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Fred H. Cate

Faculty bibliography for Fred H. Cate

Editorials & Commentaries

Fred H. Cate

Vice President for Research, Indiana University; Distinguished Professor and C. Ben Dutton Professor of Law; Senior Fellow, Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research


From the Desk: What IU Is Doing to Grow Its External Research FundingNEWS AT IU (Aug. 28, 2019).

If the Legislature Had Been Serious About Data Privacy... (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 9 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 75 (2019).

Introducing the Global Data Privacy Prize (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 9 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 1 (2019).

Blockchain versus Data Protection (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 8 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 103 (2018).

Expanding the Artificial Intelligence-Data Protection Debate, (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 8 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 289 (2018).

The Loss of a Legend Can Help Save Indiana Boys and GirlsINSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS WITH GERRY DICK, (Feb. 1, 2018).

An Unstoppable Force and an Immoveable Object? EU Data Protection Law and National Security (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 8 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 1 (2018).

Data Protection and Humanitarian Emergencies (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 7 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 147 (2017).

The GDPR as a Chance to Break Down Borders (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 7 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 231 (2017).

Machine Learning with Personal Data: Is Data Protection Law Smart Enough to Meet the Challenge? (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 7 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 1 (2017).

The Rise of Cybersecurity and Its Impact on Data Protection (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 7 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 73 (2017).

The Global Data Protection Implications of "Brexit" (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 6 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 167 (2016).

The Language of Data Privacy Law (and How It Differs from Reality) (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 6 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 259 (2016).

Legal Protections Should Not Depend on the Medium: Response to Big Issues in Technology: Must Law Enforcement Get a Warrant to Obtain Stored Emails?, WALL STREET JOURNAL (May 23, 2016).

A Time of Turmoil... (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 6 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 1 (2016).

Alan Westin and Privacy and Freedom (Foreword) in Westin, Alan F., PRIVACY AND FREEDOM. New York: Ig Publishing, 1967, 2015 reprint.

The Data Protection Credibility Crisis (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 5 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 161 (2015).

Internet Balkanization Gathers Pace: Is Privacy the Real Driver? (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 5 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 1 (2015).

Risk Management in Data Protection (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 5 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 95 (2015).

The (Data Privacy) Law Hasn't Even Checked in When Technology Takes Off (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 4 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 175 (2014).

Personal Privacy Is Eroding as Consent Policies of Google and Facebook Evoke "Fantasy World"THE CONVERSATION (Dec. 15, 2014).

Systematic Government Access to Private-Sector Data Redux (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 4 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 1 (2014).

Taking Stock After Four Years (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 4 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 87 (2014).

When Two Worlds Collide: The Interface Between Competition Law and Data Protection (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 4 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 247 (2014).

The Business of Privacy (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 3 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 65 (2013).

The Extraterritoriality of Data Privacy Laws--An Explosive Issue Yet to Detonate (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 3 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 147 (2013).

Face-to-Data--Another Developing Privacy Threat?  (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 3 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 1 (2013).

PRISM and Privacy: Will This Change Everything?  (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 3 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 217 (2013).

Should the Feds Regulate Cybersecurity? (with Andrew A. Proia), (NEWARK) STAR LEDGER, (June 26, 2013).

The Challenge of "Big Data" for Data Protection (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 2 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 47 (2012). 

The End of the Beginning (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 2 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 115 (2012). 

The Intricacies of Independence (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 2 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 1 (2012). 

The Supreme Court and Information Privacy (with Beth E. Cate), 2 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 255 (2012). 

Systematic Government Access to Private-Sector Data (with J. X. Dempsey and I. S. Rubinstein), 2 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 195 (2012). 

Editorial (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 1 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 1 (2011). 

Let's Not Kill All the Privacy Laws (and Lawyers) (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 1 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 209 (2011). 

Moving Forward Together (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 1 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 81 (2011). 

Privacy -- an Elusive Concept (with C. Kuner, et. al.), 1 INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAW 141 (2011).

Five Ways to Protect Teens from "Sextortion"INDIANAPOLIS STAR (Aug. 29, 2010).

Playing Charades with TerroristsWASHINGTON TIMES (Feb. 3, 2010).

Judith Krug's Legacy Was Freedom of Inquiry, HERALD TIMES (Bloomington, IN) (Apr. 19, 2009).

Plane-Side TSA Searches Aren't Worth the TroubleUSA TODAY (Apr. 8, 2009).

Domestic Surveillance and the Decline of Legal OversightJURIST (Oct. 30, 2007).

European Court of Human Rights Expands Privacy Protections: Copland v. United Kingdom, AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW INSIGHTS, August 6, 2007.

Identity Theft ScareWASHINGTON POST (Oct. 14, 2006).

Identity Theft--What the Numbers Tell Us and What You Can Do About It, 68 INDIANA ALUMNI MAGAZINE 48 (2006).

Information Security Breaches and the Threat to Consumers, 60 CONSUMER FINANCE LAW QUARTERLY REPORT 344 (2006).

