Ben Sperry on a Federal Privacy Law

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ICLE Senior Scholar Ben Sperry was quoted by ISMS Online about the prospects for passage of a federal privacy law. You can read the full piece here.

Ben Sperry, senior scholar of innovation policy at the International Center for Law & Economics, worries about a particular data type in the sensitive data category: online activities collected over time and across third party websites.

“This is generally how targeted advertising works,” he tells, adding that curtailing the ability to target ads will affect business models for online platforms and the content creators that use them.