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The Center for Information Technology Policy is an interdisciplinary center at Princeton University. CITP is a nexus of expertise in technology, engineering, public policy, and the social sciences. In keeping with the strong University tradition of service, the Center's research, teaching, and events address digital technologies as they interact with society.

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The National Academy of Engineering announced on Thursday, February 7, 2013 that Edward W. Felten, professor of computer science and public affairs, and director, Center for Information Technology Policy, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J., has been elected to the National Academy “For contributions to security of computer systems, and for impact on public policy.” From the…
The Center for Information Technology Policy (citp.princeton.edu) is an interdisciplinary research center at Princeton that sits at the crossroads of engineering, the social sciences, law, and policy. CITP seeks Fellowship and Postdoc applicants for the 2012-2013 school year from academia, industry, government, and civil society. These are one year appointments — usually from July 1st…
The 2012-2013 academic year is well underway, and the Center for Information Technology Policy is buzzing with fellows and departmental guests. Look forward to their posts on Freedom to Tinker in the days and weeks to come, say hello if you see them in the hallways, and read their full bios on the fellows page.
Last month, publications from CITP students and faculty won the two top honors at USENIX Security. The conference is one of the leading venues for academic research on computer security. The papers were: Social Networking with Frientegrity: Privacy and Integrity with an Untrusted Provider Ariel J. Feldman, Aaron Blankstein, Michael J. Freedman, and Edward W.…
Each year, one faculty member is chosen to address the incoming Freshman Class. This year, CITP Director Ed Felten delivered a lecture entitled “TMI: Information, Identity, and Privacy”. The video is available on the Princeton web site.