Privacy in Europe

The EU is apparently thinking of adopting common and highly restrictive privacy standards which would make use of information by firms much more difficult and would require, for example, that…

Privacy Again

Today’s Wall Street Journal has a long article-debate on privacy.  The strongest pro-privacy is Christopher Soghoian of the Open Society Institute.  He confuses commercial privacy with government privacy: “The dirty…

Amazon and Internet Commerce

Stewart Baker at the Volokh Conspiracy has a very interesting post on the new Amazon browser.  He thinks it might revolutionize doing business on the Web, with a tremendous increase in security.  This increase in security will…