TPL in the Media

March 21, 2023

Bloomberg Law Spotlights Tech Policy Lab for Innovation and Experiential Learning

Bloomberg Law

Bloomberg Law is spotlighting the excellence of the Tech Policy Lab as part of its 2022 Law School Innovation Program. Named alongside schools like Northwestern’s Pritzker School of Law and UC San Francisco’s College of the Law, the UW collaboration was noted for its “innovative program that is advancing legal education.” The Tech Policy Lab […]


March 3, 2023

TPL Faculty Associate Emily Bender profiled in New York Magazine

New York Magazine

Tech Policy Lab Faculty Associate and UW Linguistics professor Emily Bender was profiled in New York Magazine. The profile focuses on Bender’s work with large language models (LLMs) and how she has worked to emphasize the importance of humanity and differentiating humans from language models.


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 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 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 22, 2022

Co-Director Comments on How TikTok Scrutiny Should Be Part of a Larger Privacy Conversation


Co-Director Ryan Calo suggests on NPR and on a podcast with KUOW, that the proposed legislation on TikTok is more about geopolitical tensions than TikTok itself. Calo and another expert also express concern that banning a communications platform may raise First Amendment issues. Instead, Calo hopes this conversation can help push policy in a positive, more […]


November 28, 2022

Co-Director Comments on Police Robots Using Lethal Force in San Francisco


Co-Director Ryan Calo shares his thoughts with NPR on San Francisco’s recent policy proposal in favor of allowing lethal force for police robots. Although arguing that lethal force-enabled robots may ultimately be safer for both law enforcement and suspects, co-director Calo also points out topics of concern such as police robot liability and the social […]


November 16, 2022

Co-Director and TPL PhD Student co-author paper on privacy concerns for 3D real estate listings

UW News

3D tours on real estate websites allow viewers to view rooms on real estate listings. This technology feature nevertheless comes with privacy risks. Tech Policy Lab Co-Director Yoshi Kohno and Tech Policy Lab student McAmis co-authored a paper on how personal data can be found in the rooms of these listings and how these vulnerabilities […]


November 4, 2022

Co-Director reflects on the long-term view of technology

UW iSchool

Co-Director Batya Friedman tackled the difficult questions in a recent article by the University of Washington’s School of Information: Does it make life better for people, now and in the future? Does it account for human values? Is it something we even need in the first place? Throughout the article, she discusses past work on Value […]


October 31, 2022

TPL PhD students discuss agricultural technology

Tech Policy Press

Nicholas T. Logler, a Ph.D candidate at the UW Information School and Rian Wanstreet, a Ph.D candidate at the University of Washington recently expressed the necessity to include agriculture in the Tech Policy debate. They urge the audience to look more into data, environmental, impact and security with the next generation of farming tech possibly being […]


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