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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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On November 20th, CITP Director Ed Felten testified about the privacy implications of data practices before the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB). Watch video of the panel here. Read a WWS article about the testimony here.
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. CITP seeks applicants for the 2015-2016 year:
We’re excited to announce that, starting today, RECAP will be operated as a joint project of CITP and Free Law Project (FLP), with FLP taking the lead on maintaining and developing the system. RECAP is the CITP-created platform that uses free browser extensions to improve the experience of using PACER, the electronic public access system…
CITP’s Microsoft Visiting Professor of Information Technology Policy Joel Reidenberg is a newly elected member of the American Law Institute. The ALI is “the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law.” Its membership is limited to 3,000 judges, lawyers, and legal scholars who demonstrate…
Ed Felten was quoted in yesterday’s New York Times article written by Farhad Manjoo regarding the Heartbleed bug. “‘Heartbleed is further evidence that we don’t have our house in order when it comes to Internet
CITP welcomes Joanna Huey as the new associate director of the center. Joanna begins her appointment at CITP on Monday, March 31, 2014. Joanna’s interests include access to legal information, civic engagement, and science and technology education. Prior to joining CITP, she clerked for the Honorable Michael Boudin, worked as a business associate at Goodwin…
Ed Felten spoke live this morning, February 18th, on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal program discussing Bitcoin. The video is available at