Challenges in measuring the Internet for the public Interest

16 Pages Posted: 3 Aug 2021

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KC Claffy

University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

David D. Clark

MIT CSAIL

Date Written: August 3, 2021

Abstract

The goal of this paper is to offer framing for conversations about the role of measurement in informing public policy about the Internet, the barriers to gathering measurements, public policy challenges that are creating pressure for reform in this space, and recommended actions that could facilitate gathering of measurements to support policy-making.

Keywords: Internet, measurement, public policy, privacy, technology

Suggested Citation

Claffy, KC C. and Clark, David D., Challenges in measuring the Internet for the public Interest (August 3, 2021). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3898347 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3898347

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