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 (48)

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 3,531 (4,300)
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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 2,957 (5,841)

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The System of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Law

72 George Washington Law Review 1306 (2004), Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 18, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 2015-18
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 06 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 26 May 2017
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 2,787 (6,441)

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Why the Right to Data Portability Likely Reduces Consumer Welfare: Antitrust and Privacy Critique

72 Maryland Law Review 335 (2013), Ohio State Public Law Working Paper 204
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 2,209 (9,274)
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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), Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 175
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2017
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 1,889 (12,021)

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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, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 157
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 1,695 (14,292)
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encryption, privacy, cybersecurity, China, India

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Social Networks, Privacy, and Freedom of Association: Data Empowerment vs. Data Protection

90 North Carolina Law Review 1371, 2012, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper 165, 2011 TPRC Conference
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2018
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 1,213 (23,673)
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social network, privacy, freedom of association, free speech

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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 1,137 (25,992)
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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), Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 49
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2017
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 933 (34,487)

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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 787 (43,026)
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Privacy, security, confidentiality

Efficient Confidentiality for Privacy, Security, and Confidential Business Information

Posted: 26 May 2003
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business

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Privacy, security, confidentiality

11.

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 671 (53,918)

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Privacy and Information Sharing in the War on Terrorism

51 Villanova Law Review 101 (2006), Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 63, Center for Interdisciplinary Law and Policy Studies Working Paper Series No. 41
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 May 2006 Last Revised: 26 May 2017
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 656 (55,526)

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intelligence, homeland security, FISA

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The Portability and Other Required Transfers Impact Assessment: Assessing Competition, Privacy, Cybersecurity, and Other Considerations

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 3689171
Number of pages: 124 Posted: 30 Sep 2020
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 634 (57,997)

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Portability, Privacy, Cyber-security, GDPR, CCPA

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State Wiretaps and Electronic Surveillance after September 11

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 634 (57,997)
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wiretaps, surveillance, criminal procedure

15.

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 596 (62,713)

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Security and Privacy after September 11: The Health Care Example

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 566 (66,930)
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Trustwrap: The Importance of Legal Rules to Electronic Commerce and Internet Privacy

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Sep 2003
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 531 (72,576)
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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 524 (73,714)
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E-commerce, cybercrime, commons

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The Effects of Data Localization on Cybersecurity

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 4030905
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Feb 2022
Peter Swire and DeBrae Kennedy-Mayo
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 489 (80,218)

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cybersecurity, privacy, data localization, GDPR

20.

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: 16 Sep 2020
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 445 (89,730)
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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), Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. WP 38
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 09 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2017
Peter Swire, Justin Hemmings and Justin Hemmings
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Alston & Bird LLPGeorgia Tech Scheller College of Business
Downloads 413 (97,873)
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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, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 3469808
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2020
Alston & Bird LLPGeorgia Tech Scheller College of Business, Ikigai Law and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 361 (114,083)

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Cloud Act

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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. Senior Fellow Cross Border Data Forum & Future of Privacy Forum, 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.
Downloads 355 (116,183)

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Cyber Security, Privacy, Data Protection, Transatlantic Relations, Internet

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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, Justin Hemmings and Justin Hemmings
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Alston & Bird LLPGeorgia Tech Scheller College of Business
Downloads 339 (122,296)
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The Surprising Virtues of the New Financial Privacy Law

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Jan 2003
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 322 (129,208)
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financial services, banking regulation, privacy, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, financial privacy

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

34 Wisconsin International Law Journal 323 (2017), Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 2017-54
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2017
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Alston & Bird LLPGeorgia Tech Scheller College of Business and Swiss Institute of Comparative Law
Downloads 263 (159,785)
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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 258 (162,260)
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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 229 (182,074)

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privacy; data protection; fundamental rights

29.

Peeping

24 Berkeley Journal of Law & Technology 1164, 2009, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 177
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
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Privacy, Peeping, Cyberspace, Technology, Sociology, Mythology, Behavioral Advertising, Browsing, Obama, Celebrities

30.

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), Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 2017-53
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2020
Peter Swire and DeBrae Kennedy-Mayo
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 187 (219,318)

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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
Downloads 184 (222,428)

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GDPR, Lawful Basis, Article 48

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Consumers as Producers

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 May 2008
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 184 (222,428)

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

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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 175 (232,116)
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data protection, privacy, surveillance, FISA, GDPR

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

Wisconsin Law Review, Forthcoming, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 179
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 175 (232,116)
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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 174 (233,287)
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Jones, GPS tracking, location tracking, surveillance, standardless discretion

36.

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 167 (241,482)

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After Schrems II: A Proposal to Meet the Individual Redress Challenge

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 3680148
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
Kenneth Propp and Peter Swire
Georgetown University Law Center and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 164 (245,179)

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Schrems; privacy; GDPR; cross-border data; redress; Privacy Shield; jurisdiction

38.

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: 16 Sep 2020
Peter Swire
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 159 (251,650)

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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 148 (266,831)
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privacy, security

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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 147 (268,296)

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CLOUD Act

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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 108 (336,804)

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consumer, housing, fair credit, mortgage

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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, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 18-11
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 104 (345,378)
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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
Downloads 100 (354,423)

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privacy, commerce

44.

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 73 (427,641)

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ERISA, consumer, notices

45.

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 60 (472,928)

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

46.

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 47 (526,541)
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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 40 (560,147)

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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