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Can We Talk?: An Open Forum on Disability, Technology, and Inclusion


Published: Tue, 06 Jun 2017 18:18:12 +0000
Summary: Can we talk? The question (a favorite prompt of the late comedian Joan Rivers) evokes a feeling of being intimately and sometimes uncomfortably open, frank, and honest, both with others and ourselves. This event, a conversation between Prof. Elizabeth Ell..


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How to regulate the future of finance


Published: Mon, 22 May 2017 17:05:09 +0000
Summary: US market regulators offer perspectives on the benefits and risks of the financial technology revolution from distributed ledgers, p2p marketplaces and the use of AI in the financial system. Moderated by Patrick Murck -- Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center..


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Zeynep Tufekci on Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest


Published: Fri, 12 May 2017 17:27:19 +0000
Summary: Berkman Klein Faculty Associate, Zeynep Tufekci joins us to talk about her new book, Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest. To understand a thwarted Turkish coup, an anti–Wall Street encampment, and a packed Tahrir Square, ..


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Ifeoma Ajunwa on The Quantified Worker


Published: Thu, 11 May 2017 17:40:39 +0000
Summary: What are the rights of the worker in a society that seems to privilege technological innovation over equality and privacy? How does the law protect worker privacy and dignity given technological advancements that allow for greater surveillance of workers?..


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Digital Rights and Online Harassment in the Global South


Published: Wed, 03 May 2017 17:18:52 +0000
Summary: Nighat Dad discusses the state of freedom of expression, privacy, and online harassment in the global south, with a particular focus on Pakistan, where she is based. Dad is the Executive Director of the Digital Rights Foundation (DRF), a nonprofit that se..


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Internet Access as a Basic Service: Inspiration from our Canadian Neighbors


Published: Wed, 03 May 2017 13:01:28 +0000
Summary: Deemed the modern equivalent of building roads or railways, connecting every person and business to high-speed internet is on the minds of policymakers, advocates, and industry players. Under the leadership of Mr. Jean-Pierre Blais, the Canadian Radio-tel..


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Digital Expungement: Rehabilitation in the Digital Age


Published: Wed, 03 May 2017 12:50:24 +0000
Summary: The concept of criminal rehabilitation in the digital age is intriguing. How can we ensure proper reintegration into society of individuals with a criminal history that was expunged by the state when their wrongdoings remain widely available through comme..


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The International State of Digital Rights, a Conversation with the UN Special Rapporteur


Published: Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:59:14 +0000
Summary: UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression, David Kaye, is joined in conversation by Nani Jansen Reventlow, a Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center and Adviser to the Cyberlaw Clinic, about his upcoming thematic report on digital..


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Holding Hospitals Hostage: From HIPAA to Ransomware


Published: Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:02:41 +0000
Summary: In 2016, more than a dozen hospitals and healthcare organizations were targeted by ransomware attacks that temporarily blocked crucial access to patient records and hospital systems until administrators agreed to make ransom payments to the perpetrators. ..


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A More Perfect Internet: Promoting Digital Civility and Combating Cyber-Violence


Published: Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:19:04 +0000
Summary: This event is co-sponsored by the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. This talk addresses a range of issues relating to digital incivility with en emphasis on cyber-violenc..


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Joi Ito and Iyad Rahwan on AI & Society


Published: Thu, 13 Apr 2017 16:05:12 +0000
Summary: AI technologies have the potential to vastly enhance the performance of many systems and institutions, from making transportation safer, to enhancing the accuracy of medical diagnosis, to improving the efficiency of food safety inspections. However, AI sy..


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Algorithmic Consumers


Published: Fri, 07 Apr 2017 14:29:54 +0000
Summary: Hate shopping? The next generation of e-commerce will be conducted by digital agents, based on algorithms that will not only make purchase recommendations, but will also predict what we want, make purchase decisions, negotiate and execute the transaction ..


