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  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Competition Policy and Antitrust
  • Innovation and Economic Growth
  • Intellectual Property
  • Interoperability
  • Networks, the Internet, and Cloud Computing
  • Privacy and Security

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Artificial intelligence, privacy, digital platforms, and patents – these are a few of the technology policy topics TAP scholars are engaged in. Read about papers by Professors Alessandro Acquisti, Theodore Christakis, Lorrie Faith Cranor, Geoffrey Parker, Peter Swire, Marshall Van Alstyne, and Heidi Williams.

What Are the Most Important Digital Issues for Europeans?

As Europe debates ‘digital sovereignty,’ Professor Théodore Christakis, Université Grenoble Alpes, delves into many of the top digital issues for the EU. These include: 5G deployment, cybersecurity, international data transfers and foreign governments’ access to data, content moderation, and artificial intelligence regulation.

Digital Platforms Call for New Business and Regulatory Strategies

In “Platforms and Ecosystems: Enabling the Digital Economy,” Marshall Van Alstyne and his coauthors explain how digital platforms are reshaping the economy, and offer guidance to executives and regulators in designing governance mechanisms to meet the challenges of complex business ecosystems.

Better Demographic Data Needed to Support Women and Minorities in Innovation

The SUCCESS Act seeks more participation of women, veterans, minorities, and small firms in innovation. In “Increasing Diversity in Innovation by Tracking Women, Minority, and Startups,” law professor Colleen Chien notes that the USPTO lacks data on underrepresented inventors, and outlines a practicable test for gender bias.

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Recent Papers from TAP Scholars

Posted on January 15, 2021
A selection of articles recently written by TAP scholars explore AI and the impact on privacy, how to safeguard privacy and security in an interconnected world, digital platforms and antitrust, and patent reform to support innovation.

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