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Networks, the Internet, and Cloud Computing

This section contains research on the networks that make the Internet work, the evolution of different business models that operate on the Internet, and ways to store and access information on the Internet through Cloud Computing.

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Internet Architecture and Innovation

This book analyzes the architecture of the internet, how it fosters innovation, and what that suggests for the future.

By: Barbara van Schewick

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Wireless and Mobile Communications

Wireless or “mobile” devices send information one-to-one (like mobile phones), one-to-many (like AM or FM radio), or many-to-many (like Wi-Fi Internet access). Wireless devices send and receive signals along the electromagnetic spectrum in the form of waves similar to visible light or sound.

TAP Blog

Sharing User Search Data

Professor Joshua Gans, Rotman School of Management, reports on how Google and Bing view the value of data from online user behavior.

Joshua Gans

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Opinion: How USA Freedom Is a Victory for American Spy Agencies

Calling patterns "can reveal when we are awake and asleep; our religion, if a person regularly makes no calls on the Sabbath, or makes a large number of calls on Christmas Day; our work habits and our social aptitude; the number of friends we have; and even our civil and political affiliations." — Edward Felten, Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs, Princeton University

Edward Felten
The Christian Science Monitor
June 3, 2015