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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.

TAP Blog

On Encryption Apps in the White House

Recently back at Princeton after serving as the U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer in the Obama White House, Professor Ed Felten discusses the issues around the use of encryption by people working in government positions.

Edward Felten

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Fact Sheets

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.

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Amazon Echo and the Internet of Things that Spy on You

"The core of their argument is the government shouldn’t get to gather the recording of the user’s intellectual activity—their queries to Alexa, the books they purchased, that sort of stuff—without some kind of heightened protection." — Margo Kaminski, Professor of Law, Ohio State University

Margot Kaminski
Popular Science
March 2, 2017

Featured Article

Cloud Computing: Architectural and Policy Implications

This paper offers an overview of cloud computing technology and its economic implications.

By: Christopher Yoo