George Washington University Law School Professors Arturo Carrillo and Dawn Nunziato submitted a Comment to the FCC urging the Commission to adopt strong net neutrality rules so as not to violate the United States' international human rights and trade obligations.
Harvard Business School professor Josh Lerner shares insights from his work with Professor Jean Tirole of Toulouse University on the economics of knowledge sharing and knowledge sharing organizations.
While social media frequently enriches our lives, it also enables incivil behavior such as the threats of violence against others. Should we interpret a social media threat the same as a threat of physical violence communicated to a potential victim’s face?
In their article for New Republic, Professors Eric Posner and Glen Weyl propose a controversial solution for global income inequality: follow the lead of Persian Gulf countries who have "open immigration laws that are coupled, paradoxically, with caste systems.”
The FTC at 100, a George Washington Law Review symposium, examined the Agency’s challenges and successes in the areas of administrative law, competition law, and consumer protection and privacy law.
Computer Science Professor Ed Felten shares his testimony on “Defining Privacy” from the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.
Professor Helen Nissembaum and co-author Solon Barocas have examined two types of procedural privacy protections and found them “ineffective against the novel threats to privacy posed by big data.”
A group of us at Data & Society decided to examine various different emergent disruptions that affect the future of work. Thanks to tremendous support from the Open Society Foundations, we’ve produced five working papers that help frame various issues at play. We’re happy to share them with you today.
At this year’s Conference on Antitrust Economics and Competition Policy, hosted by Northwestern’s Searle Center, renowned scholars, policy makers, and industry leaders discussed topics such as exclusive deals, vertical integration, antitrust and healthcare, and innovation. Keynote speaker Carl Shapiro discussed software patents and innovation.
Professor Joshua Gans, Rotman School of Management, extols the work of Jean Tirole, this year’s Nobel Prize winner in Economic Science.
Law professor Michael Mattioli examines the connection between big data and intellectual property law, and asks how—or if—IP law can adequately protect investments in big data.