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  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Competition Policy and Antitrust
  • Innovation and Economic Growth
  • Intellectual Property
  • Interoperability
  • Networks, the Internet, and Cloud Computing
  • Privacy and Security

TAP Highlights

Countering the Bias Developers Bring to Their Projects

“We can reinforce the lesson that every single one of us has an affirmative moral duty to remedy the discriminatory product design that benefits some privileged users at the price of ignoring countless others.” - Evan Selinger, Rochester Institute of Technology, and his colleague, Albert Fox Cahn

User-Generated Content Online – Is It Doomed?

In Santa Clara University law professor Eric Goldman’s recap of 2019’s Internet law issues, he says: “I put user-generated content (and any competitive dynamism among Internet services) on the endangered watch list.”

When Is the Capture of Personal Data an Antitrust Issue?

“The exploitation of personal data certainly creates value; however this is entirely, or overwhelmingly, captured by the entities (e.g. digital platforms) harvesting this data, which may benefit from a … monopoly (market) power.” – from a new paper by Professors Nicholas Economides and Ioannis Lianos

TAP Readers’ Picks

Artificial intelligence and automation, the largest COPPA penalty, Facebook and Google, Trump’s 5G plan, and emojis were among the topics in the most read TAP blogs from this past year

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Evan Selinger: Cybersecurity Workers Need to Learn From Those They’re Trying to Protect

Posted on January 23, 2020
Professor Evan Selinger, Rochester Institute of Technology, and his colleague devised a semester-long program intended to challenge the biases and presumptions developers bring to their professional projects.

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