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.

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Ideological Segregation Online and Offline

Measures the degree of ideological segregation in the market for online news and compares this to other news sources.

By: Jesse M. Shapiro, Matthew Gentzkow

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. 

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GW Law Professors Warn of U.S. Violations of International Human Rights and Trade Obligations if FCC Does Not Protect Net Neutrality

George Washington University Law School Professors Arturo Carrillo and Dawn Nunziato submitted a Comment to the FCC urging the Commission to adopt strong net neutrality rules so as not to violate the United States' international human rights and trade obligations.

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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.

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Fast Company
November 4, 2014