Research Publications

Privacy


Van Kleek, M., Liccardi, I., Binns, R., Zhao, J., Weitzner, D. J., & Shadbolt, N. (2017, May). Better the devil you know: Exposing the data sharing practices of smartphone apps. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 5208-5220). ACM. http://people.csail.mit.edu/ilaria/papers/CHI2017.pdf

Sher, V., Bemis, K. G., Liccardi, I., & Chen, M. (2017, June). An Empirical Study on the Reliability of Perceiving Correlation Indices using Scatterplots. In Computer Graphics Forum (Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 61-72). http://people.csail.mit.edu/ilaria/papers/EuroVis2017.pdf

Binns, R., Zhao, J., Van Kleek, M., Shadbolt, N., Liccardi, I., & Weitzner, D. (2017, May). My Bank Already Gets this Data: Exposure Minimisation and Company Relationships in Privacy Decision-Making. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems(pp. 2403-2409). ACM. http://people.csail.mit.edu/ilaria/papers/CHI2017-WIP.pdf

Decentralized Information Group (DIG)


Capadisli, S., Guy, A., Verborgh, R., Lange, C., Auer, S., & Berners-Lee, T. (2017, June). Decentralised Authoring, Annotations and Notifications for a Read-Write Web with dokieli. In International Conference on Web Engineering (pp. 469-481). Springer, Cham. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-60131-1_33

Sambra, A., & Kagal, L. (2017, June). Open Governance as a Service. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM on Web Science Conference (pp. 413-414). ACM. https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3098873

Critical Infrastructure

Brenner, J. (2017, March). Keeping America Safe: Toward More Secure Networks For Critical Sectors. https://internetpolicy.mit.edu/reports/Report-IPRI-CIS-CriticalInfrastructure-2017-Brenner.pdf

Autonomous Systems

Gilpin, L. H., & Yuan, B. Z. AAAI Publications. https://www.aaai.org/ocs/index.php/SSS/SSS17/paper/view/15322

App Inventor

Bau, D., Gray, J., Kelleher, C., Sheldon, J., & Turbak, F. (2017). Learnable programming: blocks and beyond. Communications of the ACM, 60(6), 72-80. https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3015455

DENG, X., & PATTON, E. W. (2017). Enabling Multi-User Computational Thinking with Collaborative Blocks Programming in MIT App Inventor. Siu-cheung KONG The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 168. http://www.eduhk.hk/cte2017/doc/CTE2017%20Proceedings.pdf#page=179

Jane, I. M., MEDLOCK-WALTON, P., & TISSENBAUM, M. (2017). App Inventor VR Editor for Computational Thinking. Siu-cheung KONG The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 160. https://www.eduhk.hk/cte2017/doc/CTE2017%20Proceedings.pdf#page=171

RUAN, L. L., PATTON, E. W., & TISSENBAUM, M. (2017). Evaluations of Programming Complexity in App Inventor. Siu-cheung KONG The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2. http://www.eduhk.hk/cte2017/doc/CTE2017%20Proceedings.pdf#page=13

Sherman, M. A. (2017). Detecting student progress during programming activities by analyzing edit operations on their blocks-based programs (Doctoral dissertation, University of Massachusetts Lowell). https://search.proquest.com/docview/1929235847?pq-origsite=gscholar

Tissenbaum, M., Sheldon, J., Seop, L., Lee, C. H., & Lao, N. (2017, April). Critical computational empowerment: Engaging youth as shapers of the digital future. In Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON), 2017 IEEE (pp. 1705-1708). IEEE. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/7943078/

TISSENBAUM, M., SHELDON, J., PATTON, E., GUPTA, A., ZHANG, E., & GOPINATH, D. (2017). Off the Screen, and Into the World of Everyday Objects: Computational Thinking for Youth with the Internet of Things. Siu-cheung KONG The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 145. https://www.eduhk.hk/cte2017/doc/CTE2017%20Proceedings.pdf#page=156

Capadisli, S., Guy, A., Lange, C., Auer, S., Sambra, A., & Berners-Lee, T. (2017, May). Linked Data Notifications: a resource-centric communication protocol. In European Semantic Web Conference (pp. 537-553). Springer, Cham. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-58068-5_33

Advanced Network Architecture (ANA)

Clark, D. (2018), Designing an Internet. MIT press. https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/designing-internet

Wolff, J. and Lehr, W. (2018), “When cyber threats loom, what can state and local governments do?” Georgetown Journal of International Affairs.

