Key insights from BCLT’s panel discussion on data security. This is the first of a 5-part series of posts from the 4th Annual BCLT Privacy Law Forum: Silicon Valley.
Privacy lawyers need to understand the nature of the FTC and how to interact with it as it pursues privacy enforcement actions. This is the second report in a 5-part series from the 4th Annual BCLT Privacy Law Forum: Silicon Valley.
Economics professor Nicholas Economides explains why the Federal Communications Commission’s recent decision regarding net neutrality will protect the free flow of content on the Internet and ensure fair competition.
In “Precinct or Prejudice? Understanding Racial Disparities in New York City's Stop-and-Frisk Policy,” Sharad Goel, Justin M. Rao, and Ravi Shroff bring statistical analysis to the civil rights concerns that are raised over the police policy known as "stop-and-frisk.”
Professor Joshua Gans, Rotman School of Management, examines the value of broadband competition, and questions if it would make net neutrality regulations redundant.
Stanford law professor Barbara van Schewick shares her reaction to the FCC’s vote to adopt network neutrality rules based on Title II of the Communications Act.
Professor Daniel Spulber, Northwestern University, states that if the “INNOVATION ACT” (H.R. 9) is enacted, “by weakening patents’ enforceability, the proposed legislation will harm income, employment, and economic growth.”
Professors Kevin Werbach, Wharton School, and Phil Weiser, Silicon Flatirons, explain why there is no cause for concern about the FCC’s shift toward reclassifying broadband Internet access under Title II of the Communications Act.
Professor Peter Swire, Georgia Tech, lays the groundwork for his upcoming debate on the NSA surveillance programs and online tracking efforts. Professor Swire will be examining these topics with Stanford lawyer and technologist Jonathan Mayer at next month’s IAPP Global Privacy Summit.
Economists Glen Weyl and Jean Tirole investigate systems for rewarding innovation in their article, “Market Power Screens Willingness-to-Pay.” Professor Weyl shares his experiences of collaborating with Professor Tirole, the 2014 Nobel Prize winner in Economic Science.
Professors Daniel Solove and Paul Schwartz have teamed up to develop a high-caliber conference aimed at bridging the separate silos of privacy and security.