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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.

TAP Blog

Privacy Is The New Money, Thanks To Big Data

University of Chicago law professor Omri Ben-Shahar examines the pros and cons of exchanging personal data for free services.

Omri Ben-Shahar

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Fact Sheets

Net Neutrality

Given the significance of the Internet, preserving its “openness” – an idea often referred to as “network neutrality” or “net neutrality” – has been a long-standing issue.

Quote

SXSW Highlights Bright and Dark Tech Futures

"Technology now has such power that it might be time to think about a code of practice. What is an acceptable failure rate for a policing algorithm?" — Kate Crawford, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research

Kate Crawford
Computerworld
March 15, 2016

Featured Article

Higher Standards: Regulation in the Network Age

The author argues that the FCC should move towards a standards-based approach to overseeing digital networks.

By: Kevin Werbach