Wolff, J. and Lehr, W. (2018), “Roles for Policy-Makers in Emerging Cyber Insurance Industry Partnerships,” TPRC46: Research Conference on Communications, Information and Internet Policy, American University, Washington, DC. Abstract available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3141409.

Ahmad, W. (2018), “Why Botnets Persist: Designing Effective Technical and Policy Interventions” Submitted to Journal of Information Policy.

Testart, C. (2018). Reviewing a Historical Internet Vulnerability: Why Isn’t BGP More Secure and What Can We Do About it? TPRC  (Vol. 46).

Lehr, W., Clark, D., Bauer, S., Berger, A., and Richter, P. (2018), “Whither the Public Internet?,” TPRC46. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3141969.

Sicker, D. and Lehr, W.,(2018), “Telecom Déjà Vu: A Model for Sharing in Broadband Access”. Abstract available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3142172.

Lehr, W. and Sicker, D. (2018), “Communications Act 2021,” Journal of High Technology Law, (Vol. 18, No. 2 pp. 270-330). Available at https://cpb-us-e1.wpmucdn.com/sites.suffolk.edu/dist/5/1153/files/2018/05/Communications-Act-2021-1fkmij5.pdf.

Bauer, S. and Lehr, W. (2018), “Measuring Mobile Broadband Performance,” TPRC46. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3138610.

Karimi, P., Raychaudhuri, D., Lehr, W., and Seskar, I. (2018), “SMAP: A Scalable and Distributed Architecture for Dynamic Spectrum Management,” IEEE DySPAN 2018, Seoul, Korea, October 2018.

Gomez, M., Lehr, W., Weiss, M., and McHenry, G. (2018), “Spectrum Valuation: Implications for Sharing and Secondary Markets,” TPRC46. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3142182.

Dhamdhere, A., Clark, D., et al. (2018), Inferring Persistent Interdomain Congestion, SIGCOMM ’18, August 20–25, 2018, Budapest, Hungary. (This work won a Best Paper award.)

Clark, D., Dhamdhere, A., Claffy, K.C., and Luckie, M. (2018), Detecting Internet Congestion at Interconnection Points: An Empirical Analysis. TPRC 46.

Richter, P., Padmanabhan, R., Spring, N., Berger, A., and Clark, D. (2018) Advancing the Art of Internet Edge Outage Detection. ACM Internet Measurement Conference, October 2018, Boston MA.

Claffy, K.C., and Clark, D. (2017). The 9th Workshop on Active Internet Measurements (AIMS-9) Report. ACM SIGCOMM COMPUTER COMMUNICATION REVIEW, (47(5), 35-38). 

https://www.caida.org/publications/papers/2017/aims2017_report/aims2017_report.pdf

Clark, D. (2017). Workshop on Internet Economics (WIE2016) Final Report. ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 47(3), 34-39. https://ccronline.sigcomm.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/sigcomm-ccr-final99-1.pdf

Fruchter, N., Karpf, B., & Liccardi, I. (2017). Insights into Unsolicited Consumer Thoughts on IoT Device Privacy and Security.  https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2925355

Giotsas, V., Smaragdakis, G., Dietzel, C., Richter, P., Feldmann, A., & Berger, A. (2017). Inferring BGP Blackholing Activity in the Internet. http://people.csail.mit.edu/awberger/papers/Inferring_BGP_Blackholing_Activity_in_the_Internet.pdf

