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Perspectives on Privacy, Data Security and Tort Law

26 Pages Posted: 27 Jul 2017  

Robert L. Rabin

Stanford Law School

Date Written: July 25, 2017

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Rabin, Robert L., Perspectives on Privacy, Data Security and Tort Law (July 25, 2017). DePaul Law Review, Vol. 66, 2017; Stanford Public Law Working Paper. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3008921

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