February 6, 2023

Co-Director & Ph.D. Student’s Paper Featured in 3 Articles About Defining Privacy and the Dilemmas of Privacy Legislation

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TPL Co-Director Ryan Calo and Ph.D. student María P. Angel’s paper, Distinguishing Privacy Law: A Critique of Privacy as Social Taxonomy, is mentioned in three articles. As iterated by all articles, Calo and Angel illustrate the difficulty of defining what exactly ‘privacy’ constitutes especially in creating laws and regulation. Since ‘privacy’ can be interpreted in […]


January 25, 2023

Co-Director Joins World Bank Data Privacy Day to Discuss Privacy and Vulnerability

World Bank Live

In a lunchtime talk at the World Bank Data Privacy Day 2023, TPL Co-Director Ryan Calo discussed the topic of vulnerability and privacy. Calo stressed the importance of how users can become vulnerable online, especially when companies and organizations have to handle user information. Each person can be in a state of vulnerability online, and […]


January 24, 2023

Co-Director Mentioned in an Article About AI and Tort Law

Chief Executive

In a recent article with Chief Executive, TPL Co-Director Ryan Calo speaks on a possible but terrifying possibility of artificial intelligence. AI is designed to create better, faster, and more efficient solutions for humans. But, who is responsible for the damages that AI may create? Calo states that even in an effort to maximize efficiency, […]


Co-Director Comments on the Debate About Taser-Drone Technology


TPL Co-Director Ryan Calo provided a statement concerning the Taser-equipped drone technology that Axon has developed in a Forbes article. Calo claims in the article that locals of a community should have a say over what kind of technologies will be implemented for safety. Technological industries and law enforcement should adhere to the needs of […]


January 19, 2023

Co-Director interviews three visiting legal fellows at the Center for an Informed Public to discuss misinformation and law

Center for an Informed Public

In a Q&A video series, TPL Co-Director Ryan Calo interviewed Danielle Citron, a University of Virginia Law professor, Olivier Sylvain, a Fordham University Law professor and Federal Trade Commission advisor, and Ari Ezra Waldman, a professor of law and computer science at Northeastern University. Calo touches on various misinformation subjects such as deep fakes and […]


UW Tech Policy Lab Recognized by Bloomberg as a Top Legal Education Innovation Program

Bloomberg Law

For Immediate Release Contact: Kim Eckart UW News (206) 616-5847 keckart@uw.edu UW Tech Policy Lab Recognized by Bloomberg as a Top Legal Education Innovation Program Seattle, Wash Jan 18, 2023 – The Bloomberg Law 2022 Law School Innovation Program celebrates pioneering schools making an impact on the legal field. It has named the UW Tech […]


January 11, 2023

Co-Director Speaks on Seattle Schools’ Lawsuit Against Social Media Companies


In three news articles, TPL Co-Director Ryan Calo comments on the current lawsuit against social media companies. The Seattle and Kent school districts have both expressed concern about the effects of social media on their students and children. According to these districts, their students have experienced mental health issues associated with what they saw when […]


January 10, 2023

Co-Director’s Paper Received Honorable Mention at the 10th Annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition

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Co-Director Tadayoshi Kohno’s paper, “Defensive Technology Use by Political Activists during the Sudanese Revolution” received an honorable mention at the 10th Annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition. Along with other authors including Alaa Daffalla, Lucy Simko, and Alexandru G. Gardas, Kohno highlights how 13 Sudanese activists used technology during political strife. In their paper, they […]


January 5, 2023

Co-Director Named an IEEE Fellow

Allen School News

TLP Co-Director Tadayoshi Kohno was recently named an IEEE Fellow. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is the world’s largest technical professional association, and they are committed to creating technologies that benefit society. Kohno received an honor for his “contributions to cybersecurity”, as his work spans in many fields at the University of Washington. […]


December 23, 2022

Co-Director Featured in a Podcast About Technology Used in Policing


TPL Co-Director Ryan Calo is one of the guests featured in a podcast with LAist about the debate over technology being used in policing. The LAPD recently approved the use of a robotic dog called ‘Spot’ and will be used in a limited number of situations. According to the podcast, the robotic dog will be […]