Giotsas, V., Dietzel, C., Smaragdakis, G., Feldmann, A., Berger, A., & Aben, E. (2017, August). Detecting Peering Infrastructure Outages in the Wild. In Proceedings of the Conference of the ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication (pp. 446-459). ACM. https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3098855

Stocker, V., Smaragdakis, G., Lehr, W., & Bauer, S. (2017). The growing complexity of content delivery networks: Challenges and implications for the Internet ecosystem. Telecommunications Policy. (Vol. 41 (10), No. 3, pp. 1003-1016). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308596116302476

Klym, N. and Clark, D. (2017) The Future of the Ad-Supported Internet Ecosystem. IPRI Working paper.

Wolff, J. and Lehr, W. (2017), “Degrees of Ignorance About the Costs of Data Breaches: What Policymakers Can and Can’t Do About the Lack of Good Empirical Data,” 45th Research Conference on Communications, Information and Internet Policy (TPRC45), September 2017, Alexandria, VA. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2943867

Lehr, W. and Sicker D. (2017), “Would you like your Internet with or without Video,” Journal of Law, Technology & Policy, (vol. 2017 (issue 1 Spring)). Available at http://illinoisjltp.com/journal/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Lehr.pdf.

Klym, N., and Clark, D. (Working draft: October 2017) The Convergence of Content and Conversation: Approaches to Regulating Social Media.

Lehr, W. and Sharafat, A. (2017), “ICT Engines for Sustainable Development,” in A. Sharafat & W. Lehr (eds.), ICT-centric economic growth, innovation and job creation, Geneva, Switzerland: International Telecommunications Union (ITU). Available at http://handle.itu.int/11.1002/pub/80fc3264-en.

Sharafat, A. & Lehr, W. (Eds.) (2017), ICT-centric economic growth, innovation and job creation, Geneva, Switzerland: International Telecommunications Union (ITU). Available at http://www.itu.int/pub/D-GEN-ICT_SDGS.01-2017.

Lehr (2017), “Analysis of Proposed Modifications to the CBRS PAL License Framework,” Ex parte comment submitted to Federal Communications Commission in the Matter of Promoting Investment in the 3550-3700 MHz Band, (Docket 17–258, December 2017.) Available at https://ecfsapi.fcc.gov/file/1228227728544/Lehr%20CBRS%20Comments%2017-258.pdf.

Klym, N. and Clark, D. (2017) The Future of the Ad-Supported Internet Ecosystem. IPRI Working paper.

Wolff, J. and Lehr, W. (2017), “Degrees of Ignorance About the Costs of Data Breaches: What Policymakers Can and Can’t Do About the Lack of Good Empirical Data,” 45th Research Conference on Communications, Information and Internet Policy (TPRC45), September 2017, Alexandria, VA. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2943867.

Lehr, W. and Sicker D. (2017), “Would you like your Internet with or without Video,” Journal of Law, Technology & Policy, (vol. 2017 (issue 1 Spring)). Available at http://illinoisjltp.com/journal/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Lehr.pdf.

Klym, N., and Clark, D. (Working draft: October 2017) The Convergence of Content and Conversation: Approaches to Regulating Social Media.

Lehr, W. and Sharafat, A. (2017), “ICT Engines for Sustainable Development,” in A. Sharafat & W. Lehr (eds.), ICT-centric economic growth, innovation and job creation, Geneva, Switzerland: International Telecommunications Union (ITU). Available at http://handle.itu.int/11.1002/pub/80fc3264-en.

Sharafat, A. & Lehr, W. (Eds.) (2017), ICT-centric economic growth, innovation and job creation, Geneva, Switzerland: International Telecommunications Union (ITU). Available at http://www.itu.int/pub/D-GEN-ICT_SDGS.01-2017.

