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Networks, the Internet, and Cloud Computing

This section contains research on the networks that make the Internet work, the evolution of different business models that operate on the Internet, and ways to store and access information on the Internet through Cloud Computing.

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Video and transcripts are now available online from the Brookings Institution policy forum on the economic benefits of cloud computing for governments.
The recent Facebook changes to gather affinity data from other web sites is becoming a hot privacy topic. TAP academics have written extensively on online privacy issues. Below are key articles that relate specifically to social media and privacy.
The FCC should pass the non-discrimination rule, usually called “net neutrality.”
Young-adult Americans have an aspiration for increased privacy even while they participate in an online reality that is optimized to increase their revelation of personal data.
Recap of the March 12, 2010 Emerging Law and Policy Issues in Cloud Computing conference which explored the emerging legal and policy issues raised by the increasing use of cloud computing. This event was hosted by the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology. Podcasts and slides included.
Privacy is one of the issues that TAP scholars have explored in great depth. This post provides a sample of articles available on privacy and consumer protection.
Lawrence Lessig's talk will explore copyright in a digital age, and the importance of a doctrine like fair use for free expression on the Internet.
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.
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Cloud Computing

“Cloud computing” describes how computer-related services and software increasingly have been provided over the Internet and other networks since the late 1990s.

Quote

Mark Zuckerberg Just Made the Case for Breaking Up Facebook

“Networked technology is often more prone to concentrate power than it is to diffuse it.”
 — Frank Pasquale, Professor of Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Frank Pasquale
Los Angeles Times
June 5, 2020

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Interop: The Promise and Perils of Highly Interconnected Systems

This book analyzes the complex modern issue of interoperability and how to maximize its potential benefits.

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