The OpenNet Initiative’s new book, Access Denied: The Practice and
Policy of Global Internet Filtering, is now on bookshelves, and we
invite you to celebrate with us.
Edited by the Principal Investigators of the OpenNet Initiative, Access
Denied explores the landscape of censorship-oriented controls on
Internet content, from the technology behind it to the policy that
supports it and the social implications of it.
Access Denied documents the increasing fragmentation of the Net, to
detriment of all who value the free flow of information. “No one had a
clear sense of the nature of Internet censorship until now. This
extraordinary work maps the unfreedom of the Net. Unfortunately, that
state is becoming the norm,” wrote Larry Lessig about the book.
Members of the ONI team will take up some of the issues addressed in
the book at 6:30 PM on March 14 in Maxwell Dworkin G115, on the Harvard
A reception will follow the talk, at the Berkman Center, 23 Everett
St., 2nd Floor.
We also invite you to join us prior to the book talk at 5:30 PM in
Maxwell Dworkin G115 for a lecture by Peter Fleischer, Google’s Global
Privacy Counsel, hosted by Harvard Law School’s Journal on Law and
No RSVP required, but we do appreciate knowing if you plan to attend.
You can email our project coordinator, Sally Walkerman, at
We look forward to seeing you there!
--- Evening Events ---
Location: Maxwell Dworkin G115
5:00 PM JOLT Alumni Reception 5:30 PM Lecture by Peter Fleischer, Global Privacy Council, Google. Mr. Fleischer will discuss his role at Google in maintaining and
developing applications with the goal of user privacy in mind, focusing
on the broader privacy issues associated with the World Wide Web. 6:30 PM Access Denied Book Talk
7:45 PM Access Denied Reception
(Location: Berkman Center for Internet & Society, 23 Everett
St., 2nd Floor)