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Stories and announcements from the Berkman Klein Center

Oct 17, 2016

Apply for a spot in CopyrightX

CopyrightX is a networked course that explores the current law of copyright; the impact of that law on art, entertainment, and industry; and the ongoing debates concerning how the… More

Sep 29, 2016

Sign up for JuryX: Deliberations for Social Change

In this free online course taught by Berkman Klein Center founder Charlie Nesson, you'll learn to deliberate emotionally charged issues with your peers online without fear or… More

Sep 28, 2016

Berkman Klein’s “Digital Citizenship Learning Playlists” Wins “Digital Media and Learning (DML) Competition” Award

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is excited to announce that it is one of nine winners of the “6th Digital Media and Learning (DML)… More

Sep 26, 2016

Translating Research for Action: Ideas and Examples for Informing Digital Policy

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society is pleased to release this series of papers, which aims to build a bridge between academic research and policymaking in the… More

Sep 22, 2016

Announcing a New Edition of Born Digital

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society is pleased to announce the publication of Born Digital: How Children Grow Up in a Digital Age, authored by Faculty Directors John… More

Jul 20, 2016

Berkman Klein Center Announces 2016-2017 Community

We are thrilled to announce the people who will join our community at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University as fellows, faculty associates, and… More

Jul 5, 2016

Michael R. Klein Supports Future of Cyberspace Exploration and Study

We're pleased to announce that Michael R. Klein LL.M. ’67 has made a generous gift of $15 million to the Berkman Center. In recognition, the Center will now be known as the… More

Jul 2, 2016

The Berkman Klein Assembly Pilot Program 2017

Calling Developers and Tech Industry Professionals

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is excited to announce the Berkman Klein Assembly, an innovative pilot program that will experiment with… More

May 9, 2016

Computers Gone Wild: Impact and Implications of Developments in Artificial Intelligence on Society

A summary of the second “Computers Gone Wild: Impact and Implications of Developments in Artificial Intelligence on Society” workshop, which took place on February 19, 2016 at… More

May 3, 2016

Students host mini-symposium on data privacy in the U.S. and the EU

The student-moderated discussion among invited experts focused on bringing data privacy from theory to reality, and included a close look at the strengths and flaws of the current… More

Apr 27, 2016

The Berkman Center and MIT Welcome European Data Protection Supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli

Appointed as EDPS in 2014, Mr. Buttarelli has become an influential voice in the digital privacy space.  More

Apr 14, 2016

Cyberlaw Clinic and Lumen Project Reps Contribute to Section 512 Study

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… More

Mar 29, 2016

Cyberlaw Clinic FAQ — 2016-17 Registration Starts Soon!

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… More

Mar 28, 2016

Berkman at RightsCon 2016

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… More

Jan 25, 2016

Digital Literacy Resource Platform Goes Live

The Berkman Center and Youth and Media are pleased to announce the launch of the Digital Literacy Resource Platform (DLRP), a new online platform we have designed and incubated as… More

Jan 20, 2016

Privacy Tools Project submits comments on proposed revisions to the Common Rule

On January 6, 2016, members of the Privacy Tools for Sharing Research Data project submitted comments in response to the September 2015 notice of proposed rulemaking to revise the… More

Nov 30, 2015

New Research Hub Launches to Focus on Digital Asia

Digital Asia Hub will provide open, collaborative platform for research, knowledge sharing, and capacity building related to Internet and society issues in the region.

The Berkman Center is thrilled to share this announcement More

Nov 8, 2015

Berkman at the Internet Governance Forum

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a multistakeholder forum for policy dialogue on issues of Internet governance. The Berkman Center and our colleagues from the Network of… More

Nov 2, 2015

Harvard's Groundbreaking Project Documenting Online Content Removals Changes Name to Lumen, Reflecting Expanded Mission and International Scope

We're excited to announce exciting changes to our pioneering Chilling Effects project, including an expanded mission and a new set of international research partnerships.  More

Oct 29, 2015

Harvard Law School Launches “Free the Law” Project with Ravel Law To Digitize US Case Law, Provide Free Access

Collaboration will make American law open and publicly available for the first time in history

Harvard Law School announced today that, with the support of Ravel Law, a legal research and analytics platform, it is digitizing its entire collection of U.S. case law, one of… More