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Alexander Macgillivray

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Alexander Macgillivray is Twitter's General Counsel and also leads its Corporate Communication, Public Policy and Trust & Safety efforts. Prior to Twitter, Mr. Macgillivray was Deputy General Counsel for Products and IP at Google and a litigator with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. He received his J.D. from Harvard Law School and is an affiliate at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society. He tweets, blogs and bakes bread.

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The Law of Cyberspace - Spring 1999

This course will explore a series of leading Internet issues via a number of traditional and not-so-traditional methods. The course themes will include: whether the internet will…


Oct 27, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

National Security, Privacy, and the Rule of Law

Through a concrete hypothetical--ripped from tomorrow's headlines, if not today's--we explore the difficult decisions to be made around these issues, including actors from…

Jul 21, 2009 @ 12:30 PM

A Discussion Around the Google Book Search Settlement

Alexander Macgillivray of Google

Alexander Macgillivray, Deputy General Counsel for Products and Intellectual Property at Google (and soon to be General Counsel of Twitter), will discuss the Google Book Search…