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Note: This bibliography changes the order of authors so that Georgetown authors are listed first.

Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • Paul Ohm, Desirable Inefficiency: Wresting Tech Policy from the Grip of the Invisible Hand, in Life and the Law in the Era of Data-Driven Agency (Mireille Hildebrandt & Kieron O'Hara eds., forthcoming).   
  • Paul Ohm, Regulating at Scale, 3 Geo. L. Tech. Rev. (forthcoming).   
  • Paul Ohm & Jonathan Frankle, Proof of Work: Learning from Computer Scientific Approaches to Desirable Inefficiency, 70 Fla. L. Rev. (forthcoming).   
  • Paul Ohm, The Silver Lining to Internet Balkanization, UCLA L. Rev. Discourse (forthcoming).   

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Paul Ohm, The Investigative Dynamics of the Use of Malware by Law Enforcement, 26 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 303-335 (2017).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • Paul Ohm & David Lehr, Playing with the Data: What Legal Scholars Should Learn About Machine Learning, 51 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 653-717 (2017).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • Paul Ohm & Blake Reid, Regulating Software When Everything Has Software, 84 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1672-1702 (2016).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • Paul Ohm, We Couldn’t Kill the Internet If We Tried, 130 Harv. L. Rev. F. 79-85 (2016).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • Paul Ohm, Sensitive Information, 88 S. Cal. L. Rev. 1125-1196 (2015).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [WWW]
  • Paul Ohm, The Life of Riley (v. California), 48 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 133-142 (2015).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Paul Ohm, Response, The Underwhelming Benefits of Big Data, 161 U. Pa. L. Rev. PENNumbra 339-346 (2013).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Paul Ohm, Branding Privacy, 97 Minn. L. Rev. 907-989 (2013).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Paul Ohm, Electronic Surveillance Law and the Intra-Agency Separation of Powers, 47 U.S.F. L. Rev. 269-290 (2012).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Paul Ohm, The Fourth Amendment in a World Without Privacy, 81 Miss. L.J. 1309-1355 (2012).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Paul Ohm, Response, Massive Hard Drives, General Warrants, and the Power of Magistrate Judges, 97 Va. L. Rev. In Brief 1-12 (2011).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Paul Ohm, Breaking Felten’s Third Law: How Not to Fix the Internet, 87 Denv. U. L. Rev. Online 50-54 (2010).    [WWW]
  • Paul Ohm, Broken Promises of Privacy: Responding to the Surprising Failure of Anonymization, 57 UCLA L. Rev. 1701-1777 (2010).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Paul Ohm & James Grimmelmann, Dr. Generative or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the iPhone, 69 Md. L. Rev. 910-953 (2010) (reviewing Jonathan Zittrain, The Future of the Internet--And How to Stop It (2008)).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Paul Ohm, Probably Probable Cause: The Diminishing Importance of Justification Standards, 94 Minn. L. Rev. 1514-1560 (2010).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Paul Ohm, The Argument Against Technology-Neutral Surveillance Laws, 88 Tex. L. Rev. 1685-1713 (2010).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Paul Ohm, Computer Programming and the Law: A New Research Agenda, 54 Vill. L. Rev. 117-154 (2009).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Paul Ohm, The Rise and Fall of Invasive ISP Surveillance, 2009 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1417-1496.    [HEIN] [W]
  • Paul Ohm, Good Enough Privacy, 2008 U. Chi. Legal F. 1-63.    [HEIN] [W]
  • Paul Ohm, The Myth of the Superuser: Fear, Risk, and Harm Online, 41 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 1327-1402 (2008).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Paul Ohm, The Olmsteadian Seizure Clause: The Fourth Amendment and the Seizure of Intangible Property, 2008 Stan. Tech. L. Rev. 2-59.    [HEIN] [W]
  • Paul Ohm, Douglas C. Sicker & Shannon Gunaji, The Analog Hole and the Price of Music: An Empirical Study, 5 J. on Telecomm. & High Tech. L. 573-587 (2007).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Paul Ohm, The Fourth Amendment Right to Delete, 119 Harv. L. Rev. F. 10-18 (2005).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Paul Ohm, Parallel-Effect Statutes and E-Mail "Warrants": Reframing the Internet Surveillance Debate, 72 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1599-1617 (2004).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Paul Ohm, On Regulating the Internet: Usenet, A Case Study, 46 UCLA L. Rev. 1941-1987 (1999).    [HEIN] [W]

