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

The Impact of Net Neutrality on Global Internet Freedom and Human Rights – A GW Law Conference

The Net Neutrality and Global Internet Freedom Conference on October 23rd will explore the impact of net neutrality and net discrimination on Internet freedom and human rights within the United States and around the world.

TAP Staff Blogger

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In Net Neutrality Discussion, Lawsuits Loom Large

"There will be blood. There will be litigation." — Tim Wu, Professor of Law, Columbia University

Tim Wu
The New York Times
October 7, 2014