The Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School is a leader in the study of the law and policy around the Internet and other emerging technologies.
In November 2015, T-Mobile, the nation’s third largest provider of mobile Internet access, launched a new service called Binge On that offers “unlimited” video streaming. T-Mobile customers on qualifying plans can stream video from the 42 providers currently in the program – Netflix, Hulu, HBO, Amazon Video, and others – without using their data plans, a practice known as zero-rating.
It is extremely difficult these days to figure out exactly what problems the Defend Trade Secrets Act's (DTSA) sponsors are trying to solve.
Stanford Law School today announced the appointment of Albert Gidari as director of privacy at the Center for Internet and Society (CIS). Gidari will lead the center’s work on consumer privacy and data protection.
In November, the Pell Center at Salve Regina University released a report - State of the States on Cyber Security - on cyber security efforts in eight state governments across the US. (The chart on page 8 provides a nice snapshot) This is an important topic, and one that has been wildly under-examined. Additional information on state cyber efforts is available in papers and studies by organizations like the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (
The probably-really-almost-totally final 2016 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is here! Lawyers around the world have been hunkered down, analyzing its 200-plus pages. In the “Right to Be Forgotten” (RTBF) provisions, not much has changed from prior drafts.
In October, we covered a significant case in Brooklyn federal court that tackles the hot-button issue of whether tech companies should be compelled to provide law enforcement with the ability to access information that’s protected by encryption.