Major Chicago Conference: Contracting Over Privacy

The Journal of Legal Studies is holding a conference at the University of Chicago titled "Contracting Over Privacy" on October 16 & 17.  The conference features an all-star lineup. Here's the conference blurb:

Information privacy is rapidly emerging as one of the key areas of consumer protection in our era. This conference will examine the role of contract in policing information privacy. Are private contracts an efficient regulatory tool of data privacy? Should the law incorporate mandatory protections, not waivable by consumers? Can disclosures effectively inform consumers about firms’ data practices?

More information here.  (HT: ContractsProf Blog).

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