What Is the Value of Personal Information? Quantifying the Harm Caused by Data Privacy Breaches
Plaintiffs in consumer data privacy class action lawsuits may demand money damages for the loss of the value of their personal information. But how much money is that personal information really worth? And what was lost? In this episode, hosts Alicia Downey and Aaron Yeater talk to economist Mike Kheyfets of Edgeworth Economics about these and other questions to which there are no simple answers, whether from an economic or legal perspective. Listen to this episode to learn about approaches to valuing personal information in data privacy lawsuits. Click here or listen below to the full podcast.