Peter Swire

Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business

Elizabeth & Tommy Holder Chair of Law and Ethics

800 West Peachtree St.

Atlanta, GA 30308

United States

Georgia Tech Institute for Information Security & Privacy

Associate Director for Policy

Atlanta, GA 30332

United States

Cross-Border Data Forum

Research Director

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (45)

1.

Markets, Self-Regulation, and Government Enforcement in the Protection of Personal Information, in Privacy and Self-Regulation in the Information Age by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Department of Commerce
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Aug 1997 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2017
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 2,857 (4,448)
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A Model for When Disclosure Helps Security: What Is Different About Computer and Network Security?

3 Journal on Telecommunications and High Technology Law 163 (2004)
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2017
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 2,853 (4,459)
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The System of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Law

72 George Washington Law Review 1306 (2004)
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 06 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 26 May 2017
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
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Why the Right to Data Portability Likely Reduces Consumer Welfare: Antitrust and Privacy Critique

72 Maryland Law Review 335 (2013)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Peter Swire and Yianni Lagos
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 1,837 (9,340)
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data portability, privacy, data protection, antitrust, software, intellectual property, interoperability, fundamental rights, human rights

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From Real-Time Intercepts to Stored Records: Why Encryption Drives the Government to Seek Access to the Cloud

2 International Data Privacy Law 200 (2012)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2017
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 1,831 (9,381)

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encryption, privacy, lawful access, cloud computing, wiretaps

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Encryption and Globalization

Columbia Science and Technology Law Review, Vol. 23, 2012
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 17 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Peter Swire and Kenesa Ahmad
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,526 (12,527)
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encryption, privacy, cybersecurity, China, India

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Of Elephants, Mice, and Privacy: International Choice of Law and the Internet

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Sep 1998
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 1,121 (20,125)
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Social Networks, Privacy, and Freedom of Association: Data Empowerment vs. Data Protection

90 North Carolina Law Review 1371, 2012
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2018
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 1,102 (20,651)
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social network, privacy, freedom of association, free speech

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A Theory of Disclosure for Security and Competitive Reasons: Open Source, Proprietary Software, and Government Agencies

42 Houston Law Review 101 (2006)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2017
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 877 (28,786)

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computer security, trade secrets, Open Source, software

Efficient Confidentiality for Privacy, Security, and Confidential Business Information

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 26 May 2003
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 764 (34,316)
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Privacy, security, confidentiality

Efficient Confidentiality for Privacy, Security, and Confidential Business Information

Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Forthcoming
Posted: 26 May 2003
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business

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Privacy, security, confidentiality

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Katz is Dead. Long Live Katz.

Michigan Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Feb 2004 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2017
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 645 (43,828)

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Privacy and Information Sharing in the War on Terrorism

51 Villanova Law Review 101 (2006)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 May 2006 Last Revised: 26 May 2017
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 638 (44,497)

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intelligence, homeland security, FISA

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State Wiretaps and Electronic Surveillance after September 11

Hastings Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Sep 2003
Charles H. Kennedy and Peter Swire
Morrison & Foerster, LLP and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 622 (46,011)
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wiretaps, surveillance, criminal procedure

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Financial Privacy and the Theory of High-Tech Government Surveillance

77 Washington University Law Review 461 (1998)
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Oct 1998 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2017
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 569 (51,586)
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Security and Privacy after September 11: The Health Care Example

Minnesota Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jan 2003
Peter Swire and Lauren Steinfeld
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 545 (54,442)
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Trustwrap: The Importance of Legal Rules to Electronic Commerce and Internet Privacy

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 54, April 2003
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Sep 2003
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 514 (58,643)
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No Cop on the Beat: Underenforcement in E-Commerce and Cybercrime

7 Journal of Telecommunications and High Technology Law 107 (2009)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 May 2008 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2017
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 504 (60,112)
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E-commerce, cybercrime, commons

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US Surveillance Law, Safe Harbor, and Reforms Since 2013

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. #36
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2016
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 364 (88,770)
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Mutual Legal Assistance in an Era of Globalized Communications: The Analogy to the Visa Waiver Program

71 NYU Annual Survey of American Law 687 (2017)
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 09 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2017
Peter Swire and Justin Hemmings
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business
Downloads 352 (92,256)
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The Surprising Virtues of the New Financial Privacy Law

Minnesota Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Jan 2003
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 300 (110,067)
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financial services, banking regulation, privacy, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, financial privacy

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Stakeholders in Reform of the Global System for Mutual Legal Assistance

Chapter in Bulk Collection: Systematic Government Access to Private-Sector Data (Fred H. Cate and James X. Dempsey ed.) (Oxford University Press 2017).
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2017
Peter Swire and Justin Hemmings
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business
Downloads 259 (128,589)
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The Uses and Limits of Financial Cryptography: A Law Professor's Perspective

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Aug 1997
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 243 (137,068)
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Building Common Approaches for Cybersecurity and Privacy in a Globalized World

