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Peter Swire Archives

Six New Media Challenges

book_alt2 icon Report Peter Swire details the legal and policy considerations for federal use of web 2.0 technology in this report, part of the White House 2.0 series.

By Peter Swire | Monday, June 1, 2009

CAP Comments on HHS Health Data Breach Guidelines

Strong technical standards should be built into proposed data breach guidelines for health care records as new health information technology is implemented.

By Peter Swire | Friday, May 22, 2009

Transparency Can Alleviate Systemic Risk

Peter Swire discusses how to reform financial system regulation with transparency in American Banker.

By Peter Swire | Friday, April 17, 2009

Smart Grid, Smart Broadband, Smart Infrastructure

book_alt2 icon Report Report from Peter Swire discusses how to meld federal stimulus programs to efficiently achieve a diverse set of closely related goals.

By Peter Swire | Wednesday, April 8, 2009

The FTC @ 100 and the Future of Consumer Protection

Peter Swire talks to the Federal Trade Commission about the future of consumer protection.

By Peter Swire | Thursday, October 30, 2008

No, You Can’t Search My Laptop

Peter Swire testifies to a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on why laptop searches of Americans returning from overseas is a violation of privacy.

By Peter Swire | Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Protecting Personal Information: Is the Federal Government Doing Enough?

Peter Swire testifies to the Senate Homeland Security Committee on how the government can best protect personal information.

By Peter Swire | Wednesday, June 18, 2008

The ID Divide

book_alt2 icon Report Report from Peter Swire and Cassandra Butts addresses the challenges of identification and authentication in American society.

By Peter Swire and Cassandra Q. Butts | Monday, June 2, 2008

No Cop on the Beat

Cybercrime has always been under-enforced, but Peter Swire offers a strategy for why and how we can strengthen our systems.

By Peter Swire | Friday, May 30, 2008

The ID Divide

The recent Supreme Court ruling requiring voter ID in Indiana threatens voter disenfranchisement and highlights the growing “ID divide” in American society, write Cassandra Butts and Peter Swire.

By Cassandra Q. Butts and Peter Swire | Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Online Behavioral Advertising: Technical Steps Needed to Ensure Consumer Control

Peter Swire and Annie Anton outline principles for protecting privacy in online advertising in FTC testimony.

By Peter Swire and Annie I. Antón | Thursday, April 10, 2008

What Happens to Your Information?

play_alt icon Video Why is privacy relevant to Internet company mergers? And what kinds of privacy solutions should merging companies consider?

By Peter Swire | Monday, February 11, 2008

Bush’s Budget Repeats Cybersecurity Mistakes

Bush proposal likely to require installing sensors on private company networks, a practice discarded in 1999 for good reason, writes Peter Swire.

By Peter Swire | Monday, February 4, 2008

Privacy Key to Yahoo Merger; Microsoft Bid Must Ensure Safeguards

Antitrust review of proposed $44.6 billion merger requires close examination of the privacy of search, argues Peter Swire.

By Peter Swire | Friday, February 1, 2008

Google and Privacy: Merger with DoubleClick Prompts New Privacy Guidelines

FTC issues new guidance for online advertising and privacy while permitting DoubleClick merger to go forward. Peter Swire applauds the privacy focus.

By Peter Swire | Thursday, December 20, 2007