Information Policy

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303A South Hall
Focus: Bio-sensory computing; information economics and policy
212 South Hall
(510) 642-0499
Associate Professor
Focus: information technology law and policy; privacy, security, copyright
102 South Hall
(510) 642-9980
Dean of the I School and Professor (I School and Dept. of City and Regional Planning)
Focus: Regional economic development, Entrepreneurship, Silicon Valley.

Recent Research News

Is technology affecting our mental health? Can technology support free speech and still protect against harassment? How do we embed our biases in big data algorithms? The Center for Technology, Society & Policy wants to explore these questions and more.
Statement to US Copyright Office urges reform of the laws inhibiting cybersecurity research.
Professor Xiao was named to the list for “for taking on China’s Great Firewall of censorship.”
Facebook is grappling with its impact on our social and emotional lives  —  and that’s a good thing. But it has to get the research right. Why Facebook did the experiment, and how to make it better.
Once a pervasive surveillance infrastructure is in place, a government will always have an incentive to abuse that power, according to new research.
New research presents case studies from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake; Rajasthan, India, at the turn of the 20th century; and a present-day Indian welfare system.
Although case law is technically public domain, legal decisions are often scattered across the Internet, locked up in proprietary systems, and only available by paying exorbitant fees. A new non-profit aims to make these legal materials easily and freely available to all.
A report on mobile privacy released this morning by the Federal Trade Commission incorporates a number of recommendations from Ph.D. student Jennifer King. King is a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the School of Information, where she studies online privacy and how people make their privacy decisions.
King & Mulligan are included in the third annual “Privacy Papers for Policy Makers” publication, released by the Future of Privacy Forum.