The FCC is set to consider two apparently forthcoming Notices of Proposed Rulemaking that will shape the mobile broadband sector for years to come. It’s not hyperbole to say that the FCC’s approach to the two issues at hand — the design of spectrum auctions and the definition of the FCC’s spectrum screen — can make or break wireless broadband in this country.
TAP sat down with Josh Lerner, TAP scholar and the Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking at Harvard Business School, to discuss his latest book, The Architecture of Innovation. In this interview, Lerner discusses why many companies struggle with innovation and how they can get it right in the future.
Microsoft hosted a panel discussion with three TAP scholars from the Toulouse Network of Information Technology (TNIT) in Washington, D.C. on restoring U.S. competitiveness.
Barbara van Schewick’s book, “Internet Architecture and Innovation,” recently released in paperback, has come to be recognized as an essential work on the policy of network neutrality. Given the net neutrality issues in the news lately, the information in this book is as relevant now as when it was originally published two years ago.
In this post, danah boyd says, “the advice that children need to negotiate networked publics parallels advice that parents have always given when their children encounter public spaces.” Originally written for a new website, A Platform for Good, Dr. boyd provides insight from her research that examines the intersection of technology, society, and youth culture.
The Berkman Center for Internet & Society released a report this week on bullying in a networked era. The purpose of the report is to “translate” scholarly research on youth bullying –both online or “cyberbullying” and bullying that occurs offline—for a public audience.
TAP scholar Peter Swire recently published two new books on privacy. The first explores privacy and data protection practice areas relevant to all privacy professions, while his second examines privacy-sector privacy laws.
Professor Randy Picker, University of Chicago Law School, examines the enormous turmoil in the book market. With e-books, Amazon’s strong position in the book market, and the recent antitrust lawsuit against Apple and five book publishers over price-fixing allegations, the cost of books and e-books vary greatly.
Susan Athey and Hal Varian debate Internet competition and antitrust during the Technology Policy Institute Forum.
Yesterday, President Barack Obama announced his nomination of F. Scott Kieff for Member position with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) and Joshua D. Wright for Commissioner with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).