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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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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.
The Silicon Flatirons conference attempted to articulate the nature of this “ecosystem” and bring forth some of its policy implications. Read the conference review.
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Broadband Access and Infrastructure

High-speed Internet access – often referred to as “broadband” – is a set of technologies that, taken together, are recognized as a potential catalyst for global economic and social change.

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Should a Morning Staff Meeting Feel Like Homeroom?

“What’s the point of coming in if none of your co-workers are there? If you have to force employees to do something you think is in their benefit, it’s not in their benefit.” — Nicholas Bloom, Professor of Economics, Stanford ​University

Nicholas Bloom
The New York Times
April 22, 2022

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Usage Patterns and the Economics of the Public Cloud

Airlines raise and lower prices to ensure that supply and demand are roughly equivalent. But cloud computing service providers usually do not use “peak load” pricing. So far, cloud providers rarely vary prices with demand because datacenter traffic loads are stable.

By: R. Preston McAfee, Aadharsh Kannan, Cinar Kilcioglu, Justin Rao