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Regulators Say Social Network Violated Child Privacy Law


danah boyd
Source: Herald-Tribune (Sarasota, FL)
November 8, 2011

Liberty Media Unit Says Standards Manipulated By Competitors

"There should be a concern. The standard-setting process can be used to manipulate the standards to be closer to what one company wants." — Nicholas Economides, Professor of Economics, New York University


Nicholas Economides
Source: Forbes
October 12, 2011

'Stingray' Phone Tracker Fuels Constitutional Clash


Michael B. Abramowicz
Source: The Wall Street Journal
September 21, 2011

Face-ID Tools Pose New Risk


Alessandro Acquisti
Source: Wall Street Journal
August 1, 2011

Freedom and Anonymity: Keeping the Internet Open


Jonathan Zittrain
Source: Scientific American
February 24, 2011

Technology Poses Big Test for Regimes


John Palfrey
Source: Wall Street Journal
February 12, 2011

'Do Not Track' Internet Privacy Bill Introduced in House


M. Ryan Calo
Source: Los Angeles Times
February 11, 2011

FTC Names Net Neutrality Expert Tim Wu Senior Adviser


Tim Wu
Source: Washington Post
February 8, 2011

Columbia Law's Tim Wu to Advise FTC


Tim Wu
Source: The Wall Street Journal
February 8, 2011
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TAP Blog

Jonathan Zittrain Explores “How to Fix Twitter and Facebook”

In an article written for The Atlantic in early June, Harvard law professor Jonathan Zittrain presents his thoughts on how “community governance” can be nurtured and supported through practices and technologies to address the content moderation challenges of online social media sites.

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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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Six Provocations for Big Data

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