Facebook Is Laughing All the Way to the Bank as Americans Shrug Off Privacy Concerns


Joel Reidenberg, founding academic director of Fordham CLIP, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article where he discusses state laws needed to address technology-related privacy concerns.

Tech companies have been pushing for a weaker federal law that would preempt the California statute and guarantee a long leash in use of customer data. Facebook’s strong earnings — and the fact that its scandalously bad behavior seems not to be of concern to users — may work in the companies’ favor.

“I think business interests will be very aggressive in preempting stronger state laws,” said Joel Reidenberg, a law professor at Fordham University who focuses on information technology and privacy matters.

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