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.
M. Ryan Calo, director of the Consumer Privacy Project, is mentioned in the following article clarifying some of his earlier comments on the effects of Wikileaks on free speech online: Read more about Privacy Advocates Annoyed By Media Distorting Their Privacy Advocacy
Lecturer Ryan Calo is mentioned in the following article about a new California Senate bill addressing cyberbullying via social networking websites. The Stanford Daily reports:
Senate Bill 1411, authored by Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, confronts the new dangers of social networking websites such as Myspace and Facebook. In effect since Jan. 1, the law makes online impersonation intended to “harm, intimidate or defraud” someone illegal. Offenders may face up to a year in prison and a $1,000 fine. Read more about New Law Confronts Cyberbullying
Lecturer Ryan Calo was the feature guest on an episode of the show (R)evolution that focused on privacy settings in online social networks. The broadcast segment can be found here:
Welcome to the (R)evolution, a new series that connects you to the people, trends, and ideas defining the future of business, culture, and media. There's a poignant observation by Gabriel García Márquez I'd like to share with you, “Everyone has three lives: a public life, a private life, and a secret life.” Which do you broadcast? Read more about Stanford Law's Ryan Calo On Privacy