PLSC 2022 Conference Schedule

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Thursday, June 2, 2022
9:00 — 9:15 AMWelcome
9:15 — 9:30 AMLogistics
9:30 — 10:45 AMDay One, Session One
VIRTUAL: Using Information Privacy Standards to Build Governance Markets by Pam Dixon & Jane Winn. Discussion by Julie Cohen.
VIRTUAL: Digital Surveillance of BLM Protesters by Lelia Hampton. Discussion by Arpitha Desai.
How Information Privacy is Propertized by Stav Zeitouni. Discussion by Paul Ohm.
How Confidentiality Concerns Shape Cybersecurity Investigations by Daniel Schwarcz, Josephine Wolff, & Daniel Woods. Discussion by Jayshree Sarathy.
Appropriation of Data-Driven Digital Persona by Zahra Takhshid. Discussion by Felix Wu.
The Cost of Fairness in A.I. for Criminal Justice: Not a Big Deal by Ignacio Cofone & Warut Khern-Am-Nai. Discussion by Orin Kerr.
Imperfect and Uneven Bargaining: Privacy’s Contract Problem by Sebastian Benthall & Aniket Kesari. Discussion by Jody Blanke.
Privacy’s Commodification and the Limits of Antitrust by Jeffrey Vagle. Discussion by Siona Listokin.
Against Engagement by Neil Richards & Woodrow Hartzog. Discussion by Kate Weisburd.
Speaking Back to Sexual-Privacy Invasions by Brenda Dvoskin. Discussion by Audra Jamai White.
10:45 11:15 AMBreak
11:15 — 12:30 PMDay One, Session Two
VIRTUAL: Covering Prying Eyes with an Invisible Hand: Antitrust Law, the New Brandeis Movement, and Privacy by Matthew Sipe. Discussion by Gianclaudio Malgieri.
VIRTUAL: Online Public Health Misinformation, and How to Tame It by Ira Rubinstein & Tomer Kenneth. Discussion by Daniel Schwarcz.
The Limitations of Privacy Rights by Daniel Solove. Discussion by Yan Fang.
The Civic Transformation of Data Privacy Implementation in Europe by Inbar Mizarhi Borohovich, Abraham Newman, & Ido Sivan-Sevilla. Discussion by Peter Winn.
Privacy Qui Tam by Peter Ormerod. Discussion by Roger Ford.
Paid Political Messaging in Immersive Reality Environments by Scott Bloomberg. Discussion by Jasmine McNealy.
Explanations and Meaningful Information: At the Interface Between Technical Capabilities and Legal Frameworks by Suzanne Vergnolle & Dylan Bourgeois. Discussion by Rob Lalka.
An Evidence-Based Lens on Privacy Values: Evolving Fourth Amendment Standards and Biometric Technologies by Christopher Yoo & Arnav Jagasia. Discussion by Albert Fox Cahn.
The Character of Consent by Meg Jones. Discussion by Alexis Shore.
Reversing the Risks: Proposing Privacy Protections for Communications Metadata and Telemetry Information by Susan Landau & Patricia Vargas-Leon. Discussion by Sunoo Park.
12:30 2:00 PMLunch
2:00 — 3:15 PMDay One, Session Three
VIRTUAL: Using Special Category Data to Prevent Discrimination: Does the GDPR Need a New Exception? by Marvin van Bekkum & Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius. Discussion by Aaron Massey.
The Case for Establishing a Collective Perspective for to Address the Harms of Platform Personalization by Ayelet Gordon-Tapiero, Alexandra Wood & Katrina Ligett. Discussion by Rebecca Wexler.
Privacy for Sale by Christopher Bradley. Discussion by Katherine Strandburg.
Can the Right of Publicity Rein in Facial Recognition? by Jason Schultz. Discussion by Jessica Silbey.
Privacy Standing by Ignacio Cofone. Discussion by Dennis Hirsch.
The Infrastructural Nature of Statistical Imaginaries: Unpacking the Controversy Over Differential Privacy in the 2020 US Census by danah boyd & Jayshree Sarathy. Discussion by Catherine Crump.
Public Purpose Regulation of Digital Platform Markets: Integrating Antitrust and Utility Regulation by Elettra Bietti. Discussion by James Rule.
