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

Clearing Up the Fog of Cloud Service Agreements

George Washington University law professor Daniel Solove explains that Cloud Service Agreements are critical because they are at the front line of protecting the privacy and security of personal data.

Daniel J. Solove

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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.


Pokémon GO Lets Young People Socialize With Each Other

"Today’s youth aren’t lazy. They want to socialize and they want to interact. They are just given too few opportunities to do so. What Pokémon Go offers is an opportunity to be social, silly and exploratory." — danah boyd, Microsoft Principal Researcher

danah boyd
The New York Times “Room for Debate”
July 13, 2016

Featured Article

Lost in the Cloud

This op-ed raises concerns about storing personal files on the Internet.

By: Jonathan Zittrain