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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 provide information for marginalized communities after…

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 runs through July 3 at Harvard Art Museums

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 tracked by your Wifi signal…

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 in the workplace.…

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 operate and handle data.…

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 impact prosecutions in the Post-Roe era.

May 16, 2022
Wired

If Tech Fails to Design for the Most Vulnerable, It Fails Us All

Afsaneh Rigot connects Telegram in Russia, Elon Musk’s Twitter plans, and threats to abortion access and safety...

May 15, 2022
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Design From the Margins

Centering the most marginalized and impacted in design processes—from ideation to production

This report outlines how Design From the Margins can be used to build technologies for decentered cases from the beginning of the design process…

May 13, 2022
1a

Extremely Online: Data privacy after Roe v. Wade

Alejandra Caraballo discusses privacy issues in tech relating to abortions.  "Alejandra Caraballo is a clinical instructor at the Harvard Cyberlaw Clinic.&nbsp…

May 12, 2022
AlJazeera

Why Elon Musk’s Twitter might be (more) lethal

Susan Benesch writes about how Elon Musk buying Twitter may be dangerous. …

May 5, 2022
Wired

Tech Companies Are Not Ready for a Post-Roe Era

Alejandra Caraballo writes about how tech companies have to grapple with limiting abortion access in the United States.…

May 4, 2022
CNN

Elon Musk wants end-to-end encryption for Twitter DMs. It may not be that simple

Bruce Schneier discusses how end-to-end encryption could look for Twitter DMs. …

Apr 30, 2022
Time

The Bitcoin Mining Showdown In New York’s Wine Country

Elizabeth Renieris shares about cryptocurrency's climate impact.

Apr 7, 2022
Lawfare

Telegram’s Embrace of Contradiction

Will Marks and David Nemer assess Telegram's content moderation.

Apr 6, 2022
McKinsey

In the Balance: Q&A with Janis Wong, PhD researcher in computer science, the University of St Andrews

Janis Wong, who recently completed a research sprint hosted by the Berkman Klein Center, speaks with McKinsey’s Stephanie Spangler about…

Apr 5, 2022
IEEE Internet Computing

Algorithms and Institutions: How Social Sciences Can Contribute to Governance of Algorithms

Virgílio Almeida takes a look at the relationship between algorithms and institutions.

Apr 1, 2022
Journal of Cyber Policy

Digital identity for development should keep pace with national cybersecurity capacity: Nigeria in focus

Babatunde Okunoye explains why Nigeria's digital identity project has exceeded the country's cybersecurity infrastructure.

Apr 1, 2022
The Atlantic

Why COVID Vaccine Cards Are So Easily Forged

Cybersecurity expert Bruce Schneier explains that paper vaccine cards strike a good balance between ease and security.

Mar 8, 2022
SSRC

Breached! Why Data Security Law Fails and How to Improve It

Daniel Solove and Woodrow Hartzog have devised a series of recommendations to better Internet governance in "Breached! Why Data Security Law Fails and How to Improve It."

Mar 3, 2022