Woodrow Hartzog

Northeastern University School of Law and Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences

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 (31)

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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 5,463 (1,218)

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

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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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 3,247 (3,023)

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legal compliance, regulation, theory of law, legal harmonization

3.

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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 1,400 (12,408)

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

4.

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 Institute and Northeastern University School of Law and Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 1,101 (17,923)

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

5.

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 School of Law and Northeastern University School of Law and Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 1,022 (20,019)

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

6.

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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Information and Library Science (SILS)
Downloads 807 (28,267)

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privacy, obscurity, law

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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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 763 (30,508)

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

8.

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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 582 (43,884)

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9.

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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 573 (44,757)

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

10.

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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 572 (44,850)
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privacy, online communities, social media

11.

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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 545 (47,823)

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

12.

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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 473 (57,125)

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

13.

The Public Information Fallacy

98 Boston University Law Review, 2018, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 11 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2018
Woodrow Hartzog
Northeastern University School of Law and Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 443 (62,065)

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public, private, obscurity, trust, surveillance, Fourth Amendment, torts

14.

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 School of Law and Northeastern University School of Law and Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 433 (63,605)

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

15.

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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 352 (81,164)

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confidentiality, privacy, Internet, contracts, data, disclosure

16.

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 School of Law and Northeastern University School of Law and Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 323 (89,601)

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

17.

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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences and Rochester Institute of Technology - Department of Philosophy
Downloads 300 (97,187)

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privacy, security, internet of things, design, data

18.

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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Information and Library Science (SILS)
Downloads 286 (102,344)

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

19.

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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 268 (109,644)

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

20.

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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 233 (126,467)

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confidentiality, implied confidentiality, privacy, contract, Internet

21.

The Inadequate, Invaluable Fair Information Practices

76 Maryland Law Review 952 (2017), Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 301-2017
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2017
Woodrow Hartzog
Northeastern University School of Law and Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 229 (129,213)

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22.

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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 186 (156,568)

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privacy, security, confidentiality, Fourth Amendment

23.

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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences and Rochester Institute of Technology - Department of Philosophy
Downloads 168 (171,431)

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surveillance, privacy, obscurity, theory

24.

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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 146 (192,865)

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privacy, social media, data, fair information practice principles

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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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 75 (306,039)

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

26.

Body Cameras and the Path to Redeem Privacy Law

96 North Carolina Law Review 1257 (2018)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Nov 2018
Woodrow Hartzog
Northeastern University School of Law and Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 63 (336,342)

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Privacy, Technology, Data, Surveillance, Fourth Amendment

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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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 58 (350,269)

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

28.

The Case Against Idealising Control

4 European Data Protection Law Review 423 (2018)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 31 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2019
Woodrow Hartzog
Northeastern University School of Law and Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences
Downloads 34 (433,733)

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control, privacy, data protection, GDPR, ePrivacy, privacy by design

29.

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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences and Rochester Institute of Technology - Department of Philosophy

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privacy, big data, obscurity

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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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences

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Contract, Terms of Use, Online Agreement

31.

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 Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences

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