I thought I’d post the reading list for my preliminary examination – completed last Friday. There is an (heavily) annotated bibliography – email if you’d like a copy. Now that all of this is done, I plan to post more regularly.

Governance of Cyberspace
David R. Johnson and David G. Post, Law and Borders: The Rise of Law in Cyberspace, 48 Stan. L. Rev. 1367 (1996).
Lawrence Lessig, The Law of the Horse: What Cyberspace Might Teach, 113 (2) Harv. L. Rev. 501 (1999).
Lawrence Lessig, Code 2.0 (2006).
Tim Wu and Jack Goldsmith, Who Owns the Internet (2006).
Julie Cohen, Cyberspace as/and Space, 107 Colum. L. Rev. 210 (2007).
Pamela Samuelson, Randall Davis, Mitchell D. Kapor, & J.H. Reichman , A Manifesto Concerning the Legal Protection of Computer Programs, 94 Colum. L. Rev. 2308 (1994).
Danielle Citron, Cyber Civil Rights, 89 Boston Univ. L. Rev. 61 (2009).
Eugene Volokh, Freedom of Speech, Information Privacy, and the Troubling Implications of a Right to Stop People From Speaking About You, 52 Stan. L. Rev. 1049 (1999-2000).
Jonathan Zittrain, The Future of the Internet (2009).
Lorrie Cranor, A Framework for Reasoning About the Human in the Loop in Usability, Psychology and Security (2008).

The User
Yochai Benkler, From Consumers to Users: Shifting the Deeper Structures of Regulation Toward Sustainable Commons and User Access, 52 Fed. Comm. L.J. 561, 561-62 (2000).
James Boyle, Shamans, Software, and Spleens (1997).
Jane Ginsburg, The Cyberian Captivity of Copyright: Territoriality and Authors Rights in a Networked World, 15 Santa Clara Comp. & Tech. L. J. 347 (1999).
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall, The Soul of Creativity (2009).
Jennifer Rothman, The Questionable Use of Custom in Intellectual Property, 93 Va. L. Rev. 1899 (2007).
Julie Cohen, The Place of the Users in Copyright Law, 34 Fordham Law Rev. 347 (2005).
Susan Crawford, Who’s in Charge of Who I Am? Identity and Law Online, 49 New York Law School Law Review 211 (2004).

Information Privacy Law
What is Privacy?
Daniel Solove, Understanding Privacy (2010).
Helen Fay Nissenbaum, Privacy in Context (2009).
Harry Surden, Structural Rights of Privacy, 60 SMU L. Rev. 1605 (2007).
Alessandro Acquisti, What Behavioral Economics Can Teach Us About Privacy in Digital Privacy: Theory, Technologies, and Practices 363-377 (2008).
Deirdre Mulligan and Kenneth Bamberger, Privacy on the Books and on the Ground, 63 Stanford Law Review (forthcoming 2011).
danah boyd and Eszter Hargittai, Facebook Privacy Settings: Who Cares?, First Monday, Volume 15, No. 8, 2 Aug 2010.
Julie Cohen, The Right to Read Anonymously: A Closer Look at “Copyright Management” in Cyberspace, 28 Conn. L. Rev. 981 (1996).
Sonia Katyal, The New Surveillance, 54 Case West L. Rev 297 (2004).
Neil Richards, Intellectual Privacy, 87 Tex. L. Rev. 387 (2008).
Ryan Calo, People Can be So Fake: A New Dimension to Privacy and Technology Scholarship, 114 Penn. St. L. Rev. 809 (2010).
Data Collection and Processing
Julie Cohen, Examined Lives: Information Privacy and the Subject as Object, 52 Stan. L. Rev. 1373-1438 (2000).
Ann Bartow, Our Data, Ourselves: Privacy, Propertization, and Gender, 34 University of San Francisco Law Review 633 (Summer 2000).
Daniel Solove, The Digital Person (2006).
Paul Ohm, Broken Promises of Privacy: Responding to the Surprising Failure of Anonymization, 57 UCLA L. Rev. 1701 (2010).
Scott R. Peppet, Unraveling Privacy: The Personal Prospectus & The Threat of a Full Disclosure Future, Northwestern Univ. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2011).
The Distribution of Private Information
Daniel Solove, The Future of Reputation (2008).
Viktor Mayer-Schonberger, Delete (2009).
Lior Strahilevitz, A Social Networks Theory of Privacy, 72 U. Chi. L. Rev. 919 (2005).
James Grimmelmann, The Unmasking Option, 87 Denver U. L. Rev. Online 23 (2010).
Anita Allen, Dredging up the Past: Lifelogging, Memory and Surveillance, 75 U. Chi. L. Rev. 47 (2008).

