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Director of Law & Economics Programs

Justin (Gus) Hurwitz is an assistant professor of law and co-director of the Space, Cyber, and Telecom Law program at the University of Nebraska College of Law. His work builds on his background in law, technology, and economics to consider the interface between law and technology and the role of regulation in high-tech industries.

Gus Hurwitz on Interoperability

Disruptive Competition Project – ICLE Director of Law & Economics Programs Gus Hurwitz was cited by DisCo in a piece about the American Innovation and Competition Online Act and calls for platforms to provide mandated interoperability. You can read full story here.

As academics Peter Swire and Gus Hurwitz have explained, public-facing phone numbers are a far simpler portability use case than the complex, fast evolving, and differentiated data processing operations that are necessary for providing high tech products and services in the modern economy.