Declan McCullagh has his own roundup of a few of the privacy-related cases before the Supreme Court this term. In addition to the Antoine Jones GPS case which has garnered so much media attention, Declan also reminds us of another case to watch:
Another case the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear, FAA v. Cooper, asks whether mental and emotional injuries qualify as “damages” under the Privacy Act. A pilot named Stanmore Cooper disclosed his HIV-positive status to the Social Security Administration, which shared it with the Federal Aviation Administration, an act that Cooper says caused him “mental anguish” and violated the Privacy Act.
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