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News: Joel Brenner Interview on WBUR – Attacks on United States Critical Infrastructure

Published on 2018-03-26

Did the Russians really hack into the US Electrical Grid?  Were they able to hack…

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Facebook/Cambridge Analytica: Privacy lessons and a way forward

Published on 2018-03-20

By Nathaniel Fruchter, Michael Specter, Ben Yuan Introduction On Saturday, March 17, 2018, The Guardian…

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Blog: Apple’s New Facial Recognition on the iphone – good for privacy?

Published on 2017-09-25

Facial Recognition on the new iPhone? What does that mean for my privacy? Jonathan Frankle,…

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Expanding the Research Exemptions Provided by the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act

Published on 2017-08-23

Expanding the Research Exemptions Provided by the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act By: James…

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best student paper award at ESWC2017

“Linked Data Notifications” article earns ESWC2017 Best Student Paper award

Published on 2017-06-06

By: Amy Guy As part of the work on decentralized architectures for the Web, researchers…

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IPRI MIT Funding Awards

Published on 2017-05-19

MIT’s interdisciplinary Internet Policy Research Initiative (IPRI) awarded $1.5 million to researchers across campus working…

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CRTC Chairman Jean-Pierre Blais at MIT

Published on 2017-05-18

By: Natalie Klym, Executive Director of MIT’s Communications Futures Program (CFP) April 24th, 2017 When…

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Blog: US Privacy Gap Widens

Published on 2017-04-13

By Daniel Weitzner TL;DR After Congressional action repealing the FCC’s Broadband Internet Access Provider privacy…

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Blog: Algorithmic Accountability

Published on 2017-04-10

Stop blaming the algorithm! Some paths forward on the question of algorithmic accountability By Marc Aidinoff…

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Learning from Tim Berners-Lee on the occasion of receiving the Turing Award

Published on 2017-04-04

2017-04-04 By Daniel Weitzner On the happy occasion of Professor Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s receiving the…

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