July 3 Friday

Virtual Cyber Policy Talk: Sonic Privacy

  • Friday, July 3, 2020 at 12:00PM - 1:00PM
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This study considers the collection of sonic – sound-related – data and proposes a theory of sonic privacy for data collection. At its foundation, this theory of sonic privacy examines the right of individuals related to their sonic emissions and distinguishes between sounds heard by other individuals and those collected through technological machinations. The next section examines the prior literature and background, providing the foundational thinking on privacy related to sound. Following this, this article turns to the wealth of sound focused privacy cases and legislation, specifically in the areas of surreptitious recording.

Jasmine McNealy is an attorney and Associate Professor at the University of Florida, where she teaches courses on regulation. She researches media, technology, and law with an emphasis on privacy, surveillance and data governance. She is also the Associate Director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at UF, and a Faculty Associate at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.

For the Zoom link, please contact Heather Branch [heather.branch@yale.edu]


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