Book Chapters and Collected Works

  • Paul Ohm, The Surveillance Regulation Toolkit: Thinking Beyond Probable Cause, in The Cambridge Handbook of Surveillance Law 491-508 (David Gray & Stephen E. Henderson eds., New York: Cambridge University Press 2017).    [BOOK]
  • Paul Ohm, The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act: Structure, Controversy, and Proposals for Reform, in Cyber Insecurity: Navigating the Perils of the Next Information Age 123-136 (Richard M. Harrison & Dr. Trey Herr eds., Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield 2016).    [BOOK]
  • Paul Ohm & Scott Peppet, What if Everything Reveals Everything?, in Big Data Is Not a Monolith 45-60 (Cassidy R. Sugimoto, Hamid R. Ekbia & Michael Mattioli eds., Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press 2016).   
  • Paul Ohm, Changing the Rules: General Principles for Data Use and Analysis, in Privacy, Big Data, and the Public Good: Frameworks for Engagement 96-111 (Julia Lane, Victoria Stodden, Stefan Bender & Helen Nissenbaum eds., New York: Cambridge University Press 2014).    [BOOK]

U.S. Supreme Court Briefs

  • Brief of Amici Curiae Information Privacy Law Scholars in Support of Respondent, Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, No. 13-1339 (U.S. Sept. 4, 2015).   

Congressional Testimony

  • Protecting Privacy, Promoting Policy: Evidence-Based Policymaking and the Future of Education: Hearing Before the H. Comm. on Educ. & the Workforce, 115th Cong., Jan. 30, 2018 (Statement of Paul Ohm) (CIS No.: Pending).    [WWW]
  • FCC Overreach: Examining the Proposed Privacy Rules: Hearing Before the Subcomm. on Commc'n & Tech. of the H. Comm. on Energy & Commerce, 114th Cong., June 14, 2016 (Statement of Paul Ohm) (CIS No.: Pending).    [WWW]
  • How Will the FCC Proposed Privacy Regulations Affect Consumers and Competition?: Hearing Before the S. Comm. on Commerce, Sci., & Transp., 114th Cong., July 12, 2016 (Statement of Paul Ohm) (CIS No.: Pending).    [WWW]

Selected Contributions to Other Publications

  • Paul Ohm, Inspecting Big Data's Warheads, JOTWELL, June 20, 2017 (reviewing Cathy O'Neill, Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy (2016)).    [HEIN] [WWW]
  • Paul Ohm, Free for the Taking (or Why Libertarians Are Wrong About Markets for Privacy), JOTWELL, May 26, 2014 (reviewing Katherine J. Strandburg, Free Fall: The Online Market's Consumer Preference Disconnect (NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-62, 2013) and Chris Jay Hoofnagle & Jan Whittington, Free: Accounting for the Internet's Most Popular Price, 61 UCLA L. Rev. 606 (2014)).    [WWW]
  • Paul Ohm, Should Sniffing Wi-Fi Be Illegal?, IEEE Sec. & Privacy, Jan./Feb. 2014, at 73-76.   
  • Paul Ohm, The Care and Feeding of Sticky Defaults in Information Privacy Law, JOTWELL, May 20, 2013 (reviewing Lauren Willis, When Nudges Fail: Slippery Defaults, 80 U. Chi. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2013)).    [WWW]
  • Paul Ohm, Cybersecurity Through Information Theory, JOTWELL, May 19, 2011 (reviewing Derek E. Bambauer, Conundrum, 96 Minn. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2012)).    [WWW]
  • Paul Ohm, I Always Feel Like Somebody’s Watching Me, JOTWELL, Apr. 29, 2010 (reviewing M. Ryan Calo, People Can Be So Fake: A New Dimension to Privacy and Technology Scholarship, 114 Penn. St. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2010)).    [WWW]
  • Paul Ohm, When Network Neutrality Met Privacy, Comm. ACM, Apr. 2010, at 30-32.    [WWW]

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