Issues

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.

Fact Sheets

Search Engines, Advertising, and Auctions

Search engines – such as Google, Yahoo, Bing, and a variety of other smaller search engines – help users find what they are looking for online by finding web pages that match user-entered keywords. Search engines are free to users, but typically earn revenue through paid advertising.

TAP Blog

What Does Big Data Mean for Intellectual Property Protection?

Law professor Michael Mattioli examines the connection between big data and intellectual property law, and asks how—or if—IP law can adequately protect investments in big data.

TAP Staff Blogger

Quote

In Net Neutrality Discussion, Lawsuits Loom Large

"There will be blood. There will be litigation." — Tim Wu, Professor of Law, Columbia University

Tim Wu
The New York Times
October 7, 2014