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The GDPR at Two — Global Floor or Global Ceiling?

Elizabeth Renieris on the impact of GDPR on the global data protection landscape

Jul 9, 2020
Digital Privacy News

Facebook’s German Court Loss Opens New Front Against Privacy Violations

Elizabeth Renieris discusses court decision with Digital Privacy News

Jul 9, 2020
UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry

Human Rights Racial Equality & New Information Technologies

Human Rights Racial Equality & New Information Technologies

Jul 8, 2020
Carr Center for Human Rights Policy
News 18

'Another Marielle Franco Shouldn't Die': A Film Memorializing Slain Brazilian LGBT Activist

Documentary by Leonard Cortana screened at KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival

Jul 8, 2020
Washington Blade

Tech experts fear new US broadcasting chief could jeopardize LGBTQ Internet freedom

Afsaneh Rigot says internet privacy and security measures are critical safety tools

Jul 7, 2020
Oxford Internet Institute

Disinformation by Design: How Media Manipulation Campaigns Are Constructed

Joan Donovan discusses new article on platform design and disinformation

Jul 7, 2020
Deep Dives

The Future Is TransFeminist: from imagination to action

Joana Varon describes a new tool designed to help collectively envision ideas for alternative imaginaries of futuristic…

Jul 3, 2020

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AI: Educational Activities

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



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

Youth and Media

Youth and Media

Youth and Media (YaM) encompasses an array of research, advocacy, and development initiatives around youth (age 12-18)… More

Internet Monitor

Internet Monitor

Internet Monitor's aim is to evaluate, describe, and summarize the means, mechanisms, and extent of Internet content… 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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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

[Virtual] COVID-19 and Inequality in the Global South

A discussion on the economic and healthcare fallouts for low-income countries More