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

Net Neutrality

Given the significance of the Internet, preserving its “openness” – an idea often referred to as “network neutrality” or “net neutrality” – has been a long-standing issue.

TAP Blog

RFP on Ethical Dimensions of Open Data

The hype over “big data” masks important public policy discussions, and encourages the release of data without a careful examination of its implications. In an effort to examine the civil rights, human rights, security, and privacy issues that arise from “open data” datasets, The Berkeley Center for Law & Technology and Microsoft have issued a request for proposals.

Chris Hoofnagle

Quote

Teens Are Waging a Privacy War on the Internet - Why Marketers Should Listen

This article summarizes a talk that danah boyd, Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research and Chief Instigator at the Data & Society Research Institute, gave at a recent Wharton Web Conference.

danah boyd
Knowledge @ Wharton
August 5, 2014