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

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

Is the NSA's Big Data Program Authorized? Key Quotes from a Major Court Ruling

George Washington University law professor Daniel Solove presents key takeaways from the U.S. Court of Appeals ruling on the NSA’s power to collect data about people’s phone calls.

Daniel J. Solove


White House Proposes Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights

Professor Ryan Calo of the University of Washington School of Law says the draft legislation would extend credit-reporting protections to more categories of consumer data, such as that held by advertisers or makers of wearable devices.

M. Ryan Calo
The Wall Street Journal
February 27, 2015