NH Gets an Overdose of Unintended Consequences, UNION LEADER (Manchester, NH) (Aug. 2, 2006).

The Privacy and Security Policy Vacuum in Higher Education, 41 EDUCAUSE REVIEW 18 (Sept./Oct. 2006).

Another Notice Isn't AnswerUSA TODAY (Feb. 28, 2005).

Information Security Breaches and the Threat to Consumers, 10 ELECTRONIC BANKING LAW AND COMMERCE REPORT 2 (Oct. 2005)

What Can Terri Schiavo and Sidney Greenspan Teach Us? (with Newton N. Minow), CHICAGO TRIBUNE (May 29, 2005).

Canadians’ Concerns Over the U.S. Patriot Act May Not Take Into Account Broader Context, 8 TRUSTE ADVOCATE (October 2004).

Our Civil Liberties Make Nation's Defense WorthwhileJOURNAL-GAZETTE (Ft. Wayne, IN) (Dec. 23, 2004).

Pentagon Technology and Privacy Committee Final Report Proposes Sweeping Changes to Current Law, 4 PRIVACY AND INFORMATION LAW REPORT 1 (May 2004).

The Commodification of Information and the Control of Expression, 3 PRIVACY AND INFORMATION LAW REPORT 11 (March 2003).

Diversity Demonstrated by Tolerance, HERALD TIMES (Bloomington, IN) (Oct. 4, 2003).

A Proposal for a Global Privacy Protection Framework (with Margaret P. Eisenhauer and Christopher Kuner), CONSUMER PROTECTION UPDATE 18 (Summer 2003).

The Commodification of Information and the Control of Expression, 43 AMICUS CURIAE 3 (2002).

The Big Idea, BOSTON GLOBE (Sept. 2, 2001).

The Current Privacy Debate, 1 PRIVACY AND INFORMATION LAW REPORT 1 (April 2001).

Opt-In Debate Moves Center Stage, 1 PRIVACY AND INFORMATION LAW REPORT 17 (September 2000).

Let Privacy Legislation Serve as "Gap-Filler", DM NEWS (Sept. 14, 1998).

In Defense of Cybersex, INDIANA ALUMNI MAGAZINE 64 (May/June 1996).

Justice for Jurors Too (with Newton N. Minow), 88 CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR (Oct. 8, 1996).

Juries Can Handle the Truth (with Newton N. Minow), 87 CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR (Feb. 6, 1995).

The Best Jury Is Not an Ignorant Jury (with Newton N. Minow), WASHINGTON POST (Sept. 11, 1994), at C7.

Communication When It's Needed Most, MONDAY DEVELOPMENTS (Jan. 31, 1994), at 7.

Court Quiz Shows: Grilling Jurors by Questionnaire (with Newton N. Minow), WALL STREET JOURNAL (Oct. 12, 1994), at A14. Reprinted in LOS ANGELES DAILY JOURNAL, Oct. 20, 1994, at 6; SAN FRANCISCO DAILY JOURNAL, Oct. 20, 1994.

What the Jury Doesn't Know...Could Hurt You (with Newton N. Minow), 26 WASHINGTON MONTHLY 18 (Sept. 1994).

Bring Juries into the 20th Century (with Newton N. Minow), CHICAGO TRIBUNE (Oct. 15, 1993), at 21.

In Favor of Free Speech in a Vast Wasteland, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE (Oct. 27, 1993), at A21.

Television ViolenceLOS ANGELES TIMES (Aug. 4, 1993), at B6.

Health Care Decision Making in Indiana and Beyond, BILL OF PARTICULARS 5 (Fall 1992).

The Search for Justice: Is Impartiality Really Possible? (with Newton N. Minow), 120 USA TODAY MAGAZINE 58 (January 1992).

The Gift of a Lifetime, 75 VANDERBILT MAGAZINE 15 (Spring 1991).

Health Care Decision-Making and Organ Donation, 5 THE BRIDGE 1 (No. 4, 1991).

Jury Selection Skews Justice, ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS (Dec. 8, 1991), at 129.

Time for a National Health Plan, JOURNAL OF COMMERCE  (Aug. 28, 1991), at A8.

Censorship as a Political ToolCHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR (May 21, 1990), at 18.

Censorship as a Political Tool: A Bad Rap for 2 Live Crew, ATLANTA CONSTITUTION (June 13, 1990), at A13.

Elected Officials Get Nasty about Rap, Art and the Flag, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE (June 14, 1990), at A33.

A Failure to Communicate (with Newton N. Minow), JOURNAL OF COMMERCE  (Dec. 7, 1990), at A8.

The Lessons of Sidney Greenspan (with Newton N. Minow), CHICAGO TRIBUNE (Oct. 17, 1990), at D17.

Must Ignorance Be a Virtue in Our Search for Justice? (with Newton N. Minow), LOS ANGELES TIMES (Jan. 25, 1990), at B7.

Why Transplants Don’t Happen (with Joel L. Swerdlow), THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY 99 (Oct.1990).