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.

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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Blog: Markel – Passwords are not the problem

Published on 2017-01-30

By: Zane Markel January 30, 2017 In the wake of the headline-grabbing Mirai DDoS attacks…

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Increasing the trustworthiness of AI systems to ensure that they are both explainable and accountable.

Student Reflections (China 2017) – Matías Aránguiz V. (SJTU)

Published on 2018-03-27

By: Matías Aránguiz V. PhD student in Law, Shanghai Jiaotong University During the summer, a team…

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Student Reflections (China 2017) – Leilani Gilpin (MIT)

Published on 2018-03-27

Student Reflections: Leilani Gilpin (MIT) By: Leilani Gilpin I did’t know what to expect when…

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Helping to inform meaningful policy that ensures the safety of private information held on the Internet.

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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Blog: US and EU Data Privacy – Transatlantic Privacy Solutions for 2017

Published on 2017-03-16

Globalization and technological advances pose common challenges to providing a progressive, sustainable model for protecting…

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Blog: Keys Under Doormats – Should The Police Be Able To Break Into Your Phone?

Published on 2017-03-16

Should Law Enforcement Be Able To Break Into Your Phone? Political and law enforcement leaders…

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Investigating network architectures, systems, and protocols from a policy perspective.

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