Of Interest

  • Order Denying Petition to Unseal

    Publication Date: 
    May 20, 2019
    Publication Type: 
    Litigation Brief

    Opinion and order affirming magistrate judge's report and recommendation (R&R) to deny the Petition to Unseal filed by Riana Pfefferkorn and Jennifer Granick, and overruling our objections to the R&R.

  • What the Loss of Net Neutrality Means for Democracy and Innovation

    May 30, 2019
    Stanford Law School

    In 2017, the FCC voted to abolish net neutrality protections, which ensure that we, not the companies we pay to get online, get to choose what we do online. This event will explore what we lost, why it matters, and what’s happening with efforts to restore those protections in the courts, the states and Washington, D.C.

  • Democracy's Dilemma

    Author(s): 
    Riana Pfefferkorn
    Publication Date: 
    May 15, 2019
    Publication Type: 
    Other Writing

    The key term that recurs throughout Henry Farrell’s and Bruce Schneier’s essay is “trust.” That is no surprise, as the concept unites both authors’ bodies of work: Schneier, a security expert, and Farrell, a political scientist, have each written books about it. Security enables trust, and trust enables a functioning democracy.

  • Digital Privacy Panel (Past Event)

    April 23, 2019
    UC Berkeley

    Given recent investigations into today’s social networking conglomerates, internet users are becoming aware of increased corporate access to personal information. In the age of social media, the question still remains as to whether people have a reasonable expectation of privacy and the extent to which companies can control or protect private information. This panel will discuss the implications of social media technology on current extensions and limits to personal privacy.

  • Free Speech and the Internet

    May 24, 2019
    Stanford Law School

    Register here: http://web.stanford.edu/dept/law/forms/conlawmay2019.fb

    Friday, May 24
    How Should Free Speech Principles Apply to the Content Policy of Internet Platforms?
    •    Danielle Citron, University of Maryland Carey School of Law
    •    Niall Ferguson, Stanford University
    •    Mary Anne Franks, University of Miami Law School
    •    Eugene Volokh, UCLA Law School
    Moderator: Nate Persily, Stanford Law School

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