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.
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The Privacy Identity Innovation conference will focus on where innovation is heading, what it means for the future of privacy and identity, and how businesses can better build trust in the data-driven economy. Topics that will be explored at pii2013 include wearable tech, the Internet of Things, big data and mobile advertising and confirmed speakers include experts from LifeLock, Facebook, Microsoft, Mozilla, Forrester, Disney, Life360, Smart Things, AVG, Intel, the FTC, CDT and Stanford's Center for Internet of Society. Read more about 4th Annual Privacy Identity Innovation Conference
Solutions to many pressing economic and societal challenges lie in better understanding data. New tools for analyzing disparate information sets, called Big Data, have revolutionized our ability to find signals amongst the noise. Big Data techniques hold promise for breakthroughs ranging from better health care, a cleaner environment, safer cities, and more effective marketing. Yet, privacy advocates are concerned that the same advances will upend the power relationships between government, business and individuals, and lead to prosecutorial abuse, racial or other profiling, discrimination, redlining, overcriminalization, and other restricted freedoms. Read more about Big Data and Privacy: Making Ends Meet