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The Information Society Project (ISP) at Yale Law School is an intellectual center that explores the implications of the Internet and new information technologies for law and society. The ISP is guided by the values of democracy, development, and civil liberties. Our work includes copyright, media law and policy, transparency, and privacy.

Upcoming Events

ISP Ideas Lunch - Kiel Brennan-Marquez

Date: 
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Kiel Brennan-Marquez is a visiting fellow at the Information Society Project. His research focuses on the relationship between technological evolution and jurisprudence. His previous work explored this question in the context of the Fifth Amendment; this year, he will turn his sights to the Fourth Amendment. He is especially interested in the way lawyers and judges respond to technologies they do not fully understand, and in how technological change inspires utopian and dystopian forms of argument. He holds degrees from Yale Law School and Pomona College. 

FAIA: Vivek Mohan

Date: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 12:00pm

"Privacy and Cybersecurity:  Legal Issues In Private Practice" 

Vivek is Privacy Counsel at Apple Inc., where he is responsible for privacy and security issues associated with Apple's products, services, and corporate infrastructure.  Vivek joined Apple from the Privacy, Data Security, and Information Law group at Sidley Austin LLP, where he counseled clients in the technology, telecommunications, healthcare, and financial services sectors.  Vivek is the co-editor and author of the PLI treatise "Cybersecurity: A Practical Guide to the Law of Cyber Risk," published in September 2015.