CIS in the news.
Lecturer Ryan Calo is mentioned by Elizabeth Culley in this San Jose Mercury News article regarding his involvement in the RoboGames symposium series.
Sumobots, soccerbots and speedbots, oh my! RoboGames returns this weekend to the San Mateo Fairgrounds.
Known as the robot Olympics, RoboGames is an annual three-day celebration of automation that draws amateur and professional robot engineers from all over the world. It was founded by David Calkins, president of the nonprofit Robotics Society of America.
Lecturer Ryan Calo is quoted by Wired's Justin McLachlan on the purpose of product warning labels and why companies are so willing to attach them to their products.
Lecturer Ryan Calo spoke with Politico Pro about the effect that a "Do-Not-Track" tool will have on consumer privacy. Michelle Quinn filed the following report:
Microsoft's release Tuesday of a new Internet Explorer browser that includes a Do-Not-Track tool lets consumers signal advertisers and websites to stop tracking their movements on the Internet.
In the following article, the Boston Review covers Professor Barbara van Schewick's book titled Internet Architecture and Innovation. Evgeny Morozov reports:
Lecturer Ryan Calo spoke with David Sarno of the Los Angeles Times about the recent bill sponsored by Rep Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) to force online marketers to comply with consumer requests to not be tracked. Here is the story:
A privacy bill introduced in Congress on Friday raised the possibility that Internet users will be able to prevent advertisers from tracking what they do online.
Lecturer Ryan Calo participated in a round table discussion featured by PBS's MediaShift .The show's host, Mark Glaser, filed the following story on the discussion, which primarily covered online privacy issues and the "Do Not Track" debate:
Lecturer M. Ryan Calo speaks with Business Week's Michael Riley about the idea of using hacking as a form of civil disobedience:
Evidence collected by the FBI about Anonymous, which attacked websites of four companies to punish them for blocking contributions to WikiLeaks, will be considered this week by a U.S. grand jury, according to court papers and an informal spokesman for the group of activist hackers.
Lecturer M. Ryan Calo is quoted by The Last Watchdog's Byron Acohido in the following article on privacy concerns over Facebook and Google:
Most Americans are worried about privacy and viruses when using Facebook or Google (GOOG), according to results of a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll released Tuesday.
Nearly seven out of 10 Facebook members surveyed — and 52% of Google users — say they are either “somewhat” or “very concerned” about their privacy while using the world’s most popular social network and dominant search engine.
Lecturer Ryan Calo is quoted by USA Today in the following story on the prevalence of digital sensors and concerns over possible increases in their usage:
Odds are you will be monitored today — many times over.
Surveillance cameras at airports, subways, banks and other public venues are not the only devices tracking you. Inexpensive, ever-watchful digital sensors are now ubiquitous.