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Privacy Pretexts

Rory Van Loo, Boston University School of Law and Affiliated Fellow, Yale Law School Information Society Project

Data privacy’s ethos lies in protecting the individual from institutions. Increasingly, however, institutions are deploying privacy arguments in ways that harm individuals. Tech companies like Amazon, Meta (Facebook), and Alphabet (Google) wall off information from competitors in the name of privacy. Financial institutions under investigation justify withholding files from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau by…

Dec 2022