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.
Architecture and Public Policy
CIS explores how changes in the architecture of computer networks affect the economic environment for innovation and competition on the Internet, and how the law should react to those changes. This work has lead us to analyze the issue of network neutrality, perhaps the Internet's most debated policy issue, which concerns Internet user's ability to access the content and software of their choice without interference from network providers.
The Internet Ecosystem is made up of a number of organizations and processes that shape the coordination and management of the global Internet and enable its overall functioning. These organizations include: technology and engineering organizations, network operators, resource management organizations, users, educators and policy-makers. These organizations have demonstrated, established roles in administering the Internet’s technical infrastructure. Read more about The Internet Ecosystem & ICANN
For tech-savvy Silicon Valley, there is nothing more important than a free and open Internet. Yet recent reports of cyberattacks against top-tier enterprises demonstrate a need for increased vigilance in defending the networks that launched the Digital Age. Read more about The Virtual Battlefield: Securing Cyberspace in a World Without Borders
The program committee for We Robot: Getting Down To Business invites you to join us for the second annual robotics and the law conference to take place April 8 and 9 at Stanford Law School. This year’s event is focused on the immediate commercial prospects of robotics and will include panels and papers on a wide variety of topics, including: Read more about We Robot: Getting Down to Business