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"Why Tech Companies and the NSA Diverge of Snowden," Washington Post, Jan. 31, 2014.

"Engineers and Lawyers in Privacy Protection: Can We All Just Get Along," IAPP Privacy Perpectives, Jan. 13, 2014 (with Annie Antón).

"Protecting Citizens, and Their Privacy," New York Times, Dec. 10, 2013 (with other members of the Review Group).

"Why the New Senator Markey May Be the Most Influential Privacy Congressman in History," IAPP Privacy Perspectives, June 26, 2013.

"Telephone Records and PRISM - the First Job for the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board," IAPP Privacy Perspectives, June 7, 2013.

"Going Dark vs. Going Secure - New CDT Experts Report on CALEA II," IAPP Privacy Perspectives, May 16, 2013.

"How to Prevent the 'Do Not Track' Arms Race," Wired, Apr. 24, 2013.

"Alan Westin's Legacy of Privacy and Freedom," IAPP Privacy Perspectives, March 7, 2013.

Moving Too Fast on Cybersecurity,”, Apr. 20, 2012.

The Importance of a Homeowner Bill of Rights: New Mortgage Finance Rules are Good for Lenders, Borrowers, and Investors,” Center for American Progress, Feb. 17, 2012 (with Jordan Eizenga).

‘Going Dark’ vs. ‘A Golden Age for Surveillance,’” Center for Democracy and Technology, Nov. 28, 2011 (with Kenesa Ahmad).

"Ask the Expert: Peter Swire Answers Questions from Facebook Users on Internet Privacy," Center for American Progress, April 25, 2011.

"How the Patriot Act affected privacy," The Privacy Advisor, IAPP, September, 2011.

"The Need for Consumer Protection Laws for Homeowners" Center for American Progress, Aug. 8, 2011.

"Avoding Voicemail Hacking in the US,", Jul. 26, 2011 (with Christopher Soghoian).

"Why Privacy Legislation is Hot Now,", Jun. 23, 2011.

"Delivering ERISA Disclosure for Defined Contribution Plans" June, 2011 (with Kenesa Ahmad).

What the Fair Credit Reporting Act Should Teach Us About Mortgage Servicing, Center for American Progress, Feb. 28, 2011.

“Getting Online Privacy Policy Right,” Center for American Progress, Jan. 28, 2011.

Homeowners are Consumers, Too, Center for American Progress, Dec. 23, 2010.

Stopping Foreclosures Amid Mortgage Modifications,” Center for American Progress, Nov. 19, 2010.

Bankers Should Take Personal Responsibility for the Mortgage Mess,” Center for American Progress, Oct. 11, 2010.

It’s Not the Campaign Any More: How the White House is Using Web 2.0 Technology So Far,” Center for American Progress, June 1, 2009.

Six New Media Challenges: Legal and Policy Considerations for Federal Use of Web 2.0 Technology,” June 1, 2009.

How to Buy Free Software: Procuring Web 2.0 Technology for the Federal Government,
June 1, 2009.

Smart Grid, Smart Broadband, Smart Infrastructure,” Center for American Progress, April 8, 2009.

"The FTC @ 100 and the Future of Consumer Protection," Center for American Progress, October 30, 2008.

"Tech Policy and the Financial Crisis," TPMCafe, October 21, 2008.

"McCain’s Privacy Paper Gets His Own Record Wrong," The Wonk Room, August 15, 2008.

The ID Divide,” Center for American Progress, May 6, 2008 (with Cassandra Q. Butts).

Bush’s Budget Repeats Cybersecurity Mistakes,” Center for American Progress, Feb. 4, 2008.

Privacy Key to Yahoo Merger; Microsoft Bid Must Ensure Safeguards,” Center for American Progress, February 1, 2008.

Google and Privacy: Merger with DoubleClick Prompts New Privacy Guidelines,” Center for American Progress, Dec. 20, 2007.

We Are the Web,” Center for American Progress, Dec. 18, 2007.

“Transparency in Jeopardy,” (Review of Alisdair McIntyre, Blacked Out: Government Secrecy in the Information Age), Issues in Science & Technology, Winter, 2007.

Funding the FTC,” Center for American Progress, Feb. 26, 2007.

"Why There Are No Privacy Problems Raised by the Ohio Fair Minimum Wage Amendment," available at Swire website, October 10, 2006.

