As part of Boston’s HUBweek, Harvard Law School Clinical Professor Susan Crawford addressed a gathering of more than 100 people at Harvard Law School in September and made the case for her new Responsive Communities Initiative, a three-pronged program aimed at addressing issues of social justice, civil liberties, and economic development involving high-speed Internet access and government use of data. The initiative is based at HLS and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.
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For any writer that kind of attention would be a huge success, but Sun’s talents go beyond the internet. The Twitter personality has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Toronto and a master’s degree in architecture from Yale. He is currently a PhD candidate at MIT and a fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center. He keeps busy.
Jonathan Zittrain, a professor at Harvard Law School and an expert in the First Amendment, told the Washington Post that a court could decide that if the public interest was so compelling, then newspapers or the public should try to compel the candidate to authorize the IRS to release his tax information lawfully.
Bruce Schneier, a fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, said many IoT devices don’t provide a way to update their software, and most people wouldn’t know how anyway.
“The courts could say, if the public thinks the tax returns are so important, let it demand that the candidate authorize the IRS to release them on pain of losing votes,” said Jonathan Zittrain, a privacy expert and professor at Harvard Law School.
Amber, a project of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, helps you keep your links working.
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 networked world by helping to identify opportunities in key areas related to digital technology and innovation.