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Online Profiling
Employees Privacy on the Net
Governmental Collection of Data - Part I
Governmental Collection of Data - Part II
Cryptography and other Self-Help Mechanisms

Professor Jeffrey Rosen

Professor Rosen teaches constitutional law, criminal procedure, and the law of privacy. He is also the legal affairs editor of The New Republic and author of The Unwanted Gaze: The Destruction of Privacy in America, which the New York Times called "the definitive text to privacy perils in the digital age." He is a graduate of Harvard College, summa cum laude; Balliol College, Oxford, where he was a Marshall Scholar; and Yale Law School. After clerking for Chief Judge Abner J. Mikva of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, he joined the Law School faculty in 1997. Professor Rosen is a frequent contributor to the New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, and National Public Radio.  

Jeffrey Rosen's speech at the Harvard Law School Forum on April 12, 2002 is available here. RealPlayer is required.


Works by Jeffrey Rosen on Privacy:

1. The Eroded Self- Why Internet Privacy Matters

2. A Watchful State: A Cautionary Tale for a New Age of Surveillance

3. His book The Unwanted Gaze: The Destruction of Privacy in America,

a. Announcement from the publisher:
b. Excerpts from the book:
c. NYT Review by Judge Alex Kozinski:
d. Review by Paul Barrett Washington Monthly Review:






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