Networks, the Internet, and Cloud Computing

Internet

Different business models have evolved for providing information on the Internet, including search engines, which make money from advertising; subscription web sites; and free web sites which drive off-line sales. Scholars examine the evolution of this marketplace and its implications for content providers and businesses.

Fact Sheets

Social Networking

Social networking websites are places on the Internet where people can connect with those who share their interests. Additionally, they can function as economic “platforms” that serve different groups of many users, including consumers, advertisers, game developers, and others. 

TAP Blog

PCLOB testimony on “Defining Privacy”

Computer Science Professor Ed Felten shares his testimony on “Defining Privacy” from the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.

Edward Felten

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The Truth About Teenagers, The Internet, And Privacy

This article explores the different networked sites that teens and young adults use and how they approach choices to share personal information about themselves. danah boyd and her new book are quoted.

danah boyd
Fast Company
November 4, 2014