The Ranking Digital Rights 2018 Corporate Accountability Index ranks 22 of the world’s most powerful telecommunications, internet, and mobile companies on their commitments and disclosed policies affecting users’ freedom of expression and privacy. Last year's 2017 Index, which evaluated the same companies on the same questions, found that companies leave users largely in the dark about many important policies and practices affecting users’ rights. What has changed?
The 46th Research Conference on Communications, Information, and Internet Policy (TPRC) hosted by American University's Washington College of Law (WCL) will take place September 21-22, 2018 at the WCL campus in Washington, DC. The Graduate Student Consortium will take place the day before the conference on Thursday, September 20.
Roundtable: "Interlocking or Interfering? Internet Governance of Things and the Global Intellectual Property Regime"
The Internet Governance Lab at American University (AU) is hosting the roundtable "Interlocking or Interfering? Internet Governance of Things and the Global Intellectual Property Regime" featuring Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Andrew Rens on Monday, April 16 from 2:30pm-4:30pm in the School of International Service (SIS) Building Room 300 on the AU campus.
Internet Governance Lab Faculty Fellow and Humphrey Fellow, Andrii Paziuk from Ukraine, is working with several faculty at American University's Washington College of Law (WCL) to organize the conference "Empowering Citizenship in Our Shared Digital Future" on April 3, 2018 from 9:00am-3:00pm in Grossman Hall on the WCL campus.
The Internet Governance Lab at American University (AU) and the Washington, DC Chapter of the Internet Society (ISOC-DC) are co-hosting the symposium "Governing the Internet of Things" (#IoTgov) on Friday, March 30, 2018 from 9:30am-3:00pm in the Media Innovation Lab at the School of Communication McKinley Building on the AU campus.
The sixth annual Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge will take place on March 16–17, 2018 at American University (AU) and co-organized by Internet Governance Lab Faculty Fellow Dr. Eric Novotny, Hurst Sr Professorial Lecturer and Director of the Graduate Program in US Foreign Policy & National Security at AU's School of International Service (SIS). The competition is organized and hosted by the Atlantic Council in partnership with SIS.
On Friday, March 9, 2018 from 12:00pm-1:00pm at Rayburn House Office Building Room 2237, the Congressional Internet Caucus will host a discussion with privacy experts from industry, government, and civil society on the European Commission's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The Internet Governance Lab is hosting the event "Choosing New Technologies for a Better Internet: Who Decides?" sponsored by the Washington, DC Chapter of the Internet Society on Friday, March 1, 2018 from 3:00pm-4:30pm on the American University campus in the Mary Graydon Center, Conference Room 2 (Ground Floor).
Internet Governance Lab Faculty Fellow Professor Jennifer Daskal, Associate Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law, will present our next Roundtable event on her forthcoming article "Borders and Bits" on Wednesday, January 24 from 2:30pm-4:00pm in SIS Room 300.
On Thursday, November 16th at 3pm, the Internet Governance Lab Roundtable Speaker Series will host Faculty Fellow Dr. Eric Novotny of American University’s School of International Service for a discussion on emerging information communication technologies designed to circumvent censorship and their impacts on freedom of expression and privacy online. The event will take place in SIS 260 at AU’s School of International Service.