Scholarly Publications

Content-Oblivious Trust and Safety Techniques: Results from a Survey of Online Service Providers

A new publication from Riana Pfefferkorn of the Stanford Internet Observatory

Data Collection: Lessons of Cost-Benefit Analysis, Skepticism, and Legal Transparency

An article in the Journal of National Security Law and Policy (JNSLP) from James X. Dempsey of the Program on Geopolitics, Technology and Governance.

Middle East Influence Operations: Observations Across Social Media Takedowns

Researchers Shelby Grossman, Renee DiResta and Josh A. Goldstein examine Middle East influence operations across social media, including how regimes incorporated social media activities into their...

Other Publications

Combating Information Manipulation: A Playbook for Elections and Beyond

A new playbook from the International Republican Institute (IRI), the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the Stanford Internet Observatory (SIO) aims to help identify, respond to, and build long...

Privacy, Middleware, and Interoperability

Can Technical Solutions, Including Blockchain, Help Us Avoid Hard Tradeoffs?

News

Playbook shares best practices to combat information manipulation

September 2021

The playbook will be launched on Monday 20 September at 9:30am ET.

America’s Anti-Hacking Laws Pose a Risk to National Security

September 2021

A new piece in Brookings by Riana Pfefferkorn looks at anti-hacking laws

How Stanford Scholars Are Teaching the Next Generation About 9/11

September 2021

On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, four Stanford scholars and leading experts in national security, terrorism and contemporary conflict – Condoleezza Rice, Amy Zegart, Martha Crenshaw and Lisa Blaydes...

Events

What The Multistakeholder Approach Can Bring to Content Policy Debates

September 21, 2021

PART OF THE FALL SEMINAR SERIES Join us next via Zoom next week on Tue, September 28th from 12 PM - 1 PM PST for a conversation with PDI fellows, Julie Owono and Dr Niousha Roshani, moderated by Co...

Technology and Geopolitics: EU Proposals for Regulating Rights, Security and Trade

August 27, 2021

YOUTUBE RECORDING The future of technology policy in Europe will be affected by growing nationalism and protectionism, cyber and national security threats, and great power rivalries.

Confronting Health Misinformation: A Discussion with the Surgeon General on Building a Healthy Information Environment

June 25, 2021

* WATCH THE YOUTUBE LIVE STREAM *   Join the Stanford Internet Observatory for a conversation with US Surgeon General Vivek H.

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Dan Boneh Dan Boneh Co-director, Cyber Policy Center Professor, Electrical Engineering