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Should we Have a Right to Be Forgotten?

Editor’s Note: This post was a collaboration between graduate student Aditi Chawla, professor Martha Garcia-Murillo, and associate professor Ian MacInnes Another piece of the recently-launched European General Data Protection Regulation is the Right to be Forgotten. There is some timely research from iSchool faculty members Martha Garcia-Murillo and Ian MacInnes that addresses the regulatory aspects of social media…. Read the full article…


Data Privacy: Demystifying The GDPR

Editor’s Note: This post was a collaboration between graduate student Smirity Kaushik and assistant professor Yang Wang. Have you noticed that recently many companies such as Google, Spotify, and LinkedIn have sent emails or alerts notifying you about changes in their privacy policies? Why are they all doing that? Well, companies around the world are getting… Read the full article…



Drone Technology’s Popularity and Regulatory Environment

Drones have taken the world by storm. Numerous celebrities, especially those on YouTube, have purchased drone technology to improve their video production quality and cinematography. The 2018 Olympic opening ceremonies featured over 1,000 drones in a world record feat of simultaneous drone flying. Personal drones, officially dubbed as Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) by the Federal… Read the full article…


Why Data is the New Oil

Oil has traditionally been considered one of the most valuable physical assets for the last few centuries. But this important commodity may have a new replacement: Data. The arrival of the computer and subsequent evolution of internet has created a human reliance on technology. It has given birth to the importance of data. The top… Read the full article…



What is The iSchool?

We asked three iSchool students: what is the iSchool? Learn how Chris, Nidha, and Tyler answered that question and learn the different ways they discovered the iSchool. Intra-University Transfer: Chris Yin ’18 Chris is currently a senior studying Information Management & Technology. What was your major before IM&T? Before I became an IM&T major, I was… Read the full article…




The KRACK Attack and Lessons for IT Professionals

Earlier this year, wireless geeks celebrated the 20th birthday of Wi-Fi, the mobile networking technology we rely on every day for work and play. Whether you’re connected to Syracuse University’s AirOrange, your home network, or public hotspots, Wi-Fi is a mission-critical service, most of us can’t live without it. Until last week, we all thought… Read the full article…