The Internet Policy Research Initiative (IPRI) collaborates with policymakers and technologists to improve the trustworthiness and effectiveness of interconnected digital systems like the Internet. Our work provides global policymakers with technically grounded guidance for policies regarding cybersecurity, Internet privacy, and more. We accomplish our mission by relying on: core engineering and public policy research, education, and outreach.
Tackling key issues, such as the encryption debate, critical infrastructure, cryptography, and IoT security.
By Rebecca Spiewak. With increasingly sophisticated threat actor tactics, an expansion of internet-connected services and…Read More
Written by Sean Atkins1 Since the late 1990s, U.S. policy to secure its critical infrastructure…Read More
Increasing the trustworthiness of AI systems to ensure that they are both explainable and accountable.
Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies can be found in a wide variety of areas nowadays. AI…Read More
Since its introduction in 1968, the Fair Housing Act has shielded proctected classes from discrimination….Read More
Luis Videgaray, former foreign minister of Mexico and MIT alumnus, has become a distinguished fellow at…Read More
Helping to inform meaningful policy that ensures the safety of private information held on the Internet.
Written by Stephanie Nguyen & Ilaria Liccardi Nine months after the COVID-19 outbreak in the…Read More
While contact tracing apps can help us control the spread of COVID-19, they also come…Read More
ImPACT 2020: PACT Project Holds First Collaborative, Virtual Workshop to Tackle Key Technical Issues in Private Automated Contact TracingPublished on 2020-04-16
Today, during the first ImPACT 2020 event, world-leading computer scientists in cryptography, cybersecurity, and wireless…Read More
Investigating network architectures, systems, and protocols from a policy perspective.
Using data from city citizens to advance government efficiency while maintaining their privacy appears to…Read More
On my way to work, I pass no less than three bike-sharing stations. I use…Read More
Written by Wajeeha Ahmad. Botnets, networks of malware-infected machines controlled by an attacker called the…Read More
Developing architecture and tools for the web to reopen its benefits throughout the world.
By: Amy Guy As part of the work on decentralized architectures for the Web, researchers…Read More
2017-04-04 By Daniel Weitzner On the happy occasion of Professor Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s receiving the…Read More
Blog: What If You Could Control The Use Of Your Own Data? Building Decentralized Applications for the Social WebPublished on 2017-03-16
Building Decentralized Applications for the Social Web…What If You Could Control The Use Of Your…Read More
Creating a platform that makes it easier to design and build problem-solving mobile apps.
Written by Natalie Lao Demystifying Machine Learning for Regulators On Wednesday, January 16, Professor Hal…Read More