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.
Andrew is a lawyer (Harvard '94) who has worked as Deputy Chief Technology Officer of the U.S. in the Obama White House, Director of Global Public Policy at Google, Vice President and Chief Policy Officer at ICANN, Senior Fellow at the Berkman Center, and as a member of the litigation team that successfully challenged the Communications Decency Act before the Supreme Court in 1997.Please RSVP for this free event. Read more about 2/10: CIS Speaker Series - Andrew McLaughlin: How To Get A Job in Tech Policy
Barbara van Schewick is an Associate Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, an Associate Professor (by courtesy) of Electrical Engineering at Stanford's Department of Electrical Engineering and the Director of Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society. Van Schewick's research focuses on the economic, regulatory, and strategic implications of communication networks. In particular, she 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 these changes. Read more about 12/1: Barbara van Schewick on Internet Architecture, Innovation and Network Neutrality
Join EFF for a fundraising event featuring award-winning writer Cory Doctorow. Cory will be reading from his newly released novel, For the Win. This is his first visit to the Bay Area in over a year, so don't miss your opportunity to hear him read from his ground-breaking new work. Read more about 5/19: EFF Geek Reading with Cory Doctorow