Professor Joshua Gans, Rotman School of Management, discusses a new paper by Bhaven Sampat and Heidi Williams that measures the impact of patents on follow-on innovations.
Professor Matthew Slaughter and his colleague Matthew Rees, both with the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College, examine threats to the Internet’s global openness.
Professor Jonathan Zittrain, Harvard University, shares his thoughts on the issues search engines face implementing the European Court’s “right to be forgotten.”
danah boyd, Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, examines the dominant reactions to Facebook’s mood manipulation experiment.
Professor Ed Felten, Princeton University, examines the privacy implications of Facebook’s mood manipulation experiment.
Professor Frank Pasquale, University of Maryland, examines the corporate mindset behind the Facebook mood manipulation experiment.
Professor James Grimmelmann discusses his outrage with Facebook’s mood manipulation experiment.
"Just like patients should always read the labels before taking a new drug, courts should always read the Section 230 precedent before denying the immunity." Professor Eric Goldman, Santa Clara University, examines the Hardin v. PDX case.
Professor Daniel Solove, George Washington University Law School, discusses yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision on two cases involving the police searching cell phones incident to arrest. The Court held 9-0 in an opinion written by Chief Justice Roberts that the Fourth Amendment requires a warrant to search a cell phone even after a person is placed under arrest.
Professors Ilya Segal and Jonathan Levin, both with Stanford University, are two of the leading experts in auction theory and implementation chosen by the Federal Communications Commission to design the unprecedented broadcast spectrum incentive auction. Professors Segal and Levin graciously shared their expertise and time with TAP in order to explain the reverse and forward auctions, the components that they are directly involved with.
Economics professor Giovanni Peri, University of California, Davis, has released a new report that shows how existing H-1B visa lottery caps disproportionately hurt American-born tech workers by slowing job and wage growth in more than 200 metropolitan areas across the United States.