Daniel Weitzner’s research pioneered the design of accountable systems as a new approach to privacy and investigates interaction between cryptographic technology and surveillance law. Weitzner was United States Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Internet Policy in the White House where he led initiatives on privacy, cybersecurity, copyright, and digital trade policies, and was responsible for the Obama Administration’s Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights and the OECD Internet Policymaking Principles.
Prof. Devadas’ current research areas are computer architecture, computer security, and applied cryptography. Together they bring deep technological and policy understanding
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