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Informing the Debate on Digital Technology and Society

The Center for Information Technology Policy (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 CITP Community Mourns the Loss of Friend and Colleague Professor Joel Reidenberg

We are deeply saddened to share the news of the passing of Joel Reidenberg on April 21, 2020. Joel was the inaugural Microsoft Visiting Professor of Information Technology Policy at CITP in 2013-2014, and then stayed on to be an active part of the CITP community as a...

CITP Webinar: Ed Felten – COVID-19, Technology, Privacy and Civil Liberties

Many systems have been proposed for using technology to help individuals and public health officials better respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. This talk will analyze the major proposed uses of information technology in the public health response to COVID-19, including...

Multi-year datasets suggest projecting outcomes of people’s lives with AI isn’t so simple

The machine learning techniques scientists use to predict outcomes from large datasets may fall short when it comes to projecting the outcomes of people’s lives, according to a mass collaborative study led by researchers at Princeton. CITP Interim Director Matthew...

COVID-19 Information and Updates

To protect the health and safety of the University community from the progression of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Princeton University has implemented new policies and practices. These policies are based on "the concept of social distancing, and the goal is to decrease the...