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Global cohort of scholars, professionals, and civil society representatives consider norms and regulations for removal of online content

Scholars will be in residence developing research into social media and the prospects for interventions to improve it.

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Euractiv

Building a sustainable path towards planetary system of knowledge

Juan Ortiz Freuler writes about the risks facing the global internet and…

Jun 28, 2022
University of Michigan School of Information

New website provides information for marginalized communities after social media bans

The University of Michigan’s School of Information teamed up with Harvard Law to…

Jun 22, 2022
Harvard Law Today

‘Living by Protocol’ meditates on the impact of social media and its future

Berkman affiliates preview ‘Living by Protocol,’ the exhibition by metaLAB that…

Jun 7, 2022
Boston 25 News

Here’s how to protect yourself from being tracked by your Wi-Fi signal

David O’Brien speaks with Boston 25 News about protecting yourself from being…

May 23, 2022
Protocol

'Trust isn't built by just one policy.' Abortion care rights in the workplace are complicated

Alejandra Caraballo speaks about privacy issues surrounding abortion care rights…

May 18, 2022
Marketplace

How industrial standards help explain Russia’s economic motives for invading Ukraine

Mark Wu discusses the economic motives behind Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.<…

May 17, 2022
Harvard Business Review

Why Build in Web3

Jad Esber writes about how the Web3 model can change how digital companies…

May 16, 2022
The New Republic

Public Defenders Are About to Be on the Front Lines for Protecting Abortion Rights

Alejandra Caraballo provides an overview on how surveillance technology can…

May 16, 2022

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Hosted by the Directorate of International Law of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration…

The Tech That Comes Next: How Changemakers, Philanthropists, and Technologists Can Build an Equitable World

Afua Bruce discusses her and Amy Sample Ward's "The Tech That Comes Next" with Sue Hendrickson and Amritha Jayanti.

Living by Protocol
May 17, 2022

Living by Protocol

May 17-July 3. Living by Protocol queries the reflections of artists on, with, and by social media. The nine grid…

The Tower and the Park: Structural Misalignments of Social Media

Joanne Cheung will discuss “Real Estate Politik: Democracy and the Financialization of Social Networks"...

Featured Programs

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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…

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…

Fellowship Program

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

Featured Projects

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Research Sprint on Takedowns and Transparency with Lumen

Sprint participants worked with members of the Lumen Database team and Berkman Klein Center staff, as well as outside…

Youth and Media

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

metaLAB (at) Harvard

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

Lumen

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