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.
Panel 2 of today's PCLOB public hearing explored privacy interests within a counterterrorism context with an emphasis on what impact technology has upon it. The panel was fairly fluid and free-flowing with discussion, but a few salient points emerged that are worth commenting on. Read more about PCLOB: Defining Privacy Interests, 2/2
Today I am attending the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board hearing on "Defining Privacy" here in Washington, DC. Four sessions are planned for the day, as outlined on the PCLOB agenda, however due to a schedule conflict, I only anticipate being able to attend 2 or 3 of them, but will provide brief summaries of their salient points. Read more about PCLOB: Defining Privacy Interests, 1/2
This morning, President Obama announced his plan to protect the open Internet and urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to adopt strong net neutrality rules based on Title II of the Communications Act. Read more about Sound Policy Based on a Strong Legal Foundation: My Response to President Obama's Net Neutrality Plan