Of Interest

  • Reconciling Copyright with Cumulative Creativity: The Third Paradigm

    Author(s): 
    Giancarlo Frosio
    Publication Date: 
    June 1, 2018
    Publication Type: 
    Book
    Reconciling Copyright with Cumulative Creativity: The Third Paradigm examines the long history of creativity, from cave art to digital remix, in order to demonstrate a consistent disparity between the traditional cumulative mechanics of creativity and modern copyright policies. 
     
  • Stanford Internet and Society Lab - Intermediary Liability

    October 16, 2018
    Stanford Law School

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    Internet platforms like Facebook and Twitter play an ever-increasing role in our lives, and mediate our personal and public communications. What laws govern their choices about our speech? Come discuss the law of platforms and online free expression with CIS Intermediary Liability Director Daphne Keller.

  • The Rise of Robocalls and Cell Scams—and How to Stop Them

    Date published: 
    September 14, 2018

    "Jen King was in a hurry to get out the door of her Bay Area home on a recent morning, and she missed a call to her cell phone because of it. The phone number that called her, she later discovered, was startling.

    “It was my home phone calling me, which was not possible,” says King, who recently finished a doctorate in information science and now works at Stanford University.

  • Government Hacking Makes Everyone Less Safe

    Author(s): 
    Jennifer Granick
    Publication Date: 
    September 13, 2018
    Publication Type: 
    Other Writing

    Last week, the Justice Department filed criminal charges against a North Korean operative for a malware attack that endangered hospital systems and crippled the computers of businesses, governments, and individuals around the world. Americans might be surprised to learn that the software used for this 2017 attack — known as “WannaCry” — was based on a hacking tool created by the U.S. government itself.

  • Government Hacking Makes Everyone Less Safe

    Date published: 
    September 13, 2018

    "In a new paperRiana Pfefferkorn at Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society (CIS) analyzes the cybersecurity risks of this practice for all internet users — not just law enforcement’s few targeted suspects. (The ACLU’s Jennifer Granick, formerly with CIS, contributed to the report.)

  • Comments on the Australian Assistance and Access Bill 2018

    Author(s): 
    Riana Pfefferkorn
    Publication Date: 
    September 9, 2018
    Publication Type: 
    Other Writing

    Comments submitted to the Australian Government's Department of Home Affairs on its exposure draft of the Assistance and Access Bill 2018.

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