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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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The White House names CITP Director Ed Felten as U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer. Ed’s new appointment is now in effect and he will join the White House staff full-time from June 1, 2015 until December 31, 2016. While Ed is in Washington, CITP will continue under the direction of Acting Director Nick Feamster, an…
On Saturday, May 2, 2015, CITP, LAPA, and WWS will co-sponsor two events related to Edward Snowden and his disclosures. In the morning, we will host a live video conversation between Edward Snowden (in Russia) and Bart Gellman (in Princeton). During the afternoon, we are holding a conference on the impacts of the Snowden disclosures…
A team including Roya Ensafi, a Princeton University CITP affiliate and computer science postdoc, has identified a new attack tool used by China in recent DDoS attacks on GitHub and GreatFire.org. Ensafi collaborated with researchers at the Citizen Lab, the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI), and UC Berkeley. They have named the tool the “Great…
Congratulations to CITP computer science graduate student Annie Edmundson for winning a National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship in the area of Computer and Computational Sciences. This is a very competitive and prestigious three-year fellowship. Way to go Annie! More information about the fellowship can be found on the NDSEG website.
Please join CITP in welcoming Nick Feamster as a new faculty member in the Computer Science Department. Nick arrived at the University in January after spending nine years at Georgia Tech, and CITP is excited to have him as our newest affiliated faculty member. Nick will be sharing CITP’s space in Sherrerd Hall, so feel…
CITP is very excited to announce that Assistant Professor Arvind Narayanan, Professor Ed Felten and Postdoctoral Research Associate Joe Bonneau, along with graduate student Andrew Miller from the University of Maryland worked together this past summer and fall to create their first MOOC, which is set to begin on February 16, 2015. The course is…
Along with the Media Innovation Lab (MiLab), we’re excited to announce our inaugural Doctoral Workshop, to be held April 6th to April 8th at Princeton. Participating doctoral students will be selected through a competitive review process and will receive support for travel and lodging up to $500 per attendee. Students are encouraged to submit dissertation-relevant…