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Berkman Book Release: Access Denied: The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering

Berkman Book Release: Access Denied: The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering

by Ronald Deibert (Editor), John G. Palfrey (Editor), Rafal Rohozinski (Editor), Jonathan Zittrain (Editor)

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 the 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 University Campus.

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 Technology.

No RSVP required, but we do appreciate knowing if you plan to attend.  You can email our project coordinator, Sally Walkerman,  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)

Please see more information on the book, more information on the JOLT Symposium, and the attached pdf for a formatted invitation and a map of the locations.

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Friday, March 14, 2008
7:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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