Social Expungement by Itay Ravid. Discussion by Jules Polonetsky.
VIRTUAL: Regulatory Spillovers: The Case of GDPR by Florencia Marotta-Wurgler. Commentary by Alessandra Calvi.
The Managerialization of Search Law and Procedure for Internet Evidence by Yan Fang. Discussion by Jim Graves.
3:15 — 3:45 PMBreak
3:45 — 5:00 PMDay One, Session Four
VIRTUAL: Life, Liberty, And Data Privacy: The Global Cloud And The Criminally Accused by Rebecca Wexler. Discussion by Michael Froomkin.
VIRTUAL: A Principled Decision-Making Approach to Smart Tech Governance in Cities by Brett Frischmann & Madelyn Rose Sanfilippo. Discussion by Ella Corren.
Between Privacy and Utility by Jeremy Seeman & Daniel Susser. Discussion by Evan Selinger.
Platforms, Privacy, and Power: How Sexual Privacy Measures Impact Intimate Expression by Danielle Keats Citron, Jon Penney, & Alexis Shore. Discussion by Brenda Dvoskin.
The Death of the Legal Subject: How Predictive Algorithms Are (Re)constructing Legal Subjectivity by Katrina Geddes. Discussion by Itay Ravid.
The Failure of Rectification Rights by Hideyuki Matsumi. Discussion by Jocelyn Aqua.
Reining in Tenant Screening: A Legal Roadmap by Tinuola Dada, Natasha Duarte and Victoria Copeland. Discussion by Scott Skinner-Thompson.
How Efficiency Fails: Procedural Attention to Automated Decision Feedback by Anne Washington. Discussion by Laura Moy.
Administering Social Data: Lessons for Social Media from Medical Data by Christopher Morten, Gabriel Nicholas, & Salome Viljoen. Discussion by Ari Ezra Waldman.
Data Privacy, Human Rights, and Algorithmic Opacity by Sylvia Lu. Discussion by Andrew Selbst.
6:00 — 7:30 PMWelcome Reception, hosted by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue,
Boston, MA, 02115
Friday, June 3, 2022
9:15 9:30 AMIntroductions
9:30 — 10:45 AMDay Two, Session One
VIRTUAL: Big Mistake(s) by Tal Zarsky & Samuel Becher. Commentary by Karen Levy.
Dataset Accountability by Mehtab Khan & Alex Hanna. Commentary by Luiza Jarovsky.
Data Protection Impact Assessment in the European Union: A Feminist Reflection by Alessandra Calvi. Commentary by Margot Kaminski.
Data Protection Doesn’t Work: Oversight Failure in Data Processing Figurations by Jennifer Cobbe & Jatinder Singh. Discussion by Peter Swire.
VIRTUAL: Community, Coordination, and Privacy in Public by Richard Warner & Robert Sloan. Commentary by Jordan Wallace-Wolf.
Doughnut Privacy by Julie Cohen. Commentary by Alicia Solow-Niederman.
Beyond War Games: Deduction, Interference, and Access-Based Computing Attacks by Kendra Albert, Ram Shankar, & Sunoo Park. Commentary by Aileen Nielsen.
Define Dark Patterns Through FTC Common Law by Daniel Jellins. Commentary by Andy Sellars.
The Right to be an Exception in Data-Driven Decision-Making by Sarah Cen & Manish Raghavan. Discussion by Edward McNicholas.
Privacy Nicks: How the Law Normalizes Surveillance by Woodrow Hartzog, Evan Selinger, & Johanna Gunawan. Discussion by Scott Mulligan.
10:45 — 11:15 AMBreak
11:15 — 12:30 PMDay Two, Session Two
VIRTUAL: Data Benefit-Sharing: The International Governance of Cross-Border Data Flows from a Social Justice Perspective by Svetlana Yakovleva. Discussion by Tal Zarsky.
Bridging Notions of Bias from Tech, Law, & Ethics by Elizabeth Edenberg & Alexandra Wood. Discussion by Aloni Cohen.
Fourth Amendment Notice in the Cloud by Jesse Lieberfeld. Discussion by Brett Frischmann.
