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Professor William McGeveran, an expert in privacy and data protection law, appeared at the international Computers, Privacy, and Data Protection conference in Brussels on a panel …

Professor William McGeveran, an expert in data privacy, commented in a column by David Lazarus in the Los Angeles Times about new legislative proposals to create a national registry of data brokers. “Having a list of…

Dow Jones MarketWatch interviewed Prof. William McGeveran, an expert on data privacy, about the law’s struggle to define the monetary value of individual personal data and the harm caused when it is mishandled. As he summarized the…

The online news site Vox quoted Professor William McGeveran and linked to his scholarly work on “selfmarks”—trademarks protecting personal identity, especially for celebrities. The article focused on the self-promotion…

Prof. William McGeveran, an expert in privacy law, was quoted in a Star Tribune article reporting a litigation settlement between the Minneapolis Police Department and the federal government about the MPD’s use of…

Professor William McGeveran, an expert in trademark law, was quoted in a Star Tribune article explaining some trademark law fundamentals. The story concerned efforts by a local policitian to register a trademark for “…

Professor William McGeveran, an expert on privacy law, was featured in a story on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered about location-based advertising that targets patients as they sit in health care facilities.…

The public radio program Marketplace interviewed Professor William McGeveran, a privacy law expert who has written about Facebook’s practices, to discuss the platform’s new privacy settings in the wake of the Cambridge…

Professor William McGeveran, a privacy expert who has written about Facebook, helped answer the “Good Question” on WCCO-TV’s newscast: “Does Deleting Facebook Protect Your Privacy?” (His answer was: only a little.)

Professor William McGeveran, an expert in data privacy regulation, commented in Wired about an action brought by the Pennsylvania Attorney General seeking over $13 million in penalties against Uber for failure to notify…

Professor William McGeveran spoke on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition program about the $17 million settlement of a privacy lawsuit against Aetna. The company sent letters to HIV-positive members in envelopes…

The Star Tribune quoted Professor William McGeveran concerning a settlement in trademark litigation between Minnesota-based insurer HealthPartners and the national warehouse chain Sam’s Club. McGeveran explained that…