April 14, 2024

Co-Director cited in op-ed on privacy legislation

Tech Policy Press

In a recent op-ed in the Tech Policy Press, Joseph Jerome brought forward his perspective on the journey toward a national privacy standard.

The Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Tampa and Tech & Public Policy Visiting Fellow at Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy discussed how the American Privacy Rights Act (APRA) is an important proposal but “arrives in a legislative proposal that is trying to do too much in too fraught of a political environment.”

In his argument, Jerome references TPL Co-Director Ryan Calo’s paper “Distinguishing Privacy Law: A Critique of Privacy as Social Taxonomy,” saying Calo warns that overuse of the term privacy “risks its diffusion into a meaningless catchall.”

Read the whole article in Tech Policy Press here.