featuring Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Tom Wheeler, in conversation with Harvard Law School Professor Susan Crawford
Supported by the Knight Foundation, Omidyar Network, LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, Hewlett Foundation, and more
Several foundations and funders today announced the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund, which will support interdisciplinary research to ensure that AI develops in a way that is ethical, accountable, and advances the public interest. The Berkman Klein Center and the MIT Media Lab will act as anchor academic institutions for this fund and develop a range of activities, research, tools, and prototypes aimed at bridging the gap between disciplines and connecting human values with technical capabilities.
The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University and New America’s Open Technology Institute are proud to announce the publication of the Transparency Reporting Toolkit: Reporting Guide & Template, which aims to provide companies the tools they need to publish transparency reports that are more consistent, easier to understand, and more effective.
with Berkman Klein Fellow, Kishonna L. Gray
Today on the podcast we talk to Zeynep Tufekci and Jonathan Zittrain about how platforms can combat fake news.
We are thrilled to announce the 2017 cohort for the Berkman Klein Assembly pilot program launching January 2017! The cohort is made up of seventeen diverse participants with deep experience working on a wide range of areas across the private sector, academia, and civil society organizations. Click to see a summary of the 2017 cohort!
Policy Positions on SOPA/PIPA Before and After the Internet Blackout
In this paper, researchers investigate the role that public attention plays in determining the effect that campaign contributions funded by interests groups have on legislators’ policy positions.
This collection of publications includes an assessment of the efforts of civil society organizations to address racist speech in Brazil and Colombia; a study of the legal foundations of harmful speech regulation in India; a paper that explores the definitional and framing questions that complicate efforts to study and address harmful speech online; and a research note that offers reflections and observations on the state of research related to harmful speech online.