Lehr (2017), “Analysis of Proposed Modifications to the CBRS PAL License Framework,” Ex parte comment submitted to Federal Communications Commission in the Matter of Promoting Investment in the 3550-3700 MHz Band, (Docket 17–258, December 2017.) Available at https://ecfsapi.fcc.gov/file/1228227728544/Lehr%20CBRS%20Comments%2017-258.pdf.

Iosifidis, G., Koutsopoulos, I., & Smaragdakis, G. (2016). Distributed Storage Control Algorithms for Dynamic Networks. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/7797142/?reload=true.

Poularakis, K., Iosifidis, G., Smaragdakis, G., & Tassiulas, L. (2017). One Step at a Time: Optimizing SDN Upgrades in ISP Networks. In Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM. http://people.csail.mit.edu/gsmaragd/publications/Infocom2017/Infocom2017.pdf.

Karpf, B. A. (2017). Dead reckoning: where we stand on privacy and security controls for the Internet of Things (Doctoral dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology). https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/111231.

Loving, J. H. (2017). Enabling malware remediation in expanding home networks (Doctoral dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology). https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/108839.

Markel, Z. A. (2017). Designing networked objects to achieve reasonable security (Doctoral dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology). https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/111236.

Van Kleek, M., Liccardi, I., Binns, R., Zhao, J., Weitzner, D. J., & Shadbolt, N. (2017). Better the devil you know: Exposing the data sharing practices of smartphone apps. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 5208-5220). ACM. https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3025556.

Sher, V., Bemis, K. G., Liccardi, I., & Chen, M. (2017). An Empirical Study on the Reliability of Perceiving Correlation Indices using Scatterplots. In Computer Graphics Forum (Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 61-72). http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cgf.13168/full.

Binns, R., Zhao, J., Van Kleek, M., Shadbolt, N., Liccardi, I., & Weitzner, D. (2017, May). My Bank Already Gets this Data: Exposure Minimisation and Company Relationships in Privacy Decision-Making. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 2403-2409). ACM. https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3053255.

Wolff, J. and Lehr, W. (2016), “Ex-post mitigation strategies for theft of non-financial data,” TPRC44, September 2016, Alexandria, VA. Available at available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2756842 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2756842.

Luckie, M., Dhamdhere, A., Huffaker, B., Clark, D., and Claffy, K. C. (2016) bdrmap: Inference of Borders Between IP Networks. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC).

Lehr, W. (2016) “Spectrum License Design, Sharing, and Exclusion Rights,” University of Illinois Journal of Law, Technology & Policy, (Vol. 2016, Spring, No. 1, 1-33).

Bhattarai, S., Park, J., Gao, B., Bian, K., and Lehr, W. (2016), “An Overview of Dynamic Spectrum Sharing: Ongoing Initiatives, Challenges, and a Roadmap for Future Research,” IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, (2(2), 110-28).

Bhattarai, S., Jung-Min Park, and Lehr, W. (2016), “Exploiting Spatial-White-Space Opportunities in Dynamic Spectrum Sharing,” submitted to IEEE Globecom 2016, April 2016.

Weiss, M. and Lehr, W. (2016), “Enforcement in Spectrum Sharing,” submitted to IEEE JSAC Special Issue on Spectrum Sharing and Aggregation for Future Wireless Networks, April 2016.

Richter, P., Smaragdakis, G., Plonka, D., & Berger, A. (2016). Beyond counting: new perspectives on the active IPv4 address space. arXiv preprint arXiv:1606.00360. https://arxiv.org/abs/1606.00360

Stocker, V., Smaragdakis, G., Lehr, W., & Bauer, S. (2016). Content may be king, but (peering) location matters: A progress report on the evolution of content delivery in the internet. https://www.econstor.eu/handle/10419/148708

Claffy, K. C., Clark, D. D., Bauer, S., & Dhamdhere, A. D. (2016). Policy Challenges in Mapping Internet Interdomain Congestion. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2756868

Bauer, S.,  Lehr, W., and Mou, M. (2016). Improving the Measurement and Analysis of Gigabit Broadband Networks. Browser Download This Paper. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2757050

Bauer, S., & Lehr, W. (2015, September). Improving the Measurement and Analysis of Gigabit Broadband Network Performance. In Telecommunications Policy Research Conference.

