Perspectives on Privacy, Data Security and Tort Law
26 Pages Posted: 27 Jul 2017
Date Written: July 25, 2017
The continuing problems of data breaches, data misuse, and the consequent failure of current laws to adequately deal with these problems is widely acknowledged. In this article, I provide an overview of the regulatory enforcement and information disclosure strategies for addressing the problem before turning to the main theme of the paper: An assessment of the pathways available through tort remedies.
Keywords: data security, data breaches, torts, privacy
JEL Classification: K13
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