Number of pages: 152 Posted: 24 Jan 2020
NYU Center for Cybersecurity (CCS), Humboldt University of Berlin, RAND Corporation, University of Passau, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Law, George Washington University School of Law, University Grenoble-Alpes, CESICE, France, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Columbia University, School for International and Public Affairs, Stiftung Neue Verantwortung, Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Boston University - Department of Computer Science and Cisco Systems, Inc.
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Cyber Security, Privacy, Data Protection, Transatlantic Relations, Internet

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A Mutual Legal Assistance Case Study: The United States and France

34 Wisconsin International Law Journal 323 (2017)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2017
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 211 (157,012)
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Peter Hustinx and Three Clichés About E.U.-U.S. Data Privacy

Data Protection Anno 2014: How to Restore Trust? Contributions in honour of Peter Hustinx, European Data Protection Supervisor (2004-2014), ISBN 978-1‐78068‐213‐6
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2017
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 204 (162,076)

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privacy; data protection; fundamental rights

26.

Peeping

24 Berkeley Journal of Law & Technology 1164, 2009
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 193 (170,584)

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Privacy, Peeping, Cyberspace, Technology, Sociology, Mythology, Behavioral Advertising, Browsing, Obama, Celebrities

27.

Consumers as Producers

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 May 2008
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 169 (191,852)

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cyberlaw, consumer protection, employment law, privacy, cyberspace, spam, advertising, campaign finance

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Finding the Best of the Imperfect Alternatives for Privacy, Health IT, and Cybersecurity

Wisconsin Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 165 (195,801)
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privacy, medical privacy, health IT, cybersecurity, internet privacy, comparative institutional analysis, administrative law

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How to Address Standardless Discretion after Jones

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 177
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Erin Murphy and Peter Swire
New York University School of Law and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 161 (199,939)
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Jones, GPS tracking, location tracking, surveillance, standardless discretion

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How Both the EU and the U.S. Are ‘Stricter’ Than Each Other for the Privacy of Government Requests for Information

66 Emory Law Journal 617 (2016)
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2017
Peter Swire and DeBrae Kennedy-Mayo
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 147 (215,715)

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Introductory Essay for '2004 Privacy Law Year in Review'

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 48
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Nov 2005
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 145 (218,174)
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privacy, security

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Defining the Scope of 'Possession, Custody, or Control' for Privacy Issues and the Cloud Act

Journal of National Security Law and Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2020
Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business, Ikigai Law and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 119 (254,209)

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Cloud Act

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Privacy and Security A Pedagogic Cybersecurity Framework

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 18-42
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 01 Nov 2018
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 117 (257,400)

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The Second Wave of Global Privacy Protection: Symposium Introduction

74 Ohio State Law Journal 841, 2013
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2017
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 115 (260,557)

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What the Fair Credit Reporting Act Should Teach Us About Mortgage Servicing

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 160
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Nov 2011
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 100 (287,104)

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consumer, housing, fair credit, mortgage

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Why the Federal Government Should Have a Privacy Policy Office

10 Journal of Telecomm & High Technology Law 41 (2012)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2017
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
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privacy, commerce

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The Data Protection Commissioner and Facebook Ireland Limited and Maximillian Schrems, Affidavit of Peter Swire

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 18-2
Number of pages: 356 Posted: 17 Jan 2018
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 96 (294,822)
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data protection, privacy, surveillance, FISA, GDPR

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Privacy and Cybersecurity Lessons at the Intersection of the Internet of Things and Police Body-Worn Cameras

North Carolina Law Review, Vol, 96, 2018
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Apr 2018
Peter Swire and Jesse Woo
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Kyoto University - Graduate School of Law
Downloads 82 (325,322)
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Delivering ERISA Disclosure for Defined Contribution Plans: Why the Time Has Come to Prefer Electronic Delivery

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 159
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Peter Swire and Kenesa Ahmad
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 66 (367,407)

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ERISA, consumer, notices

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When Does GDPR Act as a Blocking Statute: The Relevance of a Lawful Basis for Transfer

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 3473187
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Oct 2019
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
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GDPR, Lawful Basis, Article 48

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the U.S. Cloud Act

Cross Boarder Data Forum (CBDF), 2019
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Oct 2019
Peter Swire and Jennifer C. Daskal
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 55 (405,424)

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CLOUD Act

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Copyright & Privacy - Through the Privacy Lens

4 John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law 273 (2005)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Julie E. Cohen, David E. Sorkin and Peter Swire
Georgetown University Law Center, The John Marshall Law School and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 43 (446,156)

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Privacy, First Amendment, Surveillance, Intellectual Property, Internet Law

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Bank Insolvency Law Now that It Matters Again

42 Duke Law Journal 469 (1992)
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 20 Jun 2017
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 39 (462,841)
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What Base Text to Use for the Do Not Track Compliance Specification, with Explanatory Memorandum

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Jul 2013
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 35 (480,469)

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privacy, standards, online advertising

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Equality of Opportunity and Investment in Creditworthiness

143 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1533 (1995)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Aug 2017
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
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Community Reinvestment Act, Brooke Overby