The article discusses the challenges to the protection of private personal information in the age of rapid technological changes and advances with a particular focus on the explosion of Identity Theft Crime (IDC). The paper highlights the compartmentalized and imbalanced roles that the free market and law enforcement (LE) play in response to this emerging threat to privacy, the implications of this dynamic, and recommendations for improving the societal risk management of Identity Crime.
Erin Kenneally & Jon Stanley, Beyond Whiffle-Ball Bats: Addressing Identity Crime in an Information Economy, 26 J. Marshall J. Computer & Info. L. 47 (2008)