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Establishing a Commission in MA re: Use of AI in State Government

Testimony shared with the Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight of the Massachusetts…

Oct 15, 2019
The Harvard Gazette

The do’s and don’ts of sharing about your children online

Leah Plunkett shares tips for navigating technology when it comes to kids

Oct 11, 2019
ABA Journal

European Union high court sends new signals on reach of internet regulation

Can an EU member state’s court can order an internet company to take down or de-list information online?

Oct 10, 2019
Codex

Why technologists need to get involved in public policy

We will never get the policy right if policymakers get the technology wrong, Bruce Schneier says.

Oct 10, 2019
Medium

Why International Human Rights Law Cannot Replace Content Moderation

CJEU’s Ruling in Glawischnig-Piesczek v. Facebook and the Conflicting Regulation of Prior Restraint in Regional Human…

Oct 9, 2019
Medium

Competition in the Digital Age

Padmashree Gehl Sampath says African countries need to begin thinking about comprehensive policymaking

Oct 9, 2019
The New York Times

Beware of Automated Hiring

How do we make sure that automated hiring platforms do not worsen employment discrimination?

Oct 8, 2019
WIRED

The Ties That Bind Facebook's Libra

Facebook says its cryptocurrency will be managed by an independent group, but an analysis finds more than half of the…

Oct 7, 2019

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AI: Autonomous Vehicles

As vehicles become more automated vehicles, we consider potential impacts on labor, questions about governance, bias,… More

AI: Algorithms and Justice

The use of algorithms in the judiciary has already raised significant questions about bias and fairness, and looking… More

AI: Media and Information Quality

As autonomous systems play an increasing role in selecting the content we see online, questions arise about AI's… More

AI: Global Governance and Inclusion

In a world challenged by growing domestic and international inequalities, policymakers face hard problems and difficult… 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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In this book talk, Julie E. Cohen explores the relationships between legal institutions and political and economic… More

Martin Garbus discusses his most challenging case: representing five Cuban spies marooned in the U.S. prison system. More

Professor Elkin-Koren proposes to address AI-based content moderation by introducing an adversarial procedure. More

A discussion about Megan Phelps-Roper's new book Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church. More