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What Happens When Technology Advances and the Law Does Not?


August 26, 2013

Baseball fans in the Detroit area have been actively debating whether slugger Prince Fielder’s recent struggles at the plate are fueled by his divorce from his wife. However, columnist Mitch Albom noted, this is the kind of personal privacy invasion that only became truly possible in the Internet age. This latest installment of Privacy Perspectives from Jedidiah Bracy, CIPP/US, CIPP/EU, looks at the disappearance of practical obscurity and why it is that public privacy policy has not kept up with technological advancements.
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