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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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Upcoming Events

18th Annual State of the Net Conference

America's Premier Internet Policy Conference

January 25, 2022,  

CITP Seminar: Andy Guess – Studying the Impact of Social Media Algorithms

Hosted by the Center for Information Technology Policy

January 25, 2022,  

CITP Seminar: Danny Rogers – Disinformation and Its Threat to Democracy

Hosted by the Center for Information Technology Policy

February 1, 2022,  

Fact Sheets

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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This Is the White House's Plan to Take on Facebook

“The White House, like everyone else in Washington, recognizes that the tide is high and the time for action is now.” — Tim Wu, Special Assistant to the President for Technology and Competition Policy, National Economic Council

Tim Wu
Time
October 7, 2021

Featured Article

Digital Addiction

A study of smartphone use shows that consumers’ excessive use of smartphones and social media may result from digital addiction. Self-control tools reduce usage and improve well-being.

By: Matthew Gentzkow, Hunt Allcott, Lena Song