Research Projects

Violations California Online Privacy Protection Act

Deirdre Mulligan1 and Adam Miller2

State & Federal

The California Department of Justice!, Office of the Attorney General is looking for externs interested in violations of the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) and other state and federal privacy laws such as HIPAA as data breach. In particular externs will work on violations for websites, mobile devices and apps operators, to determine whether personally identifiable information (PII) is being collected or sent "over the wire," and whether the actual behavior concerning PII is consistent with the operators' disclosed privacy policies.

1School of Information
2Deputy Attorney General