Comm. Law, cyberlaw, media law

[commlaw] 5/31 Privacy vs. Commercial Interests

Required Reading:

  • Lawrence Lessig, Code 2.0, ch.11 (If you haven’t finished it yet.)
  • Lothar Determann, Social Media Privacy: A Dozen Myths and Facts, 2012 Stan. Tech. L. Rev. 7. (If you didn’t read it last week.)
  • If you have finished both of them, read something below.

Important Cases:

  • Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, ___ U.S. ___, 136 S.Ct. 1540 (decided May 16, 2016).
  • In re DoubleClick Inc. Privacy Litigation, 154 F.Supp.2d 497 (S.D.N.Y., 2001).

Additional Reading:


  • What is “big data”? If “big data” collects only anonymous data, does it still pose any threat to our privacy? (敏瑄)