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Haiti, Machine Learning, and Ankle Holsters: Reflections on the U.S. Treasury Department


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 21:06:59 +0000
Summary: In 1997, as a freshly-minted lawyer, Mariano-Florentino (Tino) Cuéllar joined the staff of the Treasury Department’s Office of Enforcement. Almost immediately, he was drawn into some of the fascinating issues that Treasury confronted at the time, from ..


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Security and Privacy in the World-Sized Web


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 21:06:53 +0000
Summary: We've created a world where information technology permeates our economies, social interactions, and intimate selves. The combination of mobile, cloud computing, the Internet Things, persistent computing, and autonomy are resulting in something different...


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Civic Technology and Community Science: Building a Model for Public Participation


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 21:06:50 +0000
Summary: Public Lab is an open community developing and using civic technologies to support the pursuance of community-defined questions and concerns. Public Lab introduces a model that incorporates open source R&D practices including transparent collaboration and..


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Engineering Open Production Efficiency at Scale


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 21:05:01 +0000
Summary: Wikipedia, largely used as a synecdoche for open production generally, is a large, complex, distributed system that needs to solve a set of "open problems" efficiently in order to thrive. In this talk, Aaron Halfaker uses the metaphor of biology as a "liv..


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Deterrence and Arms Control in Cyberspace


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 21:03:41 +0000
Summary: For four years running, the Director of National Intelligence’s Worldwide Threat Assessment to Congress has led with cyber threats to national and international security. Under statute, the several National Intelligence Officers constitute the most seni..


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The Big Reverse of the Web: Are Our Policies and Standards Ready?


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 21:03:17 +0000
Summary: We're on the cusp of the next wave of the web, where information will come to people, versus people seeking it out. This "big reverse" of the web poses all sorts of issues: ranging from policy, to personal privacy, to standardization across devices. The c..


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Developing Effective Citizen Responses to Discrimination and Harassment Online


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 21:03:02 +0000
Summary: Discrimination and harassment have been persistent problems since the earliest days of the social web. As platforms and legislators continue to debate and engineer responses, most of the burden of dealing with online discrimination and harassment has been..


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Back to the Drawing Board: Student Privacy in Massachusetts K-12 Schools


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:53:51 +0000
Summary: In 2013, the ACLU of Massachusetts set out to get a snapshot of student privacy policies in diverse communities statewide. We filed public records requests with dozens of school districts, asking for information about how they manage student information a..


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Copyright Law Year in Review


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:49:37 +0000
Summary: What ties together cheerleader outfits, monkey selfies, the Batmobile, a chicken sandwich, Yoga, and Yoda? Professor Peter Menell will provide an exhilarating copyright year in review. For more about this event, visit: https://cyber.harvard.edu/events/lu..


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Reconceptualizing the Right to Be Forgotten to Enable Transatlantic Data Flow


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:47:58 +0000
Summary: Based on the authors’ recent Harvard Journal of Law and Technology article, Reconceptualizing the Right to be Forgotten to Enable Transatlantic Data Flow, Sanna Kulevska and Michael Rustad will lay out the legal dilemmas that flow from the European Unio..


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A Burglar’s Guide to the City: On Architecture and Crime


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:47:51 +0000
Summary: The relationship between burglary and architecture is far from abstract. While it is easy to focus merely on questions of how burglars use or abuse the built environment — looking for opportunities of illicit entrance — burglary, in fact, requires arc..


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The North American Information Technology Marketplace: Three Decades of IT Channel Evolution


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:43:08 +0000
Summary: Alan Weinberger started out as a traditional law student. Soon after, he found himself on Wall Street with a major Wall Street law firm. He then took an academic route as the founding Professor at Vermont Law School (at the same time Bernie was just a c..


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Why the Right Digital Decisions Will Make America Strong


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:36:17 +0000
Summary: The U.S. still lags behind much of the developed world in terms of the speed and density of its internet infrastructure. In the 21st Century this disparity in access to high speed internet could stand as a critical challenge to competitiveness in many are..


