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The Center for Information Technology Policy is an interdisciplinary center at Princeton University. CITP is a nexus of expertise in technology, engineering, public policy, and the social sciences. In keeping with the strong University tradition of service, the Center's research, teaching, and events address digital technologies as they interact with society.

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Congratuations to Joshua A. Kroll, CloudFlare; Joanna Huey, Princeton University; Solon Barocas, Princeton University; Edward W. Felten, Princeton University; Joel R. Reidenberg, Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Chair in Law, Fordham University School of Law; David G. Robinson, Upturn; and Harlan Yu, Upturn for being one of five papers selected this year by the Future…
The Center for Information Technology Policy is an interdisciplinary research center at Princeton that sits at the crossroads of engineering, the social sciences, law, and policy. We are seeking applicants for various residential visiting positions and for non-residential affiliates. We are happy to hear from anyone working at the intersection of digital technology and public…
This week, the Federal Communications Commission released a new rule governing consumer opt-in requirements that ISPs must follow before collecting and sharing private information about its customers. The rule is a positive outcome for consumer privacy, as well as for all networking and security researchers, who were granted an exemption to allow them to continue…
The fourth Princeton-Fung Global Forum will convene researchers, scientists, policymakers, officials from nongovernmental organizations and industry leaders to examine digital technologies in the information age. The event, “Society 3.0+: Can Liberty Survive the Digital Age?,” will be held March 20-21, 2017, in Berlin and will explore how different countries and sectors approach the balance between…
CITP’s conference on the Security and Privacy of the Internet of Things on Friday, October 21, 2016 was a great success! We had an overwhelming response and we’d like to thank everyone for attending. We would also like to thank all of the wonderful speakers who provided us with such invaluable information. Unfortunately, our live-tweeting…
Congratulations to CITP Associated Faculty and Sociology Professor Matthew Salganik! His new book “Bit by Bit: Social Research in the Digital Age” is now in Open Review. The book combines insights from social science and data science to chart a course for the future of social research. Matt has written a post about his new…
Please join us in welcoming Brett Frischmann, CITP’s new Microsoft Visiting Professor of Information Technology Policy for the 2016-17 academic year. Frischmann is a professor at Cardozo Law School in New York City and an affiliated scholar of the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School. Please see Frischmann’s full bio on our…
In June 2015, I began as the Acting Director of the Center for Information Technology Policy, while our founding Director Ed Felten is on leave as Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer at the White House. I’m happy to take on this role for another year. We accomplished many exciting things over the past year, and…
CITP is excited to announce the launch of the Interconnection Measurement Project website. The project will collect, analyze, and then release the capacity and utilization data from ISP interconnection points. Nick Feamster details the method in his working paper “Revealing Utilization at Internet Interconnection Points,” and also discusses it in his March 11th Freedom to…
Congratulations to Nick Feamster for winning one of the eight new research project awards from the Dean for Research Innovation Fund. Nick is a professor of computer science and the acting director of CITP. Nick will work with Michael O’Reirdan of Comcast Corporation in Philadelphia to enhance the security of the Internet of Things. The…