Regulating Search Conference @ Yale

The Information Society Project at Yale Law School is hosting "Regulating Search?: A Symposium on Search Engines, Law, and Public Policy," the first academic conference devoted to search engines and the law. "Regulating Search?" will take place on December 3, 2005 at Yale Law School in New Haven, CT.

Topics covered:

  • Panel 1: The Search Space
    This panel will review the wide range of what search engines do and their importance in the information ecosystem.

  • Panel 2: Search Engines and Public Regulation
    This panel will discuss the possibility of direct government regulation of search functionality.

  • Panel 3: Search Engines and Intellectual Property
    This panel will review past and present litigation involving search engines and claims framed in the legal doctrines of copyright, trademark, patent, and right of publicity.

  • Panel 4: Search Engines and Individual Rights
    This panel will look at the role of search engines in reshaping our experience of basic rights and at the pressures the desire to protect those rights place on search.

Early bird registration fees (early registration ends on Nov. 15):

  • $35 for students

  • $75 for academic and nonprofit
  • $165 for corporate and law firm participants
Published: November 11, 2005

Comments

November 11, 2005 - 5:01pm

Nice find.

The subjects of the presentations look pretty intriguing. I'm going to have to think seriously about driving up to Connecticut for this one.

November 11, 2005 - 5:43pm

Yea, nice find. Man, you should try to get on one of those panels - gives a nice .edu link ;)

November 12, 2005 - 2:56am

Interesting topic. I just hope it leads to better search engines and SEO practices.

The thought of having the government regulate search engines, however, is somewhat unnerving.

November 12, 2005 - 6:23am

I was at a Yale CS reunion last week and spoke to one of the CS professors who will be on the panel. It should be interesting, and well-worth the drive. If that's not enough motivation, we can arrange a post-conference excursion to Mory's.

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