About Us

The Information Law Institute is an academic center for the study of law, policy, and social norms defining and affecting the flow of information in a digitally networked society.

Its mission is to encourage and disseminate thoughtful research and commentary, welcoming the participation of faculty, students, and other researchers across the disciplinary spectrum.

News and Announcements

AI Now: The Social and Economic Implications of Artificial Intelligence Technologies in the Near-Term
July 7, 2016

The White House and New York University’s Information Law Institute, with support from Google Open Research, Microsoft Research and the MacArthur Foundation will host a major public symposium to address the near-term impacts of artifical intelligence technologies across social and economic systems. The focus will be the challenges of the next 5-10 years, specifically addressing four themes: social inequality, labor, healthcare, and ethics. Leaders from industry, academia, and civil society will share ideas for technical design, research and policy directions.

Future of Privacy Forum Welcomes Newest Senior Fellow Ira Rubinstein

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tuesday, February 16, 2016 ‐‐ The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), a Washington, D.C. ‐ based think tank that seeks to advance responsible data practices, today announced the addition of Ira Rubinstein as its newest Senior Fellow. For the full press release click here.


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