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Upcoming Events

Feb 26, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Goodbye California?

The New Tech Worker Movement

In the past years, workers across the tech industry have engaged in an unprecedented series of actions challenging their companies. What do these actions mean--and what's next? More

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Feb 26, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Waking Up to the Internet Platform Disaster

Featuring the author Roger McNamee in conversation with Lawrence Lessig

A former mentor to Mark Zuckerberg explains the danger posed by Facebook, Google and other internet platforms and what we must do about it. More

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Mar 5, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Privacy’s Blueprint

The Battle to Control the Design of New Technologies

The dominant model for regulating privacy focuses on giving people control over their information and regulating data practices. This focus ignores the role that the design of… More

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Mar 12, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Digital Democracy, Analogue Politics

How the Internet Era is Transforming Kenya

Join us for a conversation with author Nanjala Nyabola and 2017 Berkman Klein Fellow Grace Mutung'u about Nanjala's book, Digital Democracy, Analogue Politics: How the Internet… More

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Mar 25, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

BKC Meet the Author Series: Urs Gasser in conversation with Farah Pandith

"How We Can Defeat the Extremist Threat"

From the tech sector to the business sector and public sector: why we must go “all in” to counter and defeat violent extremist ideologies online and offline. More

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Apr 2, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Machines Learning to Find Injustice

Featuring HLS Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law, Ryan Copus

Can we find a responsible, ethical, and transparent way to leverage the power of predictive algorithms in our justice systems? More

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Apr 3, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

What Should Happen to Our Medical Records When We Die?

Featuring Dr. Jon Cornwall, Centre for Early Learning in Medicine

Digital innovation is transforming health care, and the amount of digital health care data being generated will likely have increasing research utility over time. Despite the… More

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Apr 9, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Constitutionalizing Speech Platforms

Featuring Kate Klonick & Friends

We're never going to get a global set of norms for online speech but do the platforms pick our global values and constitutionalize them? Something to tie them to the mast when… More

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Apr 16, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Dirty Data, Bad Predictions

How Civil Rights Violations Impact Police Data, Predictive Policing Systems and Society

An examination of the data provenance of police data commonly used in predictive policing system. More

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Apr 23, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

How to work with tech companies on human rights

Insights from a decade of multi-stakeholder collaboration (and an argument with Steve Jobs)

David Sullivan draws upon a decade of work with technology companies (and a heated argument with Steve Jobs) to offer insights into how companies and civil society can collaborate… More

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Past Events

Nov 11, 1998 @ 3:00 AM

Internet & Society '98 Moot Court

Moot Court for the Internet & Society 1998 Course. More

Event Series

Internet & Society Conference 1998

The Second International Conference on Internet & Society took May 26-29, 1998 at Harvard Law School, and posed the question "Will the Net Inevitably Drive a Deeper Wedge Between… More

May 13, 1998 @ 3:22 AM

Privacy and Cyber/Spaces

Government Databanks and Identification

A panel on Privacy and Cyber/Spaces: Government Databanks and Identification More

Mar 19, 1998 @ 3:26 AM

Technorealism

How should we think about technology? More

Mar 5, 1998 @ 3:32 AM

Digital China/Harvard

The mission of Digital China/Harvard is to build an internet-mediated educational channel with China. More

May 29, 1996 @ 2:49 AM

Internet & Society Conference 1996

The first Internet & Society Conference, hosted at Harvard University. More