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

Privacy and Consumers

There are a number of privacy issues related to how online companies collect, store, use and share personally identifiable information; and how consumers are informed about what is done with their information online.

Quote

Rape threats on a stranger’s Facebook photo could land a man in prison. Why that’s a big deal.

"It’s not any other life. It’s your real life, it’s terrifying, and it can get terrorizing." — Danielle Citron, Professor of Law, University of Maryland

Danielle Citron
The Washington Post
June 22, 2016

Featured Article

How Does the Use of Trademarks by Third-Party Sellers Affect Online Search?

This paper examines the effects of trademark use in advertisements by third-party resellers.

By: Lesley Chiou, Catherine Tucker