February 29, 2024

Securing the Web PKI

CITP is releasing a report today based on a two day in-person workshop on the security of the Web Public Key Infrastructure (Web PKI) we held last year. The workshop convened a multistakeholder gathering of experts from across the internet infrastructure, including browser developers, certificate authorities, content delivery networks, cloud providers, civil society, and academia. […]

How to Promote Responsible Open Foundation Models

Experts from industry, academia and government share lessons learned and outline a path forward at a Princeton-Stanford workshop Author Kevin Klyman is a researcher at the Stanford Center for Research on Foundation Models and M.A. candidate at Stanford University. Foundation models are the centerpiece of the modern AI ecosystem, leading to rapid innovation, deployment, and […]

Building Respectful Products using Crypto: Lea Kissner at CITP

How can we build respect into products and systems? What role does cryptography play in respectful design? Speaking today at CITP is Lea Kissner (@LeaKissner), global lead of Privacy Technology at Google. Lea has spent the last 11 years designing and building security and privacy for Google projects from the grittiest layers of infrastructure to […]

PrivaCI Challenge: Context Matters

by  Yan Shvartzshnaider and Marshini Chetty In this post, we describe the Privacy through Contextual Integrity (PrivaCI) challenge that took place as part of the symposium on applications of contextual integrity sponsored by Center for Information Technology Policy and Digital Life Initiative at Princeton University. We summarize the key takeaways from the unfolded discussion. We welcome […]

How can we scale private, smart contracts? Ed Felten on Arbitrum

Smart contracts are powerful virtual referees for holding money and carrying out agreed-on procedures in cases of disputes, but they can’t guarantee privacy and have strict scalability limitations. How can we improve on these constraints? Here at the Center for IT Policy, it’s the first event of our weekly Tuesday lunch series. Speaking today is […]