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.
Law enforcement agencies in the U.S. and elsewhere continually deploy new technical tools and novel legal interpretations in order to expand their electronic surveillance capabilities, often under a veil of secrecy. With a deep bench of experts on electronic surveillance issues, CIS uses original scholarship and real-world research to uncover these strategies and analyze their effect on privacy, data security, and other societal interests.
Jennifer Granick fights for civil liberties in an age of massive surveillance and powerful digital technology. As the new surveillance and cybersecurity counsel with the ACLU's Speech, Privacy and Technology Project, she litigates, speaks, and writes about privacy, security, technology, and constitutional rights.
Professor Hartzog is a Professor of Law and Computer Science at Northeastern University, where he teaches privacy and data protection law, policy, and ethics. He holds a joint appointment with the School of Law and the College of Computer and Information Science. His recent work focuses on the complex problems that arise when personal information is collected by powerful new technologies, stored, and disclosed online. Read more about Woodrow Hartzog
Ryan is Vice Chairman of the California Lawyers Association, Licensing & Technology Transactions Group, Intellectual Property Section. Since starting his law practice in 2006, he has been teaming up with clients to create and implement effective strategies to litigate over, or negotiate, sophisticated tech and media transactions. Along the way, he has taught seminars on practical applications of blockchain and other emerging technologies at schools including University of Copenhagen's Center for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law. Read more about Ryan E. Long
Brian Nussbaum is an assistant professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy at the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs at the State University of New York at Albany. His research and teaching focuses on cyber threats, terrorism, homeland security, risk and intelligence analysis, and critical infrastructure protection. Dr. Nussbaum formerly served as Senior Intelligence Analyst with the New York State Office of Counter Terrorism (OCT), a part of the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES). Read more about Brian Nussbaum