In The News Jan 25

Posted: Fri, 01/25/2013 - 18:03

Professor Alyssa A. DiRusso

Professor DiRusso has been elected to the executive board of the Trusts & Estates Section of the American Association of Law Schools. The appointment involves a four-year leadership role. She will hold the following roles: 2013 newsletter editor, 2014 treasurer, 2015 program chair, and 2016 section chair.

Professor Woodrow N. Hartzog

Professor Woodrow Hartzog was quoted at length for his theory of obscurity as privacy in the Jan. 16 Los Angeles Times blog, “With Facebook search, users may lose their sense of obscurity.” Professor Hartzog said, “Obscurity is something which we value, but we often don’t know that we value it until it’s gone.” To access this blog go to http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-with-facebook-search-facebook-users-will-lose-their-obscurity-20130116,0,7731265.story.

Professor Woodrow Hartzog’s article, “Obscurity: A Better Way to Think About Your Data Than ‘Privacy,” (coauthored with Evan Selinger) appeared in The Atlantic on Jan. 17.  To access this article go to http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/01/obscurity-a-better-way-to-think-about-your-data-than-privacy/267283/.