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Incendiary Speech That Spurs Violence is Rising in US, But Tools Exist to Shrink It

Faculty Associate Susan Benesch writes about incendiary speech in political American discourse, and…

Nov 21, 2022
VICE

These Tiny Greek Islands Have Become Unlikely Laboratories for Global Corporations

BKC Fellow Petra Molnar discusses surveillance and the use of tiny islands as spaces for large tech…

Nov 18, 2022
Reuters

Would Twitter get online publisher immunity in fake 'blue check' suits?

"Under that reasoning, said Alejandra Caraballo of the Harvard Law School Cyberlaw Clinic, the key…

Nov 15, 2022
Council of Europe

The impact of the blockchains for Human Rights, Democracy, and the Rule of Law

BKC Fellow Florian Martin-Bariteau assembled a report to the Council of Europe on blockchain opportunities…

Nov 15, 2022
Rolling Stone

A Harvard Law Professor Breaks Down Vogue’s Lawsuit Against Drake and 21 Savage

Rebecca Tushnet breaks down Vogue's seven-figure lawsuit for copyright infringement…

Nov 14, 2022
Global Media and China

The weaponization of private corporate infrastructure: Internet fragmentation and coercive diplomacy in the 21st century

"The weaponization of corporate internet infrastructure by the U.S. government marks a new era of internet…

Nov 12, 2022
TIME

Elon Musk Has Inherited Twitter’s India Problem

BKC Faculty Associate Evelyn Douek discusses Twitter's content moderation practices in different…

Nov 11, 2022
Mother Jones

Why Does Every Tech Company Want to “Democratize” Something?

"Kendra Albert, a clinical instructor at Harvard Law School’s…

Oct 30, 2022

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Algorithmic Discrimination & Fairness: Reducing the Gap Between the Legal & Technical?

There is a vast body of legal and technical literature focused on what fairness means in the context of…

Fireside Chat: Social Media Governance in Turbulent Times

Please join us on Mon., Nov. 14, 3:45pm ET, for a discussion between Monika Bickert, Head of Global Policy Management…

Lawyering After Dobbs: Securing Care and Digital Privacy

Join us on November 8, 2022 at the Berkman Klein Center for a discussion led by …

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Fellowship Program

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society welcomes an interdisciplinary and diverse community of academics and…

Initiative for a Representative First Amendment

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

Cyberlaw Clinic

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

BKC Policy Practice: Artificial Intelligence

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

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Digital Identity in Times of Crisis

Global cohort of early-career scholars and practitioners explores the ethical and human rights considerations of…

metaLAB (at) Harvard

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

Youth and Media

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

Lumen

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