IPRI Research

The MIT Internet Policy Research Initiative produces policy research in a variety of technical fields, including cybersecurity, AI policy, privacy, advanced network architectures, decentralized web, and app development.

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Addressing BGP Serial Hijacking

While nearly essential for modern-day society, the technologies we use to share information on the…

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Ensuring Privacy While Utilizing Citizen Data in India

Using data from city citizens to advance government efficiency while maintaining their privacy appears to…

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Ensuring that Smart Cities Don’t Become Surveillance Cities

On my way to work, I pass no less than three bike-sharing stations. I use…

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Why Botnets Persist: Designing Effective Technical and Policy Interventions

Written by Wajeeha Ahmad. Botnets, networks of malware-infected machines controlled by an attacker called the…

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Neural Networks and the Lottery Ticket Hypothesis

Deep neural networks, computer systems loosely modeled after the human brain, are found in the…

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Paper: The Future of the Ad-Supported Internet Ecosystem

Instead of charging their users directly, popular social media sites – such as Facebook, Twitter,…

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