What if gatekeepers of the broadband pipes could provide preferential treatment to customers? A 2013 research roundup sheds light on the net-neutrality policy and legal debates.
2013 review of recent reports that provide data-driven perspective on U.S. broadband speeds and their relative value compared to international standards.
2012 and 2013 reports from Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society and the University of New Hampshire examine and consolidate the research findings of recent studies.
2013 study from USC showing the promise and challenges involved in a program providing access to computers to low-income residents in Los Angeles.
2013 study in American Political Science Review on the association between increased cell phone availability and usage and the capacity for violent conflict.
2013 study in Scientific Reports demonstrating that small amounts of geographical data from cell phones can be used to identify individuals.
2013 research review on the growing ability of computers to gather, analyze, link and compare large data sets, with a look at the deep implications for how the information business may evolve.
2013 paper from the New America Foundation on existing scholarship on mobile phone use in the developing world that critically examines the potential downsides.
2013 study in Information, Communication & Society on the rates at which frequent users of communications technologies report work-life conflicts.
2013 report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project and Harvard's Berkman Society for Internet & Society on levels of teen mobile and Internet use.