On April 1st, the Copyright Office closed the initial comment period for a public study undertaken to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) safe harbor provisions, embodied in Section 512 of the United States Copyright Act. On April 7th, the filed comments were released online, including one filed by representatives of Berkman's Cyberlaw Clinic and the Lumen project.
An evaluation of self-construction, dark fiber, and lit fiber options for school districts following recent enhancements to E-rate
This new toolkit provides school system leaders the guidance to understand and leverage the federal E-rate program, which provides up to $3.9 billion annually to subsidize the provision of high-speed Internet access to schools and libraries.
with author Geoff Manaugh
Join us this summer at the University of Geneva for a unique opportunity to learn about Internet law and policy issues, taught by leading academics, practitioners, representatives of global policy makers, international organizations, and institutions in this field.
The Berkman Center is pleased to announce the publication of a new paper from the Privacy Tools for Sharing Research Data project team. In this paper, Effy Vayena, Urs Gasser, Alexandra Wood, and David O’Brien from the Berkman Center, with Micah Altman from MIT Libraries, outline elements of a new ethical framework for big data research.
The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University and the Open Technology Institute surveyed U.S. Internet and telecommunications companies to highlight best practices and encourage standardization in transparency reporting.
A Conversation with Congresswoman Katherine Clark
Harvard Law School 1Ls and 2Ls should now be aware that clinical registration for the 2016-17 academic year takes place this week, starting at 9:00 am on Wednesday, March 30 and ending at 5:00 pm on Thursday, March 31. Want to know more about the Cyberlaw Clinic?
Headed to RightsCon 2016? Lots of folks from the Berkman Center are. We're leading discussions on topics ranging from online hate speech, to protecting users rights, to mapping the landscape for online content romoval requests, to transparency reporting. Check out this list of sessions for a look at some of the things we're working on.