How will the outcome of the ongoing Hulk Hogan-Gawker trial impact future litigation and the freedom of the online press? We asked law professor Jessica Silbey and communication studies professor Dale Herbeck.
In an age of increasingly sophisticated computer hacks, new professor Cristina Nita-Rotaru designs systems that can withstand misconfigurations and cyberattacks.
David Choffnes, a mobile systems expert at Northeastern University, and his research colleagues have released the novel app just four days after the Federal Communications Commission voted for net neutrality.
Edmund Yeh, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, is working to design a better Internet, one that’s more equipped to meet its growing traffic demands. His approach: create a network of Internet drains.
Ningfang Mi, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, is exploring better ways of predicting and managing demand for cloud computing resources.
Northeastern mobile systems expert David Choffnes says data brokering, in which the data we share online is bought and sold by third parties, has blossomed into a viable industry and is the reason many popular apps are free. But he says the average user knows little about how their personal information is shared.
Not using the same password for everything is among several tips Northeastern cybersecurity expert Wil Robertson suggests to help Internet users guard their personal information online.
Alexis Ohanian, who Forbes dubbed “The Mayor of the Internet,” during a campus lecture Tuesday evening encouraged Northeastern students to use the Internet to spread their ideas.
Crowdsourced social media platforms such as Facebook and Yelp are increasingly being infiltrated by fake accounts and reviews that cloud the legitimacy of some online rating systems. Assistant professor Christo Wilson dubbed this phenomenon “crowdturfing,” and he’s determined to make these systems more secure.
On Tuesday, Northeastern University and Comcast celebrated an ongoing partnership aimed at connecting more low-income families in Boston to the Internet through PSAs and digital literacy training sessions.
The other day I starred the following headline in my RSS feed: “Any Two Pages on the Web Are Connected By 19 Clicks or Less.” I didn’t read it immediately […]
Dale Herbeck, professor and chair of the Department of Communication Studies, says the Internet, globalization, and the speed at which technology evolves has raised many questions regarding the law, freedom of expression, and privacy.