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"Comparing Rights to Access Personal Information Under Writs of Habeas Data and FOIA Requests"

Privacy, Cybersecurity & Digital Rights Committee Quarterly Newsletter
By: Alexander J. Suarez
11/01/17

Alex Suarez’s article, “Comparing Rights to Access Personal Information Under Writs of Habeas Data and FOIA Requests,” appeared in the Fall 2017 issue of the ABA Section of International Law’s Privacy, Cybersecurity & Digital Rights Committee Quarterly Newsletter.  In the article, Mr. Suarez outlines the differences between the extraordinary writ of habeas data, a right which is offered to citizens in several Latin American countries, and the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), a right which is offered to citizens in the United States. Both mechanisms provide citizens with the ability to access the information their respective governments have on them.

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