Woodrow Hartzog

Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science

Professor of Law and Computer Science

416 Huntington Avenue

Boston, MA 02115

United States

http://https://www.northeastern.edu/law/faculty/directory/hartzog.html

Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society

Affiliate Scholar

Palo Alto, CA

United States

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/profile/woodrow-hartzog

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

The FTC and the New Common Law of Privacy

114 Columbia Law Review 583 (2014), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-120, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-120
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 21 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2014
Daniel J. Solove and Woodrow Hartzog
George Washington University Law School and Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 3,283 (1,366)

Abstract:

privacy, FTC, administrative law, common law, contract, data security, deception, unfairness, COPPA, FCRA, GLBA, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Safe Harbor, FTC Act, Section 5

2.

The Scope and Potential of FTC Data Protection

83 George Washington Law Review 2230 (2015), GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-40, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-40
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 01 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2016
Woodrow Hartzog and Daniel J. Solove
Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 651 (13,526)

Abstract:

FTC, Federal Trade Commission, privacy, data security, Wyndham, LabMD, FTCA, Section 5, deception, unfairness

3.

The Case for Online Obscurity

101 California Law Review 1 (2013)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 May 2010 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2017
Woodrow Hartzog and Frederic D. Stutzman
Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Information and Library Science (SILS)
Downloads 555 (28,502)

Abstract:

privacy, obscurity, law

4.

Boundary Regulation in Social Media

In Proceedings of the ACM 2012 conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, New York, NY, USA, 2012 (pp. 769--778). ACM
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2013
Frederic D. Stutzman and Woodrow Hartzog
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Information and Library Science (SILS) and Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 473 (44,716)
Citation 1

Abstract:

privacy, online communities, social media

5.

The FTC and Privacy and Security Duties for the Cloud

13 BNA Privacy & Security Law Report 577 (2014), GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-28, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-28
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014
Daniel J. Solove and Woodrow Hartzog
George Washington University Law School and Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 447 (29,949)

Abstract:

privacy, data security, cloud, contract, FTC, Federal Trade Commission, consumer protection law

6.

Website Design as Contract

60 American University Law Review 1635 (2011)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2017
Woodrow Hartzog
Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 374 (41,477)

Abstract:

contracts, privacy, internet, cyberlaw, websites, terms of use, privacy policies

7.

Chain-Link Confidentiality

46 Georgia Law Review 657 (2012)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2017
Woodrow Hartzog
Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 273 (73,071)

Abstract:

confidentiality, privacy, Internet, contracts, data, disclosure

8.

Should the FTC Kill the Password? The Case for Better Authentication

14 Bloomberg BNA Privacy & Security Law Report 1353 (2015), GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2015-33, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-33
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2015
Daniel J. Solove and Woodrow Hartzog
George Washington University Law School and Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 272 (56,068)

Abstract:

data security, cybersecurity, FTC, authentication, password, two factor authentication

9.

Obscurity and Privacy

Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Technology (Joseph Pitt & Ashley Shew, eds., 2014 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 May 2014
Evan Selinger and Woodrow Hartzog
Rochester Institute of Technology - Department of Philosophy and Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 268 (49,863)

Abstract:

10.

Promises and Privacy: Promissory Estoppel and Confidential Disclosure in Online Communities

82 Temple Law Review 891 (2009)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2017
Woodrow Hartzog
Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 223 (99,936)

Abstract:

privacy, confidentiality, online communities, social network sites, cyberlaw, technology, disclosure

11.

Reviving Implied Confidentiality

89 Indiana Law Journal 763 (2014)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2017
Woodrow Hartzog
Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 196 (113,673)

Abstract:

confidentiality, implied confidentiality, privacy, contract, Internet

12.

Obscurity by Design

88 Washington Law Review 385 (2013)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2017
Woodrow Hartzog and Frederic D. Stutzman
Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Information and Library Science (SILS)
Downloads 185 (110,735)

Abstract:

privacy, obscurity, design, social media, contracts, privacy by design

13.

Anonymization and Risk

91 Washington Law Review 703 (2016), NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-36
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2017
Ira Rubinstein and Woodrow Hartzog
New York University (NYU) - Information Law Institut and Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 165 (19,696)

Abstract:

Privacy, anonymization, deidentification, data release, risk, data security, open data

14.

