Eric Goldman was quoted in a front-page story in The New York Times, which also ran in MSN and 24 other outlets, about the privacy dangers of a new facial recognition technology being sold to the general public. He also was quoted in Chico Enterprise-Record, Los Angeles Daily News, The American, The Press Democrat, and four other sources about the California Consumer Privacy Act. He wrote about the topic in an editorial for The Hill, which was mentioned in AEI. He was quoted on KPLA about emoji law; in the Los Angeles Times about the privacy issues surrounding dating apps selling personal data. A story about Armslist by The Verge and and The Trace quoted him about how Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act was supposed to apply to the platform that facilitates buying and selling of guns.
Professor Goldman was also interviewed on KCBA and KTVU, and quoted by SF Gate, Triad Business Journal, and four other outlets, about rising concerns over the controversial AI company Clearview. He was also quoted in in VICE, Mashable, and four other outlets about the difficulty of identifying anonymous web users; in the Los Angeles Times, The Daily News, and 19 other outlets about the security company Ring harvesting data from its users; in KCBS, Los Angeles Times, MSN, and Techwire.net about advertisers’ requests to delay the Consumer Privacy Act; in MEL Magazine about state laws governing nude postings by underage users; and in Gizmodo about the confusing nature of Linsdey Graham’s proposed bill to stop certain encryption technologies. A paper Goldman wrote regarding emoji law was mentioned in WJAX-TV.