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Black 2.0: the New Liberation Movement


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:35:59 +0000
Summary: Carl Williams joins us to speak about the current Black Liberation movement. What and who it is, how it started, and how Twitter, Facebook (yes, Facebook) and other social media played a part. For more about this event, visit: https://cyber.harvard.edu/e..


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"Chilling Effects": Insights on how laws and surveillance impact people online


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:35:43 +0000
Summary: With Internet censorship and mass surveillance on the rise globally, understanding regulatory "chilling effects"— the idea that laws, regulations, or state surveillance can deter people from exercising their freedoms or engaging in entirely legal activi..


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The Internetish Things of Cuba: Open Source and ‘in the Clear’


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:34:01 +0000
Summary: What is it like to use the Internet in fits and starts? How do communities with limited access to the global Internet use digital tools? Beyond sensational media narratives about Havana’s WiFi hotspots and the paquete semanal, there is a complex landsca..


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Finding common standards for the Right to be Forgotten: Challenges and Perspective


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:33:46 +0000
Summary: Following the 2014 Google Spain decision rendered by the European Court of Justice of the European Union, search engines – and, first among them, Google – are tasked with the delisting of search results leading to outdated or inaccurate information ab..


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Applying network science for public health: Toward 'social' communication strategies


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:33:22 +0000
Summary: The social nature of today’s Internet is creating new public health and policy challenges. For example, the US in 2014 experienced the largest measles outbreak in nearly a generation, which led to the passing of the nation's most conservative vaccine le..


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Under-connected in America: How Lower-Income Families Respond to Digital Equity Challenges


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:32:32 +0000
Summary: While 94% of parents raising school-age children below the U.S. median household income have an Internet connection, more than half are “under-connected,” in that their Internet connection is too slow, has been interrupted in the past year due to non-..


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Are We Shifting to a New Post-Capitalist Value Regime?


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:32:00 +0000
Summary: Every 500 years or so, European civilization and now world civilization, has been rocked by fundamental shifts in its value regime, in which the rules of the game for acquiring wealth and livelihoods have dramatically changed. Following Benkler's seminal ..


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Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:31:53 +0000
Summary: Organizations that develop open source software are often inherently fragmented and loosely-networked, which can make governance and decision-making a challenge. In addition, as the open source community grows and becomes more global, so too has the need ..


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The Responsive Communities Initiative - Boston HUBweek


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:26:18 +0000
Summary: The Responsive Communities Initiative led by Susan Crawford at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University addresses some of the most important issues of economic development, social justice, and civil liberties of our time – t..


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Translating Research into Online Tools to Increase Participation in Collaborative Communities


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:15:26 +0000
Summary: There is abundant research on commons-based Peer Production communities, from free/open source software and wikis to fablabs and even community gardens. Research shows how these communities, regardless of their type, follow a deeply unequal distribution o..


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Beyond Legal Talismans


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 19:51:46 +0000
Summary: Speech on the Internet is often viewed as unregulated, yet platforms still have Terms of Service that prohibit defamation and community guidelines that prohibit incitement. How do we reconcile the reality of online life with the legal meaning of those ter..


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Virtual Competition: The Promise and Perils of the Algorithm-Driven Economy


Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 19:02:36 +0000
Summary: Shoppers with Internet access and a bargain-hunting impulse can find a universe of products at their fingertips. In this thought-provoking exposé, Maurice Stucke and Ariel Ezrachi invite us to take a harder look at today’s app-assisted paradise of digi..


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The Things of the Internet


Published: Tue, 04 Apr 2017 18:44:08 +0000
Summary: As the internet connects makers, manufacturers and shippers across supply chains, a new form of producing and distributing global objects is arising, one that relies more on bottom up networks than top down oversight. When you look carefully, you see the ..