"The Internet and the Future of Consumer Protection," Center for American Progress, July 24,2006.

"Is Data Retention Secure?", Federal Computer Week, June 12, 2006.

"Disclosing Records Clearly Illegal," Cincinnati Enquirer, May 21, 2006.

"Research Report: Application of IBM Anonymous Resolution to the Health Care Sector," IBM Entity Analytic Solutions, February, 2006.

Immutable Audit Logs – Accountability for Non-Transparent Systems,” Markle Foundation Task Force on National Security (2005) (with Jeff Jonas).

Justice Department Opinion Undermines Protection of Medical Privacy,” Center for American Progress, June, 2005.

Testimony Before the House Judiciary Committee, on Section 218 of the Patriot Act, April, 2005.

Testimony Before the House Judiciary Committee, on Sections 209 & 217 of the Patriot Act, April, 2005.

Section 215 of the Patriot Act,”, April, 2005.

The New Federal Privacy Officials,” Privacy & Information L. Rept., Mar. 2005, at 8.

The Wrong Civil Liberties Board,” Center for American Progress guest editorial, Sept. 2004.

Has Technology Outstripped Telephone Legal Protections?”, Privacy Journal, June, 2004, at 3.

Don’t Delete Internet Privacy”, Detroit Free Press, Aug. 26, 2003.

Protecting Privacy from the ‘New Spam’”, Boston Globe, July 27, 2003, at E11.

“Enforcement of the HIPAA Privacy Rule: The Past Is Our Guide”, Privacy & Information Law Reporter, June, 2003, at 1 (with Brian Busey).

The Online/Offline Question”, in “Considering Consumer Privacy: A Resource for Policymakers and Practitioners” (Center for Democracy and Technology 2003).

Eisenach & Swire, “Ensuring Privacy’s Post-Attack Survival,”, Sept.11, 2002.

New Procedures Under HIPAA for Disclosure of Protected Health Information in Judicial and Administrative Proceedings,” Privacy & Information Law Reporter, Sept., 2002, at 1 (with Brian Busey and Sean Ruff).

Speaking Out About Wiretaps,” Wash. Post, Aug. 30, 2002, at A23 (with John Podesta).

"If Surveillance Expands, Safeguard Civil Liberties," Atlanta Journal Constitution, October 21, 2001.

"Administration Wiretap Proposal Hits the Right Issues But Goes Too Far," Brookings Terrorism Project Website, October 3, 2001.

"Cato Privacy Paper Not Persuasive," available at Swire website, August 10, 2001 (critiquing Tom Bell, "Internet Privacy and Self-Regulation: Lessons from the Porn Wars").

"New Study Substantially Overstates Costs of Internet Privacy Protections," available at Swireweb site, May 9, 2001 (critiquing Robert Hahn, "As Assessment of the Costs of Online Privacy Protection").

"Peter Swire on Privacy, Pay Phones, and Strong Crypto," Electronic Banking Law and Commerce Report, April, 2001, p. 1 (interview on financial privacy).

"Privacy is Peter Swire's Domain: Behind the Scenes He's President's Go-to Guy," by Elizabeth Weise, USA Today, June 7, 2000, Life Section, p. 1 (press profile).

Comments submitted to the U.S. Department of Commerce on the proposed safe harbor for transborder data flows, December, 1998.

"The Great Wall of Europe," CIO Magazine, Feb. 15, 1998, at 26.

"Invasion of the Space Alien Movies," Ohio State Hearsay, Sept. 1997.

"The Consumer Credit Reporting Reform Act and the Future of Electronic Commerce Law," Electronic Banking Law & Commerce Rep., Nov./Dec. 1996.

"Bank on Streamlined Regulation," Wall St. J., Nov. 21, 1994, at A16.

"Jonah, the Bible, and Environmental Values," Va. L. Weekly, Sept. 23, 1994, at 1.

"Lifting CRA's Threat to Mergers," American Banker, Jan. 5, 1993, at 4.

"Good Old Days Disappear in Banking Regulation," Va. L. Rept., Summer, 1991, at 21.

Eizenstat & Swire, "Try Efforts That Are Neutral of Race, Too," Los Angeles Times, Feb. 14, 1989.

"Tropical Chic", The New Republic, Jan. 30, 1989.

Lazarus & Swire, "Reactionary Activism", The New Republic, Feb. 22, 1988.




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