Chris Hoofnagle

Chris Hoofnagle

Chris Jay Hoofnagle is an American lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley who teaches information privacy law, computer crime law, regulation of online privacy, and internet law. Hoofnagle has made notable contributions to the privacy literature through a set of surveys that establish that most Americans prefer not to be targeted online for advertising and that, despite claims to the contrary, young people care about privacy and take actions to protect it. Wikipedia*

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Chris Hoofnagle has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2003 Forum.

Appearances by Title:c. May 1, 2003 - Present Deputy Counsel, Electronic Privacy Information Center Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • Misuse of Social Security Numbers

    Misuse of Social Security Numbers

    Witnesses testified about the use and misuse of social security numbers and proposed legislation to prevent identity theft.

  • Credit Transactions

    Credit Transactions

    Witnesses testified about reauthorization of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Among the issues they addressed were identity…

  • Deceptive Unsolicited Electronic Mail

    Deceptive Unsolicited Electronic Mail

    Panelists talked about deceptive practices employed by senders of unsolicited e-mail known as “Spam.” Among the topics they…

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