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The New York Times

Sam Bankman-Fried and the People Who Gave Up Their Money for Nothing

Molly White argues that Sam Bankman-Fried and the collapse of FTX exposed the greater fragility of cryptocurrency. "The collapse of the FTX…

Nov 19, 2023

We Need A Policy Agenda for Rural AI

Although there is no one universal definition of “rural,” in general, rural areas are those outside of population centers and their suburbs. In the US, these areas cover…

Nov 17, 2023

The EU AI Act

A Real-Time Experiment to Regulate Generative AI

The public release of ChatGPT in November 2022 represented a significant breakthrough in generative AI — systems that craft synthetic content based on patterns…

Nov 16, 2023

Technology-Facilitated Gender-Based Violence in an Era of Generative AI

Responsible AI Fellow Rumman Chowdhury explores technology-facilitated gender-based violence (TFGBV) in an era of generative AI.

Nov 16, 2023
Art Net

Art Collective MSCHF Signs Onto Amicus Brief Championing Satirical NFTs as a Free Speech Issue

The Cyberlaw Clinic supported a brief filed Monday on behalf of the art collective MSCHF and others to stage MetaBirkin NFTs as a part of a broad expressive tradition of…

Nov 15, 2023
The New Yorker

Holly Herndon’s Infinite Art

BKC Director Rebecca Tushnet comments on the copyright implications of A.I.-generated art.

Nov 13, 2023

You Know, For Kids

BKC Associate Bill Shribman brings the perspective of a children’s media producer as he explores how media literacy education may need to shift in light of advancements in AI…

Nov 9, 2023

Thinking Through Generative AI Harms Among Users on Online Platforms

BKC Faculty Associate Sameer Hinduja offers a deep dive into the sobering potential of generative AI tools to perpetuate online harassment at massive scale.

Nov 9, 2023

Preserving Social Connections against the Backdrop of Generative AI

BKC Affiliate Alexa Hasse examines how they might change trust in our human social relationships.

Nov 9, 2023

Who's in Charge in a Kid-Influencer World?

Leah Plunkett is a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center and an expert in digital privacy law and digital life for kids, teens, and families.

Nov 8, 2023
The New York Times

Sam Bankman-Fried and the People Who Gave Up Their Money for Nothing

BKC Affiliate Molly White argues that Sam Bankman-Fried and the collapse of FTX exposed the greater fragility of cryptocurrency.

Nov 8, 2023
Cyberlaw Clinic

Cyberlaw and Election Law Clinics File Joint Comment on AI in Campaign Ads

The Harvard Cyberlaw Clinic and the Harvard Election Law Clinic have jointly submitted a response to the Federal Election Commission’s (FEC) request for comments about Artificial…

Nov 8, 2023

When AI Systems Fail: The Toll on the Vulnerable Amidst Global Crisis

RSM Employee Fellow Nadah Feteih argues that reactive measures to address biased AI features and the spread of misinformation on social media platforms are not enough.

Nov 7, 2023
Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center

Ten Ways AI Will Change Democracy

BKC Affiliate Bruce Schneier explores beyond AI generated disinformation to detail other novel ways in which AI might alter how democracy functions.

Nov 6, 2023

FTX is now defunct. Does crypto have a future?

BKC Affiliate Molly White discusses crypto's future after the collapse of FTX.

Nov 5, 2023
The New York Times

Casey Goes to the White House + The Copyright Battle Over Artificial Intelligence + HatGPT

BKC Director Rebecca Tushnet joined the Hard Fork podcast to explain the latest developments in a lawsuit against the creators of AI image-generation tools.

Nov 3, 2023

Building Knowledge about Generative AI with Mobile Populations

BKC Faculty Associate Petra Molnar challenges us to consider the potential impact of generative AI on the surveillance of borders and of migrants.

Nov 2, 2023

Co-Designing Shared Futures

BKC Senior Director of Programs and Strategy Lis Sylvan introduces Co-Designing Generative Futures, a collection of multidisciplinary transnational reflections and speculations…

Nov 2, 2023
Harvard Law Today

What is fair use in the age of AI?

Ruth Okediji moderated a Rappaport Forum on what's at stake with the rise of Artificial Intelligence.

Nov 2, 2023
LPE Project


BKC Faculty Associate Elettra Bietti argues against “framing the landscape of possibilities as a choice between ‘breaking up’ and ‘democratizing’ Big Tech” in considering how to…

Nov 2, 2023