Early-Stage Research Panel on the Law & Economics of Digital Information Policy
Event submitted on Monday, November 2nd 2020, approved by Charles Villanueva ✓
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An in-depth look at the legal side of Information Communication and technology.
Conference Event Summary
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The Program on Economics & Privacy (PEP), part of the Law & Economics Center at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School is soliciting academics to present early-stage research ideas on the law and economics of digital information policy during a program held in Naples, Florida from January 28-31, 2021.
These panels are designed to provide constructive feedback to authors at the initial stage of a research project from a group of leading academics and practitioners from private practice, industry, and government.
PEP is interested in projects on privacy, data security, consumer protection, and telecommunications. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, those that consider specifically the application or intersection of economics with:
- The relationship between data-driven advertising and competition.
- The relationship between data-driven advertising and online content creation and quality.
- Ad-supported online media and equity of access.
- First Amendment issues related to privacy regulation.
- Measuring harms from a data breach.
- Measuring subjective privacy harms.
- Privacy harms and standing in federal courts after Spokeo.
- The relationship between privacy and competition policy.
- Consumer protection policy surrounding fake reviews and influencers.
- Democracy and social media.
- Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.