Corpus ID: 39696404

Competition, Consumer Protection, and the Right (Approach) to Privacy

  title={Competition, Consumer Protection, and the Right (Approach) to Privacy},
  author={Maureen K. Ohlhausen and Alexander Okuliar},
Many people view Samuel Warren and Louis Brandeis’s 1890 work, The Right to Privacy, as the starting point for the consumer privacy laws in the United States. Warren and Brandeis’s concerns about the ability of technology to invade the private sphere continue to resonate today, 125 years later. The technology encroaching on privacy now is, of course, the Internet – or, to be more precise, the technologies that permit the tracking and aggregation of individual consumers’ online behavior and that… Expand
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