July 16, 2013

Adam Thierer: Silver Bullet Solutions Don't Work in Privacy

Adam Thierer

Senior Research Fellow

There are no simple, silver-bullet solutions to complex problems such as online safety, security, and privacy, argues Adam Thierer in the International Association of Privacy Professional's "Navigate" conference. Instead, only a “layered” approach incorporating many different solutions–education, media literacy, digital citizenship, evolving society norms, self-regulation, and targeted enforcement of existing legal standards–can really help us solve these problems.