

    View More...

  • Details
    Page Count 356
    Published 12/21/2017
  • Additional Product Details

    Detailed Table of Contents (PDF Download)

    Summary of Contents


    A. Information Privacy, Technology, and the Law
    B. Information Privacy Law: Origins and Types

    A. The Philosophical Discourse about Privacy
    B. The Definition and the Value of Privacy
    C. Critics of Privacy
    D. The Feminist Perspective on Privacy

    A. The Fair Credit Reporting Act
    B. The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act
    C. Federal and State Financial Privacy Laws

    A. The U.S. System of Consumer Data Privacy Regulation
    B. Tort Law
    C. Contract Law
    D. Property Law
    E. FTC Section 5 Enforcement
    F. Statutory Regulation
    G. First Amendment Limitations on Privacy Regulation

    A. Introduction
    B. Data Security Breach Notification Statutes
    C. Civil Liability and Standing
    D. FTC Regulation


  • Author Information

    Paul Schwartz

    B.A., Brown University (1981)
    J.D., Yale University (1985)

    Co-Director of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology and Jefferson E. Peyser Professor of Law Paul Schwartz is a leading international expert on information privacy and information law. His scholarship focuses on how the law has sought to regulate and shape information technology - as well as the impact of information technology on law and democracy. Schwartz joined the faculty in 2006 after teaching at Brooklyn Law School and the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville. He teaches privacy law and torts.

    His recent articles include: ''The EU-US Privacy Collision: A Turn to Institutions and Procedures,''126 Harvard Law Review 1966 (2013); ''Information Privacy in the Cloud,'' 161 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1623 (2013); ''The PII Problem: Privacy and a New Concept of Personally Identifiable Information,'' in the New York University Law Review (2011) (with Daniel Solove); and ''Regulating Governmental Data Mining in the United States and Germany: Constitutional Courts, the State, and New Technology,” in the William and Mary Law Review (2011). Schwartz is also a coauthor of Information Privacy Law (Fifth edition, 2011), a casebook, and of Privacy Law Fundamentals (2013), a treatise.

    Schwartz has testified before Congress and served as an advisor to the Commission of the European Union and other international organizations. He assists numerous corporations and law firms with regulatory, policy, and governance issues relating to information privacy. He is a frequent speaker at technology conferences and corporate events in the United States and abroad.

    Schwartz is a past recipient of the Berlin Prize Fellowship at the American Academy in Berlin and a Research Fellowship at the German Marshal Fund in Brussels. Schwartz is also a recipient of grants from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Fulbright Foundation, the German Academic Exchange, and the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation. He is a member of the organizing committee of the Privacy Law Salon and of the American Law Institute.

    Ask the Author

    Daniel Solove

    B.A., Washington University
    J.D., Yale University

    Daniel J. Solove is the John Marshall Harlan Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School. He is a co-reporter of the American Law Institute's Restatement of Information Privacy Principles. An internationally known expert in privacy law, Professor 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.

    Professor Solove is the author of several 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). The Future of Reputation, won the 2007 McGannon Award and his books have been translated into Chinese, Italian, Korean, and Bulgarian, among other languages.

    Professor Solove also co-authored several textbooks including: Information Privacy Law (Aspen Publishing, 4th ed. 2012), Privacy Law Fundamentals (IAPP, 2nd edition 2013), Privacy and the Media (Aspen Publishing, 1st ed. 2009), and Privacy, Information, and Technology (Aspen Publishing, 3rd ed. 2012). He 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, Washington Post, and several other newspapers and periodicals.

    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 Concurring Opinions, a blog covering issues of law, culture, and current events. He posts occasionally at theHuffington Post and blogs frequently on LinkedIn as one of its "thought leaders."

    Ask the Author

  • Professor Resources

    Please login to view Professor Resources. This section is only available to registered, validated professor accounts. If the professor resources still do not appear after logging in, please contact with a request to validate your professor account status. Account validation may take 24-48 hours.