Paul Ohm

Georgetown University Law Center — Professor, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Paul Ohm is a Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center and a faculty director for their Center on Privacy and Technology. He served as Director of the Privacy and IP/IT Initiative at Silicon Flatirons and as an Associate Professor of Law at Colorado Law until July 2015. He specializes in information privacy, computer crime law, intellectual property, and criminal procedure. In his work, Professor Ohm tries to build new interdisciplinary bridges between law and computer science. Much of his scholarship focuses on how evolving technology disrupts individual privacy. His article Broken Promises of Privacy: Responding to the Surprising Failure of Anonymization, 57 UCLA Law Review 1701, has sparked an international debate about the need to reshape dramatically the way we regulate privacy.

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