Today, the Harvard Global Health Institute and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society will bring together more than sixty leaders from the pharmaceutical industry, foundations, civil society, academia, and government for a conference to develop actionable solutions for increasing access to medicines and promoting innovation to help the world’s poor.
Launching today, the Net Data Directory is a free, publicly available, searchable database of different sources of data about the Internet. Come explore!
featuring Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel
with Michel Bauwens, Founder & Director of the P2P Foundation
Does the feeling of being surveilled or judged on the internet make you less likely to engage in perfectly legal, socially beneficial activities? Today on the podcast we talk to a researcher who investigates chilling effects online.
with Vikki S. Katz, Associate Professor, School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University
A conversation with CA State Senator Dr. Richard Pan and Dr. Brittany Seymour
Governments are under increasing pressure to promote transparency, accountability, and innovation by making the data they hold available to the public. Because the data often contain information about individuals, agencies rely on various standards and interventions to protect privacy interests while supporting a range of beneficial uses of the data. This article provides a survey of practices for releasing data in response to freedom of information and Privacy Act requests, traditional public and vital records, official statistics, and e-government and open government initiatives.