1. GENERAL PRIVACY LAW
Professor Solove’s LinkedIn Blog
Professor Solove blogs extensively about privacy and security issues.
Contains extensive posts by Daniel Solove and others about current privacy cases, statutes, and news articles covering a wide range of privacy law issues.
Privacy and Security Law Blog
Contains interesting posts about current privacy law issues.
Contains daily updates to law, technology, and privacy news.
Adam Shostack discusses privacy and information technology issues.
Pogo Was Right
Contains an extensive collection of links to each day’s privacy news articles.
Law professors William McGeveran, Derek Bambauer, and Tim Armstrong discuss information law issues.
Chronicle of Data Protection
Lawyers at Hogan Lovells, including Christopher Wolf, blog about the latest information privacy issues.
Privacy & Security Source
Lawyers at Foley & Lardner, including Andrew Serwin, blog about the latest information privacy issues.
Future of Privacy Forum Blog
Blog about privacy by the Future of Privacy Forum, a think tank exploring responsible business privacy practices.
2. CONSUMER PRIVACY
Consumer Blog (US-PIRG)
Ed Mierzwinski discusses data security, consumer privacy, financial privacy, and the credit reporting system.
A group of law professors discuss the credit system and bankruptcy issues.
Consumer Law & Policy Blog
A large group of law professors and other experts discuss consumer law issues.
Goldman’s Technology & Marketing Law Blog
Law professor Eric Goldman ( Marquette) on consumer privacy and electronic commerce issues.
The Red Tape Chronicles
Journalist Bob Sullivan’s discussion of consumer privacy and identity theft.
3. DATA SECURITY
Schneier on Security
Security expert Bruce Schneier discusses privacy and security issues.
4. NATIONAL SECURITY
National Security Advisors
Law professors Bobby Chesney, Steve Vladeck, and Tung Yin discuss national security law issues.
Political philosophy professor Seth Weinberger discuss national security issues.
Behind the Homefront
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press chronicles “news in homeland security and military operations affecting newsgathering, access to information and the public’s right to know.”
5. MEDICAL PRIVACY
Contains news and information about HIPAA and health privacy.
OTHER ONLINE RESOURCES
1. PRIVACY NEWS UPDATES
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
Contains extensive information about news and cases involving freedom of the press.
This newsletter is by the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Security & Privacy.
This newsletter is by data security security expert Bruce Schneier.
2. ACADEMIC RESOURCES
The Economics of Privacy
An extensive bibliography of economics scholarship about privacy maintained by Professor Alessandro Acquisti ( Carnegie Mellon School of Management).
3. TWITTER FEEDS
Below are the Twitter feeds of leading experts in the information privacy law field:
4. OTHER RESOURCES
A Chronology of Data Breaches
A chronological chart by the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse of data security breaches since 2005.
Law, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
An extensive collection of resources on national security issues.
Morrison & Foerster’s International Data Privacy Library
Provides links to privacy laws, regulations, reports, multilateral agreements, and government authorities for more than 90 countries around the world, including the United States.
GOVERNMENT REPORTS & MANUALS
Church Committee Reports (1975-1976)
HEW, Records, Computers, and the Rights of Citizens (1973) (Fair Information Practices)
DOJ’s Searching and Seizing Computers and Obtaining Electronic Evidence Manual (2002)
IDEAS FOR PAPER TOPICS
The best way to find paper topics is to read some of the blogs listed above, which often have postings on the latest news relating to information privacy law issues.
Also recommended: EPIC’s privacy topic list