Information Policy

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Recent Research News

Capped by a keynote from Obama adviser John Podesta, a day-long workshop brought together the worlds of government, business, the law, and academia for what assistant professor Deirdre Mulligan called “a frank and honest conversation about our values,” and about how to balance those values with the omnipresent, often invisible collection of data about every aspect of our lives.
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.