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Scholars will use their time with the Institute to investigate urgent social media issues and propose mitigations...


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Meta Ran a Giant Experiment in Governance. Now It’s Turning to AI

BKC Affiliate Aviv Ovadya writes about Meta's approach to governance of generative AI.

Jul 18, 2023

Bias in AI is real. But it doesn’t have to exist.

BKC Responsible AI Fellow Rumman Chowdhury shares thoughts about her hopes and fears for AI.

Jul 14, 2023
The New York Times

The Future of Online Speech Shouldn’t Belong to One Trump-Appointed Judge in Louisiana

BKC Rebooting Social Media Visiting Scholar Kate Klonick writes about a federal court ruling that restricted the Biden…

Jul 13, 2023

How Tech Regulation Can Leverage Product Experimentation Results

BKC Affiliate Nathaniel Lubin writes about how tech regulation could benefit from using the data from companies'…

Jul 11, 2023
New Media & Society

Sex tech entrepreneurs: Governing intimate data in start-up culture

BKC Affiliate Zahra Stardust writes about the data governance approach of prospective sextech industry professionals.

Jul 11, 2023
City University of New York Law Review

High Risk Hustling: Payment Processors Sexual Proxies and Discrimination by Design

BKC Affiliate Zahra Stardust writes about the financial discrimination and barriers to digital financial infrastructure…

Jul 11, 2023

5 questions for Rumman Chowdhury

BKC Responsible AI Fellow Rumman Chowdhury answers questions about technology and the future.

Jul 7, 2023
The Seattle TImes

Why FTC’s child privacy push costs Seattle’s biggest employers millions

BKC Faculty Associate Leah Plunkett comments on children's privacy rights.

Jul 2, 2023

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Your Face Belongs to Us: A Conversation with Kashmir Hill

Join us on Wednesday, October 25th at the Berkman Klein Center for a deep dive with Kashmir Hill, tech reporter for the…

Not With A Bug, But With A Sticker

Ram Shankar Siva Kumar shows how major AI systems remain vulnerable to exploits...

Now & Next: Platform Accountability and Content Governance

On 9/22, live mock deliberations, panels reflecting on the Oversight Board’s first three years, and conversations…

A Convivial Social Media?

May 22, join us for a discussion and workshop using the lens of conviviality to ask how we create healthier and more…

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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…

Policy Practice

The Policy Practice is a public interest-oriented program that helps governmental, nonprofit, and private sector…

Initiative for a Representative First Amendment

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

Luncheon Series

The Berkman Klein Center Luncheon Series is a weekly forum for conversations about Internet issues and research. It is…

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Youth and Media

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

Global Access in Action

Global Access in Action, a project of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, conducts…

Internet Robustness

The Internet Robustness project is developing, testing, and piloting software and protocols to safeguard the promise of…

Digital Identity

Exploring the ethical and human rights considerations of digital identity.