Francine Vachon is an associate professor of information systems at the Goodman School of Business, Brock University, Canada.

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The Prevention and Mitigation of Breaches of Personal Information Databases: A Theoretical Framework

Data breaches are an unfortunate by-product of our modern information-intensive society. This paper examines how economic theories can be applied to assign liability and provide appropriate remedies to victims.

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Published online: January 9, 2015

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