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Medium

​Apple’s proposed new child safety features and the problems with privacy tradeoffs

Shreya Tewari shares the problems with proposals that compromise user privacy in favor of other important goals.

Sep 9, 2021
Fortune

How digital surveillance thrived in the 20 years since 9/11

David O'Brien explains how the two decades since the September 11 terrorist attacks have involved a broad expansion of…

Sep 8, 2021
Bloomberg Law

From Harvard to Berkeley, Clinics Train Next-Gen Tech Lawyers

Kendra Albert and Christopher Bavitz share how the Cyberlaw Clinic prepares students to address the biggest issues in…

Aug 25, 2021
Slate

Social Media Companies Need to Take a Lesson from 16th-Century Bavaria

John Bowers, Will Marks, and Jonathan Zittrain propose a path forward for how to improve content moderation

Aug 24, 2021
Boston Globe

A Harvard professor predicted COVID disinformation on the web. Here’s what may be coming next

Joan Donovan explains the dangers of spreading falsehoods on social media and the challenges with stopping misinformati…

Aug 23, 2021
Inquest

The Feature is the Bug

Colin Doyle explains how algorithms can expose flaws in criminal laws and the harms that they can produce.

Aug 9, 2021
Science Friday

How Imperfect Data Leads Us Astray

Kasia Chmielinski explains how a popular algorithm used to predict race or ethnicity based on scant personal details…

Aug 6, 2021
Lawfare

The Lawfare Podcast: Facebook’s Thoughts on Its Oversight Board

evelyn douek explores the impacts of the Facebook Oversight Board

Aug 5, 2021

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Join us for the Berkman Klein Center Fall 2021 Virtual Open House

Please join the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society for our first Tuesday lunch of the academic year, featuring…

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BKC Policy Practice: Artificial Intelligence

The BKC Policy Practice on Artificial Intelligence (BKC PP: AI) is a public interest-oriented program that helps…

Cyberlaw Clinic

Harvard Law School's Cyberlaw Clinic provides high-quality, pro-bono legal services to clients on issues relating to…

Initiative for a Representative First Amendment

IfRFA is a shared program between the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and the Cyberlaw Clinic.

The Institute for Rebooting Social Media

The Institute for Rebooting Social Media is a three-year "pop-up" initiative that will address the biggest questions in…

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AI Policy Research Clinic with the City of Helsinki

During the summer of 2021, the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society collaborated with the City of Helsinki’s…

metaLAB (at) Harvard

Explores the digital arts and humanities through research, teaching, publications, and exhibitions

The Ethics of Digitalization

Led by the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG), the Berkman Klein Center, and the Digital…

Lumen

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