The Fight to Frame Privacy

111 Michigan Law Review 1021 (2013)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2017
Woodrow Hartzog
Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 148 (147,505)

Abstract:

privacy, security, confidentiality, Fourth Amendment

15.

Social Data

74 Ohio State Law Journal 995 (2013)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2017
Woodrow Hartzog
Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 115 (174,008)

Abstract:

privacy, social media, data, fair information practice principles

16.

Taking Trust Seriously in Privacy Law

19 Stanford Technology Law Review 431 (2016)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2017
Neil M. Richards and Woodrow Hartzog
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 105 (24,536)

Abstract:

privacy, trust, big data, data security, consumer protection, confidentiality, loyalty, fiduciary

17.

Unfair and Deceptive Robots

74 Maryland Law Review 785 (2015)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 May 2015 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2017
Woodrow Hartzog
Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 90 (69,433)

Abstract:

robots, privacy, FTC, consumer protection, data security, advertising, marketing

18.

Gaining Momentum: A Review of Recent Developments Surrounding the Expansion of the Copyright Misuse Doctrine and Analysis of the Doctrine in its Current Form

10 Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review 373 (2004)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2017
Woodrow Hartzog
Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 52 (296,344)

Abstract:

copyright misuse, antitrust, copyright, cyberlaw, licensing, technology

19.

Falling on Deaf Ears: Is the 'Fail-Safe' Triennial Exemption Provision in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act Effective in Protecting Fair Use?

12 Journal of Intellectual Property Law 309 (2005)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2017
Woodrow Hartzog
Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 45 (319,941)

Abstract:

copyright, drm, dmca, fair use, anticircumvention, triennial rulemaking

20.

The Inadequate, Invaluable Fair Information Practices

76 Maryland Law Review 952 (2017)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Aug 2017
Woodrow Hartzog
Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 0 (346,944)

Abstract:

21.

Privacy's Trust Gap

126 Yale Law Journal 1180 (2017), Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper 17-02-04
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2017
Neil M. Richards and Woodrow Hartzog
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 0 (94,061)

Abstract:

Privacy, Trust, Security, Surveillance, Data Protection, Obfuscation, Obscurity, Technoogy

22.

The Internet of Heirlooms and Disposable Things

17 North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology 581 (2016)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Jun 2016
Woodrow Hartzog and Evan Selinger
Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science and Rochester Institute of Technology - Department of Philosophy
Downloads 0 (121,771)

Abstract:

privacy, security, internet of things, design, data

23.

The Ultimate Unifying Approach to Complying with All Laws and Regulations

19 Green Bag 2d 223 (2016), GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2016-16, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-16
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2016
Daniel J. Solove and Woodrow Hartzog
George Washington University Law School and Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 0 (2,738)

Abstract:

legal compliance, regulation, theory of law, legal harmonization

24.

Trusting Big Data Research

65 DePaul Law Review 579 (2017), Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-01-02
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2017
Neil M. Richards and Woodrow Hartzog
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science
Downloads 0 (92,616)

Abstract:

Privacy, Trust, Security Big Data, Institutional Review Boards, Loyalty

25.

Surveillance as Loss of Obscurity

72 Washington and Lee Law Review 1343 (2015)
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Jan 2016
Woodrow Hartzog and Evan Selinger
Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science and Rochester Institute of Technology - Department of Philosophy
Downloads 0 (185,849)

Abstract:

surveillance, privacy, obscurity, theory

26.

Big Data in Small Hands

66 Stanford Law Review Online 81 (2013)
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2017
Woodrow Hartzog and Evan Selinger
Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science and Rochester Institute of Technology - Department of Philosophy

Abstract:

privacy, big data, obscurity

27.

The New Price to Play: Are Passive Online Media Users Bound by Terms of Use?

15 Communication Law and Policy 405 (2010)
Posted: 16 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2017
Woodrow Hartzog
Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science

Abstract:

Contract, Terms of Use, Online Agreement

28.

The Privacy Box: A Software Proposal

14 First Monday (November 2009)
Posted: 04 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2017
Woodrow Hartzog
Northeastern University School of Law and College of Computer and Information Science

Abstract:

privacy, confidentiality, online communities, social network sites, cyberlaw, technology, disclosure