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Upcoming Events

Oct 4, 2022 @ 12:00 PM

CHOKEPOINT CAPITALISM: how to beat Big Tech and Big Content to get artists paid

Rebecca Giblin and Cory Doctorow on how Big Tech and Big Content captured creative labor markets, and how we'll win them back

In conversation with Rebecca Tushnet, Rebecca Giblin and Cory Doctorow will discuss ideas from their new book CHOKEPOINT CAPITALISM, deconstructing the playbook Big Tech and Big…

Oct 10, 2022 @ 12:30 PM

Data at the End of the World: A Book Talk with Brian Michael Murphy

Brian Michael Murphy brings intellectual rigor and a poetic sensibility to this exploration of the evolution, growing power of personal data.

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Oct 12, 2022 @ 4:00 PM

Fall 2022 Open House

Harvard University community, join us for our Fall 2022 Open House!

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Past Events

Oct 1, 2000 @ 9:57 PM

The Future of Intellectual Property on the Internet: A Debate

Lawrence Lessig and Jack Valenti

The Berkman Center presented a debate between Valenti and Lessig on the future of intellectual property online.

May 1, 2000 @ 11:28 PM

Arguing the Violence Against Women Act: Two Views

A live webcast discussion featuring: Professor Charles Fried and Professor Catharine MacKinnon

Arguing the Violence Against Women Act: Two Views

Feb 24, 2000 @ 4:31 AM

Signal or Noise: The Future of Music on the Net

The Future of Music on the Net

Nov 19, 1999 @ 3:49 AM

Saturday School on the Web

Note: Links may not be functional Saturday School on the Web Meeting of the Minds: A Conversation Among…

Nov 17, 1999 @ 3:56 AM

The Truth is Out There - About You

As part of the Internet & Society '99 course, the Berkman Center and Jack Vonder Heide, president of Technology Briefing Centers, gave a special demonstration of how the Internet…

Nov 8, 1999 @ 3:59 AM

Technology and Culture Book Panel

The Berkman Center webcast a Harvard Bookstore technology book panel featuring Neil Postman, Stewart Brand, James O'Donnell, Berkman Fellow

Sep 16, 1999 @ 3:13 AM

Six Questions Everyone Should Ask About Technology

Neil Postman, Chair, Department of Culture and Communication, New York University

Neil Postman, Author of Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology, presented "Six Questions Everyone Should Ask About Technology"

May 19, 1999 @ 5:15 AM

Open Code / Open Content / Open Law Strategic Planning Session

The Berkman Center concluded the academic year with an all-day strategic planning session on May 20, 1999: "Building a Digital Commons."

May 2, 1999 @ 4:04 AM

Building Online Environments for Inquiry, Engagement, and Community

Dr. Sara Cobb, Executive Director of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.

Dr. Sara Cobb, Executive Director of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School talked about Building Online Environments for Inquiry, Engagement, and Community.

Apr 28, 1999 @ 4:06 AM

Multimedia Networking, The Big Picture

Karl Auerbach, Multimedia Network Architect at Cisco Systems and member of the California Bar.

Karl Auerbach discussed "Multimedia Networking, The Big Picture"

Event Series

The Lessons from Woburn Project

The Lessons from Woburn Project is a resource for anyone wishing to learn about A Civil Action and the case of Anne Anderson, et al., v. W.R. Grace & Co., et al. This web site…

Jan 29, 1999 @ 1:24 AM

A Civil Reaction: Lessons from the Woburn Case

The Lessons from Woburn Project is a resource for anyone wishing to learn about A Civil Action and the case of Anne Anderson, et al., v. W.R. Grace & Co., et al..

Dec 5, 1998 @ 2:55 AM

Legal/Technical Architectures of Cyberspace

Will Tomorrow's Internet Resemble Today's? Changes in the Legal & Technical Architectures of Cyberspace

Will Tomorrow's Internet Resemble Today's? Changes in the Legal & Technical Architectures of Cyberspace

Nov 10, 1998 @ 3:00 AM

Internet & Society '98 Moot Court

*Read the transcript of the session.* The Internet &…

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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…

May 12, 1998 @ 3:22 AM

Privacy and Cyber/Spaces

Government Databanks and Identification

In the news:Margaret Kane, Medical Record Privacy Debated at Harvard, ZDNet News, May 13…

Mar 18, 1998 @ 3:26 AM

Technorealism

How should we think about technology?

Mar 4, 1998 @ 3:32 AM

Digital China/Harvard

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

May 28, 1996 @ 2:49 AM

Internet & Society Conference 1996

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