Information Science
Information Measures and Value
Claude Elwood Shannon and Warren Weaver, A Mathematical Theory of Communication (1964).
Joseph A. Goguen, Towards a Social, Ethical Theory of Information in Social Science Research, Technical Systems and Cooperative Work: Beyond the Divide 27-56 (1997).
George J. Stigler, The Economics of Information, LXIX(3) The Journal of Political Economy 213 (1961).
J. McCarthy Measures of the value of information, 42 Proc. Nat Acad. Sci. 654 (1956).
R.A. Howard, Information Value Theory, 2 IEEE Trans. Systems Science and Cybernetics (August 1966).
R. Glazer, Measuring the Value of Information: The Information Intensive Organization, 32(1) IBM Systems Journal (1993).
Richard Y. Wang and Diane M. Strong, Beyond Accuracy, What Data Quality Means to Data Consumers 12(4) Journal of Management Information Systems 5 (Spring 1996).
Information Persistence and Preservation
Yiping Ke, Liin Deng, Wildred Ng and Dik-Lun Lee, Web Dynamics and their Ramifications for the Development of Web Search Engines, Computer Networks 50: 1430–1447 (2006).
B.E. Brewington and G. Cybenko, How dynamic is the web? 33(1-6) Computer Networks 257 (2000).
D. Fetterly, M. Manasse, M. Najork, and J. Wiener, A large-scale study of the evolution of web pages in WWW ‘03: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the World Wide Web 669 (2003).
J. Cho and H. Garacia-Molina, The Evolution of the web and implications for an incremental crawl in VLDB 2000, Proceedings of 26th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases 200 (September 2000).
F. Douglis, A. Feldmann, and B. Krishnamurthy, Rate of Change and Other Metrics: a Live Study of the World Wide Web in USENIX Symposium on Internet Technologies and Systems, December 8-11, Monterey, CA. 147 (1997).
D. Spinellis, The Decay and Failures of Web References 46 Communications of the ACM 71 (2003).
S. Lawrence, D.M. Pennock, G.W. Flake, R. Krovetz, F.M. Coetzee, E. Glover, F.A. Nielsen, A. Kruger, and C.L. Giles, Persistence of Web References in Scientific Research 34 IEEE Computer 26 (2001).
Z. Bar-Yossef, A.Z. Broder, R. Kumar, and A. Tomkins. Sic Transit Gloria Telae: Towards an Understanding of the Web’s Decay in WWW ‘04 Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on the World Wide Web (2004).
J. Leskovec, J. Kleinberg, and C. Faloutsos, Graphs over Time: Densification Laws, Shrinking Diameters and Possible Explanations in Proc. 11th ACM SIGKDD Intl. Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (2005).
Wallace Koehler, A Longitudinal Study of Web Pages Continued: A Consideration of Document Persistence, 9(2) Information Research (2004).
Jeff Rothenberg, Avoiding Technological Quicksand: Finding a Viable Technical Foundation for Digital Preservation (1998). 81
Marilyn Deegan and Simon Tanner, Digital Preservation (2004).
Julien Masanes, Web Archiving (2006).