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.
Privacy has become one of the defining issue of the Information Age. CIS has received national recognition for its interdisciplinary and multi-angle examination of privacy, particularly as it relates to emerging technology.
Big technology companies have changed daily life across the globe, making us more connected, more efficient, and more mobile. But critics accuse them of violating privacy rights, engaging in anti-competitive behavior, and contributing to our election crises with lax policies on political ads and the spread of disinformation. As a result, the call for them to be more effectively regulated has grown louder in recent years and multiple antitrust investigations have been initiated to review tech market power. What would regulation of technology companies look like? Read more about A Brave New World: The Future of Tech Regulation
Let’s Talk Privacy & Technology host, Lourdes M. Turrecha, brings on Woodrow Hartzog, Professor of Law & Computer Sciences, Northeastern University and author of Privacy’s Blueprint: The Battle to Control the Design of New Technologies, to talk about his book and his privacy takes on today’s new technologies. Read more about The Battle to Control the Design of New Technologies
Join us on Wednesday, June 17th at 11am ET / 8am PT for an extensive discussion on mitigating the impact of COVID-19. From 11am-12:30 ET we will host panels focused on the privacy, security, and tech considerations regarding use of digital contact tracing. From 12:30pm-2:00pm ET we will host panels focused on safely reopening the economy, and demo relevant tools designed to help businesses reopen. Read more about Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19