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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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An overview of the third panel of the Silicon Flatirons conference which examined the Internet's ecosystem.
An overview of the first panel of the Silicon Flatirons conference which examined the Internet's ecosystem.
The Silicon Flatirons conference attempted to articulate the nature of this “ecosystem” and bring forth some of its policy implications. Read the conference review.
Incentive conflicts prevent some companies from providing effective notices to consumers. Here is an example of an effective consumer notice.
A collection of articles exploring online privacy issues from the user and provider perspectives.
This week, TAP features the work of Professor Glenn Ellison.
An IP Colloquium podcast on privacy, specifically collecting personal information from a user community.
In an interview with TNIT's Jacques Cremer, Professor Glenn Ellison discusses his recent works on a search cost model of obfuscation and position auctions.
How information technology changes privacy in many ways. By Joseph Lorenzo Hall,Postdoctoral Research Associate at Berkeley School of Information.
The Federal Trade Commission hosted a series of public roundtable discussions to explore the privacy challenges posted by the vast array of 21st century technology and business practices that collect and use consumer data.
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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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Government Case Details Sneaky Facebook Behavior

This article reports on Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) efforts to regulate Facebook’s privacy weaknesses. William Kovacic, George Washington University law professor and former FTC Chairman, is quoted.
William E. Kovacic
AP News
July 24, 2019

Featured Article

The Impact of Targeting Technology on Advertising Markets and Media Competition

This paper presents a formal analysis of advertising when the Internet allows targeting of advertisements.

By: Susan Athey, Joshua Gans