Paul Ohm is a Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. In his research, service, and teaching, Professor Ohm builds bridges between computer science and law, utilizing his training and experience as a lawyer, policymaker, computer programmer, and network systems admininstrator. His research focuses on information privacy, computer crime law, surveillance, technology and the law, and artificial intelligence and the law. Professor Ohm has published landmark articles about the failure of anonymization, the Fourth Amendment and new technology, and broadband privacy. His work has defined fields of scholarly inquiry and influenced policymakers around the world.[Full bio] Recent Publications
- Governance Seams, 36 Harvard Journal of Law and Technology ___ (forthcoming 2023) (with Brett Frischmann).
- Legacy Switches: A Proposal to Protect Privacy, Security, and the Environment from the Internet of Things, 84 Ohio State Law Journal ___ (forthcoming 2023) (with Nate Kim).
- The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act After Van Buren, 5 American Constitution Society Supreme Court Review 181 (2021).
- Illusory Conflicts: Post-Employment Clearance Procedures and the FTC’s Technological Expertise, 35 Berkeley Technology Law Journal 793 (2020) (with Lindsey Barnett, Laura Moy, Ashkan Soltani).
- The Many Revolutions of Carpenter, 32 Harvard Journal of Law and Technology 357 (2019).
- Throttling Machine Learning, in Life and the Law in the Era of Data-Driven Agency (Mireille Hildebrandt and Kieran O’Hara eds.) (2019).
- Desirable Inefficiency, 32 Florida Law Review 357 (2018) (with Jonathan Frankle).