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

TAP Highlights

What Is the Promise of AI?

Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are transforming society and changing processes in business and government. Additionally, AI poses challenges that need to be addressed by policy makers and stakeholders involved in its development and deployment. Read TAP’s new fact sheet on the issues that arise in discussions of AI.

A Tribute to Ian Kerr

TAP honors Professor Ian Kerr. He was a highly regarded scholar of law, technology, and philosophy. He passed away in August 2019.

Why Study a DDOS Attack from 2016?

In 2016, a distributed denial of server attack prevented users from accessing sites such as Netflix, CNBC, Twitter, and Play Station Network. Studying user behavior in the aftermath of this attack reveals challenges in network security today. Harvard professor Shane Greenstein provides key takeaways from the study.

What Can Policymakers Do to Energize Innovation?

In “A Toolkit of Policies to Promote Innovation,” Professors Nicholas Bloom, Heidi Williams (both with Stanford), and John Van Reenen (MIT) present a number of innovation policy levers. These include tax policies for R&D, increasing the supply of people with STEM know-how, and intellectual property policies.

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Colleagues Honor Ian Kerr

Posted on October 14, 2019
Numerous colleagues have paid tribute to Professor Ian Kerr over the past month. TAP presents a few of the tributes that express how deeply his friendship, mentoring, scholarship, and zest for life are missed.

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