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Using Mobile Phone Data to Map Migration and Disease: Politics, Privacy, and Public Health


Published: Tue, 04 Apr 2017 18:32:38 +0000
Summary: Mobile phone data is passively collected in real-time by operators, producing enormous data sets that can be used to map human populations and migration accurately. These data hold enormous promise for infectious disease control and other public health in..


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#Republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media


Published: Tue, 04 Apr 2017 18:29:03 +0000
Summary: As the Internet grows more sophisticated, it is creating new threats to democracy. Social media companies such as Facebook can sort us ever more efficiently into groups of the like-minded, creating echo chambers that amplify our views. It's no accident th..


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Five Global Challenges and the Role of University


Published: Tue, 04 Apr 2017 18:24:45 +0000
Summary: The world is facing five global challenges: democratic, environmental, technological, economical, and geopolitical. Challenges that will require both enormous amount of knowledge and citizens capable of using such knowledge in scenarios that today are har..


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Embedded Dangers: Revisiting the Year 2000 Problem and the Politics of Technological Repair


Published: Tue, 04 Apr 2017 18:24:43 +0000
Summary: More than any other recent event, the Year 2000 problem (better known as the Y2K bug) established the public awareness of the temporal and calendrical contingencies of computer systems. This talk revisits the Y2K bug to see what lessons can be drawn from ..


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Internet Designers as Policy-Makers


Published: Mon, 03 Apr 2017 18:55:29 +0000
Summary: Those responsible for technical design of the Internet are essential among the policy-makers for this large-scale sociotechnical infrastructure. Based on analysis of the RFCs (1969-1999), this talk looks at how these policy-makers thought and think about..


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Public Health Echo Chambers in a Time of Mistrust & Misinformation


Published: Mon, 03 Apr 2017 18:55:26 +0000
Summary: With digitization and simultaneous democratization of the global information landscape, plus declining trust in media and health institutions, misinformation is pervasive. Audiences are forming homophilic social networks, reinforcing opportunities for sel..


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The KINGS of Africa’s Digital Economy


Published: Mon, 03 Apr 2017 17:50:35 +0000
Summary: Eric Osiakwan is an Entrepreneur and Investor with 15 years of ICT industry leadership across Africa and the world. He has worked in 32 African countries setting up ISPs, ISPAs, IXPs and high-tech startups. Some of these companies and organizations are An..


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Bottom-up Constitutionalism: The Case of Net Neutrality


Published: Mon, 03 Apr 2017 17:49:24 +0000
Summary: The question is whether we can observe the emergence of a new constitutional right of the Internet, a right that does not only protect individuals in their communication online but a right protecting also the Internet as an institution. What would be the ..


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Hyperloop Law: Autonomy, Infrastructure, and Transportation Startups


Published: Mon, 03 Apr 2017 17:48:41 +0000
Summary: In 2013, Elon Musk proposed an "open source transportation concept" of levitating vehicles zooming passengers through vacuum tubes at 760 miles an hour. It would be weatherproof, energy-efficient, relatively inexpensive, have autonomous controls.Its impac..


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US Communications at a Crossroads


Published: Mon, 03 Apr 2017 17:46:45 +0000
Summary: Outgoing Chair of the Federal Communications Commission Tom Wheeler speaks with Harvard Law School Professor Susan Crawford about his work at the FCC, and where telecommunications might go under the next administration. For more about this event, visit: ..


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The End of Ownership


Published: Mon, 06 Feb 2017 22:21:57 +0000
Summary: Recent shifts in technology, intellectual property and contract law, and marketplace behavior threaten to undermine the system of personal property that has structured our relationships with the objects we own for centuries. Ownership entails the rights t..


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Litigating Free Speech Cases in the African Regional Courts


Published: Mon, 06 Feb 2017 22:21:54 +0000
Summary: Please join us for a discussion with Nani Jansen Reventlow, Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and Associate Tenant at Doughty Street Chambers, on the topic of regional courts in Africa and freedom of expression cases in particular...


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