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Computer Science Professor James Mickens brings transformative ideas about security and trust, mentoring leadership, and social impact advocacy to BKC board; HBS emeritus professor John Deighton leaves board after twelve years of far-reaching service More

Urs Gasser discusses his new guide on “connected parenting” and an essay series on the role of law during a pandemic More


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Urs Gasser on two new books — and what’s ahead

Urs Gasser discusses his new guide on “connected parenting” and an essay series on the role of law during a pandemic

Sep 17, 2020
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International Human Rights Law Is Not Enough to Fix Content Moderation’s Legitimacy Crisis

Should tech companies follow human rights law to govern online speech?

Sep 16, 2020
Harvard Law Today

The law is ‘tested and illuminated during this pandemic’

Martha Minow, Urs Gasser, and Jonathan Zittrain participate in colloquium on governmental powers during a pandemic

Sep 16, 2020

What the US needs to do to secure election 2020

Abbey Stemler and colleagues publish paper on disinformation and election insecurity

Sep 11, 2020

Mental health and journalism

Allissa Richardson on mental health of Black journalists covering the anti-police brutality and Black Lives Matter…

Sep 11, 2020

Cheap Fakes on the Campaign Trail

Danielle Citron joins Lawfare podcast to discuss manipulated video and audio content.

Sep 10, 2020

MacArthur Foundation Invests $1.6M in Equitable COVID Tech

Urs Gasser discusses the BKC Policy Practice: Digital Pandemic Response

Sep 9, 2020

10 Reasons Why Anti-Racism Training Is Not The Problem

Ifeoma Ajunwa shares her thoughts on anti-racism training

Sep 5, 2020

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Harvard Open Access Project

Harvard Open Access Project

The Harvard Open Access Project (HOAP) fosters the growth of open access to research, within Harvard and beyond. More

Network of Interdisciplinary Internet & Society Research Centers

A collaborative initiative focused on interdisciplinary research on the development, social impact, policy implications… More



Lumen collects and studies online content removal requests, providing transparency and supporting research and analysis… More

AI: Educational Activities

The Berkman Klein Center has worked to build a robust community and institutional activities leveraging… More

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is dedicated to exploring, understanding, and shaping the way we use technology

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Data Alliances
Jul 23, 2020

Data Alliances

Christo Wilson and Rebecca Weiss present the state of online measurement platforms as they exist today, why they are… More

Contact Tracing and Technology: A Deep Dive

BKC co-hosts conversation on digital data and public health More

[Virtual] The Pandemic As a Portal

Video & Podcast: Three projects dedicated to capturing and documenting the new possible will talk about their… More

[Virtual] Data and COVID-19

Health data, contact tracing, and misinformation More