Apr 23 2018 4:00pm to Apr 23 2018 4:00pm

Blockchain and the Law: The Rule of Code

A book talk featuring author, Primavera De Filippi

Blockchain technology is ultimately a dual-edge technology that can be used to either support or supplant the law. This talk looks at the impact of blockchain technology of a variety of fields (finance, contracts, organizations, etc.), and the benefits and drawbacks of blockchain-based systems.

Apr 16 2018 4:00pm to Apr 16 2018 4:00pm

Force of Nature

Celebrating 20 Years of the Laws of Cyberspace

Join us as we celebrate 20 years of the Laws of Cyberspace and the ways in which it laid the groundwork for our Center's field of study.

Apr 10 2018 12:00pm to Apr 10 2018 12:00pm

Berkman Klein Luncheon Series

THEFT! A History of Music

Professors James Boyle and Jennifer Jenkins (Duke Law School) discuss Theft! A History of Music, their graphic novel about musical borrowing.

Theft! A History of Music is a graphic novel laying out a 2000-year long history of musical borrowing from Plato to rap.

Apr 9 2018 12:00pm to Apr 9 2018 12:00pm

Berkman Klein Luncheon Series

Remedies for Cyber Defamation: Criminal Libel, Anti-Speech Injunctions, Forgeries, Frauds, and More

Featuring Professor Eugene Volokh, UCLA School of Law

“Cheap speech” has massively increased ordinary people’s access to mass communications -- both for good and for ill. How has the system of remedies for defamatory, privacy-invading, and harassing speech reacted? Some ways are predictable; some are surprising; some are shocking. Prof. Eugene Volokh (UCLA) will lay it out at a special Berkman Klein Luncheon on Monday, April 9th. Please join us!

Practical Approaches to Big Data Privacy Over Time

This article analyzes how privacy risks multiply as large quantities of personal data are collected over longer periods of time, draws attention to the relative weakness of data protections in the corporate and public sectors, and provides practical recommendations for protecting privacy when collecting and managing commercial and government data over extended periods of time.

12 Mar 2018

Apr 3 2018 12:00pm to Apr 3 2018 12:00pm

Berkman Klein Luncheon Series

The Right of Publicity: Privacy Reimagined for a Public World

featuring author, Jennifer E. Rothman, Professor of Law and Joseph Scott Fellow, Loyola Law School

Jennifer E. Rothman will be talking about her book, The Right of Publicity: Privacy Reimagined for a Public World (Harvard University Press 2018). She challenges the conventional story of the right of publicity's development, and questions the transformation of people into intellectual property.

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