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The U.S. Government Accountability Office recently completed a report that explains what the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) refers to, how IoT technologies are being applied, and how connected devices might be impacting information security, privacy, safety, as well as the economy.
Susan Athey wants to help machine-learning applications look beyond correlation and into root causes.
Washington University law professor Neil Richards examines how we got to a place where secret government surveillance seems both omnipresent and unavoidable.
Recently back at Princeton after serving as the U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer in the Obama White House, Professor Ed Felten discusses the issues around the use of encryption by people working in government positions.
In this article written for The Atlantic, Annenberg School for Communications professor Joseph Turow explains that the data mining and in-store tracking practices used by retail stores to offer special deals for individual customers raises issues of discrimination and privacy.
In his new policy paper, “Lessons for Policymakers and Regulators on the (Predictable) Future of the Digital Economy,” Professor Kevin Werbach offers suggestions for regulators and business innovators on how to provide regulations and business frameworks that support digital innovation, rather than stifle it.
Harvard business professor Shane Greenstein explains the economic factors that produce network congestion.
New York University economics professor Nicholas Economides explains why President-elect Trump’s appointments to the FCC’s transition team signals that net neutrality rules may be in danger.
Fordham University law professor Joel Reidenberg raises privacy concerns with NYC’s proposal to track the GPS coordinates of passengers’ trip location data for car service rides.
The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) has announced the top privacy papers of 2016, and the majority of them have been authored or co-authored by TAP scholars.
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