Professor Laura Moy is the Director of Georgetown Law’s Communications & Technology Law Clinic, where she and a team of staff attorneys and law students represent nonprofit organizations in a range of technology policy matters before federal agencies. She is also Associate Director of the Center on Privacy & Technology, a small think tank at the law school that conducts research and advocacy on issues at the intersection of technology and civil rights.

As a policy expert, Professor Moy has written, spoken, and advocated before agencies and Congress on consumer privacy, law enforcement surveillance, data security, device portability, copyright, and net neutrality. Her current research interests include how technology tools are used in the criminal legal system, and how consumer privacy protections may be leveraged to ensure private information is not used in ways that perpetuate and exacerbate discrimination and other societal ills.

Prior to coming to Georgetown, Professor Moy worked on technology policy issues at New America and Public Knowledge. She completed her B.A. at the University of Maryland, her J.D. at New York University School of Law, and her LL.M. at Georgetown.

Scholarship

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

Laura M. Moy, A Taxonomy of Police Technology’s Racial Inequity Problems, 2021 U. Ill. L. Rev. 139-192.
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Congressional Testimony

Examining Legislative Proposals to Protect Consumer Data Privacy: Hearing Before the S. Comm. on Commerce, Sci., & Transp., 116th Cong., Dec. 4, 2019 (Statement of Laura M. Moy) (CIS-No.: Pending).
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Protecting Customer Proprietary Network Information in the Internet Age: Hearing Before the Subcomm. on Commc’ns & Tech. of the H. Comm. on Energy & Commerce, 115th Cong, July 11, 2018 (Statement of Laura M. Moy) (CIS-No.: 2019-H361-192871).
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Consumer Data Privacy: Examining Lessons From the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and the California Consumer Privacy Act: Hearing Before the S. Comm. on Commerce, Sci., & Transp., 115th Cong., Oct. 10, 2018 (Statement of Laura M. Moy) (CIS-No.: Pending).
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Examining the Equifax Data Breach: Hearing Before the H. Comm. on Fin. Servs., 115th Cong., Oct. 25, 2017 (Statement of Laura M. Moy) (CIS-No.: 2018-H371-185962).