NetGov Lab Doctoral Researcher, Erica Diya Basu, presented her work on privacy and data protection in India at the inaugural TriSchool PhD Research Conference hosted on Friday, February 22, by American University’s School of Communication, School of International Service, and the School of Public Affairs.
Internet Governance Lab Faculty Director Dr. Laura DeNardis and Ms. Samantha Bradshaw, D.Phil. candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute have co-published a paper titled "Privacy by Infrastructure: The Unresolved Case of the Domain Name System" in Policy & Internet.
Doctoral Researcher Erica Diya Basu presented “Protecting Children’s Data in the Digital Era: The India Story” at the University of Thai Chamber of Commerce-Thailand Ministry of Data Economy & Society Workshop “Developing ASEAN Guidelines and Promoting Awareness on Child and Youth Online Risk” in Bangkok, Thailand from August 23-24, 2018. The Workshop was the first in a series of planned seminars to address digital issues and challenges confronting societies of the ASEAN region.
Internet Governance Lab Director Dr. Laura DeNardis, AU School of Communication Professor, and Faculty Fellow Jennifer Daskal, Associate Professor of Law at AU Washington College of Law, are co-teaching the COMM-696/LAW-795CY weekly seminar "Cyber Flash Points" this semester, which examines the growing body of interdisciplinary literature and theory around global cyber governance. Each class opens with a 15-minute flash talk explaining how the technical architecture of the Internet works.
Internet Governance Lab Doctoral Researcher Erica Diya Basu presented her initial work-in-progress findings from her field research at the 20th edition of the Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute at the University of Oxford on August 3, 2018. Her PhD research examines the role of civil society organizations in shaping digital privacy discourse and influencing data protection policies in India.
Internet Governance Lab Faculty Fellow Dr. Aram Sinnreich has authored the Policy Briefing Note An International Approach to Data Privacy published by the Center for Media and Social Impact at American University's School of Communication. In the wake of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and recent events which have unfolded surrounding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, this policy brief argues that an international approach to standardizing and coordinating data protection policy is key to restoring data security.