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.

TAP Blog

There Is No Such Thing as “Public” Data

Privacy law professor Woodrow Hartzog, Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law, states, “It’s time to abandon the misguided notion that public information is fair game.”

Woodrow Hartzog

Fact Sheets

Broadband Access and Infrastructure

High-speed Internet access – often referred to as “broadband” – is a set of technologies that, taken together, are recognized as a potential catalyst for global economic and social change.

Quote

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

Why the Right to Data Portability Likely Reduces Consumer Welfare: Antitrust and Privacy Critique

This article analyzes the potential weaknesses of the European Union’s potential new right to data portability.

By: Peter Swire, Yianni Lagos