Police Secrecy Exceptionalism by Christina Koningisor. Discussion by Christopher Slobogin.
Interoperable Obscurity by Thomas Kadri. Discussion by Anne Klinefelter.
Holes in the Umbrella: A Critique of Privacy as Taxonomy by Maria Angel & Ryan Calo. Discussion by Rebecca Green.
Architectures of choice, or architectures of control? Dark Patterns and Algorithmic Manipulation  by Jennifer King, Caitlin Cary Burke, and Eli MacKinnon. Discussion by Steve Bellovin.
Legacy Switches: A Proposal to Protect Privacy, Security, Competition, and the Environment from the Internet of Things by Paul Ohm & Nathaniel Kim. Discussion by Suzanne Wetzel.
VIRTUAL: GDPRxiv: Tracking GDPR Enforcement in the Wild by Supreeth Shastri & Chen Sun. Discussion by Bill McGeveran.
Unfair Artificial Intelligence: How FTC Intervention Can Overcome the Limitations of Discrimination Law by Andrew Selbst & Solon Barocas. Discussion by Maria Brincker.
12:30 2:00 PMLunch
2:00 — 3:15 PMDay Two, Session Three
VIRTUAL: Variations in Re-identification Risks of Mobility Trace Data in Different Urban Areas and Population Segments by Feiyang Sun & Jan Whittington. Discussion by Susan Landau.
VIRTUAL: The Carpenter Test as a Transformation of Fourth Amendment Law by Matthew Tokson. Discussion by Andrew Ferguson.
Assessment Integrity: Distance Learning, Consumer Privacy and Student Privacy in Ed-Tech by Madiha Choksi, Yan Shvartzshanider, & Madelyn Rose Sanfilippo. Discussion by Jill Bronfman.
Usable EU-Compliant Cookie Consent Banners: Is it possible? by Cristiana Santos, Nataliia Bielova & Colin Gray. Discussion by Joris van Hoboken.
Unjust Enrichment: “Standing” Up for Data Privacy Rights by Bernard Chao. Discussion by Jay Stanley.
Privacy’s Social Dimensions by Neil Richards. Discussion by Zahra Takhshid.
Federalism and the Automated State by Alicia Solow-Niederman & David Freeman Engstrom. Discussion by Ryan Calo.
The Right to Privacy in Islamic Context and the Digital Age: The Case of Gulf States by Bashar Malkawi. Discussion by Arpitha Desai.
Integrating Differential Privacy and Contextual Integrity by Rachel Cummings & Sebastian Benthall. Discussion by David Rudolph.
Humans in the Loop by Margot Kaminski, Rebecca Crootof, & Nicholson Price. Discussion by Claudia Haupt.
3:15 3:45 PMBreak
3:45 — 5:00 PMDay Two, Session Four
VIRTUAL: Taking Emergence Seriously in Law and Technology Regulation by Samson Esayas. Discussion by David Sella-Villa.
From Transparency to Justification: Toward Ex Ante Accountability for AI by Frank Pasquale & Gianclaudio Malgieri. Discussion by Kendra Albert.
VIRTUAL: Van Gogh Interrupted: AR/VR Technology, Privacy, and Accessibility Rights by Brittan Heller. Discussion by David Spatt.
“Public” Wrongdoing and the Limits of the Right to Privacy by Jelena Gligorijevic. Discussion by Keith Clayton.
Governing Mentalities in Technology Policy: Permissionless Innovation vs. The Precautionary Principle by Gilad Rosner & Vian Bakir. Discussion by Pauline Kim.
When Privacy Becomes Perpetual: How Temporality Influences Users’ Initial and Adjusted Self-Disclosure on Social Networking Sites by Zhuoran Jiang. Discussion by Madiha Choksi.
E-Differential Privacy, and a Two Step by Nathan Reitinger, Amol Deshpande, & Michelle Mazurek. Discussion by Rachel Cummings.
VIRTUAL: What is Privacy—to Antitrust Law? by Erika Douglas. Discussion by Kirsten Martin.
Recording Race in Public Education by Fanna Gamal. Commentary by Anne Washington.
The Consent Burden: Between Privacy and Consumer Protection by Ella Corren. Discussion by Woodrow Hartzog.