The Issues

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

TAP Highlights

Test Item - Net Neutrality Expert Barbara van Schewick Speaks Out

“While I’m confident the courts will find ample grounds to strike down today’s order, Chairman Pai’s rushed and technically flawed plan causes immediate damage, not just to the U.S. economy, but to the FCC’s reputation and to Americans’ already flagging faith in our nation’s democratic processes." – Barbara van Schewick

Speed: One of the Defining Problems of Algorithmic Oversight

Cornell Tech’s two-day Speed Conference examined the societal and ethical challenges inherent in the radical processing speeds of artificial intelligence. One theme addressed was regulation: what should be done when the speed of regulation itself is fundamentally slower than that of technological development?

Is There Such a Thing as an Unbiased Algorithm?

TAP scholars Catherine Tucker (Sloan School of Management), Joseph Turow (Annenberg School for Communication), and danah boyd (Data & Society Research Institute) share essays that investigate what leads algorithms to reach unintentional biased results.

Need a Therapist? There’s an App for That

“The great promise of predictive analytics in health care is the ability to find optimal ways of delivering care. But in the case of run-of-the-mill mental health concerns, there may be multiple ways to define the problem.” – Frank Pasquale, University of Maryland law professor

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