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.
For Immediate Release
October 25, 2015
Leading Companies, Investors, Academics and NGOs Urge European Parliament
to Save Net Neutrality Proposal through Key Amendments
Ahead of European Parliamentary vote, a broad coalition of start-ups, businesses, non-profits and legal scholars urges Parliament to adopt critical amendments to proposed rules.
I am heading to (and speaking at) the 25th Anniversary Computers, Freedom, and Privacy (CFP) this week over in Alexandria, VA. Looking forward to seeing old friends, colleagues, and meeting new folks interested in exploring the intersection of policy, technology, and action. Read more about Computers, Freedom, and Privacy 2015
On Monday, September 21st, fifteen of the nation's leading First Amendment and cyberlaw scholars -- including Jack Balkin (Yale), Yochai Benkler (Harvard), Theodore L. Glasser (Stanford), Larry Lessig (Harvard), Pamela Samuelson (Berkeley), Fred Turner (Stanford), and Barbara van Schewick (Stanford) -- filed a friends-of-the-Court brief in federal court defending the Open Internet Rules on First Amendment grounds. Read more about First Amendment & Cyberlaw Scholars File Brief to Defend Open Internet Rules