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Research Fellow

Alec Stapp joined ICLE as a Research Fellow in March 2019. His research interests include technology policy, antitrust law, and data privacy & security. Alec’s work has been cited in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times and published in Salon, CapX, and the National Review. Before joining ICLE, Alec worked as a technology policy fellow at the Niskanen Center in Washington, D.C. and as an MA fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University in Arlington, VA. Prior to that, he worked in operations at a startup company in Phoenix, Arizona. Follow on Twitter @alecstapp

Data Security

Platforms Privacy

Presentations & Interviews

Alec Stapp Discussing “Who’s Afraid of Big Tech” at the Cato Institute

On March 1, 2019, ICLE Research Fellow Alec Stapp appeared on a panel discussing “Big Brother in Big Tech” and the privacy implications associated with large tech platforms like Google, Amazon, and Facebook. This panel is part of a day-long conference— “Who’s Afraid of Big Tech”—that will explore the larger legal and policy issues that arise around the privacy, censorship, and competition concerns that have been raised about the large tech platforms. Video of the panel is embedded below.