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Just Security

De-platforming Is a Fix, But Only a Short-Term One

Will Marks discusses the “Great Deplatforming” in Just Security.

Jan 27, 2021
The New York Times

Why Is Big Tech Policing Speech? Because the Government Isn’t

evelyn douek discusses the deplatforming of Donald Trump with The New York Times.

Jan 26, 2021
The New York Times

Silicon Valley Workers Have Had Enough

Moira Weigel and colleague describe collective action from within tech platforms.

Jan 26, 2021
The New Yorker

Biden’s Vital but Fraught Battle Against Domestic Terrorism

Joan Donovan describes how disinformation can contribute to radicalization in The New Yorker.

Jan 25, 2021
Vice

This Company Wants to Replace Therapy With Wearable Tech

Sandra Wachter describes issues with technology that claims to help with mental health.

Jan 25, 2021
The New York Times

What Happens When You Click ‘Agree’?

Woodrow Hartzog quoted by the New York Times editorial board

Jan 23, 2021
The New York Times

Facebook outsources its decision to ban Trump to oversight board

evelyn douek discusses Facebook’s decision to refer Trump’s case to its oversight board with The New York Times

Jan 21, 2021
NPR

Judge Refuses To Reinstate Parler After Amazon Shut It Down

evelyn douek discusses content moderation – and who makes the decisions – with NPR.

Jan 21, 2021

Featured Projects

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The Ethics of Digitalization

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

Public Discourse in the U.S. 2020 Election

Studying digital media ecosystems and political discourse related to the U.S. presidential election More

metaLAB (at) Harvard

metaLAB (at) Harvard

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

Web Integrity Project

The Web Integrity Project (WIP) monitors changes to government websites 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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Privacy Praxis
Feb 25, 2021

Privacy Praxis

Privacy Praxis is an annual conference bringing together scholars, practitioners, representatives, and advocates… More

Marginalized Women, Technology, COVID-19, and Intimate Partner Violence

Experts from multiple disciplines discuss how technology and online public spaces help (and hurt) violence victims amid… More

White Surveillance and Black Digital Publics

Dr. Apryl A. Williams and Dr. Allissa V. Richardson will address the long-standing history of White vigilante-style… More

Organizing, Budgeting, and Implementing Wraparound Services for People in Quarantine and Isolation

Join Dr. Margaret Bourdeaux, Dr. Linda Bilmes, and Dr. Syra Madad for a session exploring the economic costs of… More