Rock, C. T. (2016). Examining Key Mobility Resources through Denial of Service Attacks on proposed Global Name Resolution Services. https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/104385

Jing, Y. (2016). Evaluating caching mechanisms in future Internet architectures (Doctoral dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology). https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/106120

Xu, S. (2016). Modeling user network transitions: various approaches (Doctoral dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology). https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/106397

Clark, D., Claffy, K.C.: “Anchoring policy development around stable pointsTelecommunications Policy  (Volume 39 Issue 10, November 2015).

Bauer, S., Lehr, W., and Hung, S. (2015), “Gigabit Broadband, Interconnection Propositions, and the Challenge of Managing Expectations,” TPRC2015, Alexandria, VA, September 2015. Available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2586805.

Lehr, W., Kenneally, E., and Bauer, S. (2015), “The Road to an Open Internet is Paved with Pragmatic Disclosure & Transparency Policies,” 43rd Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy Paper (TPRC43). Available at https://ssrn.com/abstract=2587718.

Weiss, M., Lehr, W., Acker, A., and Gomez, M. (2015), Socio-Technical Considerations for Spectrum Access System (SAS) Design, IEEE DySPAN 2015. Available at http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/25828/1/dyspan_revisions_4.pdf.

Reed, J., Park, J., Lehr, W., Sayed, A., and Woodney, L. (2015), “Executive Summary: The Second Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum Workshop,” a National Science Foundation Sponsored Event, Arlington, VA, 19-20 October 2015. Available at https://earsworkshop.wireless.vt.edu/pdfs/EARS_2015_workshop_report_final_ver.pdf.

Lehr, W., Kahn, C., and Kutsche C. (2015), “Final Report: Federal-Commercial Spectrum Sharing Workshop: Models, Applications, and Impacts of Incentives for Sharing,” NITRD Wireless Spectrum R&D Senior Steering Group Workshop VII Report, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, March 19, 2015. Available at https://www.nitrd.gov/nitrdgroups/images/d/dc/WSRD_Workshop_VII_Report.pdf.

Claffy, K.C. and Clark, D., (2014). Platform Models for Sustainable Internet Regulation. Journal of Information Policy (vol. 4 pp. 463-488). doi:10.5325/jinfopoli.4.2014.0463.

Clark, D., Bauer, S., Lehr, W., Claffy, K.C., Dhamdhere, A.D., Huffaker, B., Luckie, M. “Measurement and Analysis of Internet Interconnection and Congestion” Journal of Information Policy, (Vol 4).

Lehr, W. and Oliver, M. (2014), “Small cells and the mobile broadband ecosystem,” Euro ITS2014, Brussels, June 2014. Available at http://econpapers.repec.org/paper/zbwitse14/101406.htm.

Lehr, W. (2014) “Benefits of Competition in Mobile Services,” a white paper submitted as Ex Parte to FCC in the matter of Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Seeks Comment on the State of Mobile Wireless Competition, (WT Docket No. 13-135, 24, March 2014). Available at http://apps.fcc.gov/ecfs/document/view?id=7521094963.

Lehr, W. (2014), “PALs as Options to Exclude GAA,” Reply Comments submitted in the matter of Amendment of the Commission’s Rules with Regard to Commercial Operations in the 3550-3650 MHz Band, (GN Docket 12-354, August 15, 2014). Available at http://apps.fcc.gov/ecfs/document/view?id=7521763142.

Lehr, W. (2014), “The Mistake of One-Sided Open Internet Policy,” a white paper, prepared with support from the American Cable Association, July 2014. Available at http://apps.fcc.gov/ecfs/document/view?id=7521683605.

Bauer, S., Clark, D., and Lehr, W. (2009) The Evolution of Internet Congestion. In Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy (TPRC).