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Andy Sellars is an Affiliate of the Berkman Klein Center, and the Director of the BU/MIT Technology & Cyberlaw Clinic, a legal clinic at Boston University School of Law serving students at MIT and BU who face legal issues with their innovation-related academic and extracurricular activity.

Previously, Andy worked at the Berkman Klein Center as the Center's Corydon B. Dunham First Amendment Fellow. He worked at the Cyberlaw Clinic and the Digital Media Law Project, and taught an Internet policy course at Harvard Extension School.

Projects & Tools


Digital Media Law Project

Founded in 2007 as the "Citizen Media Law Project," the Digital Media Law Project (DMLP) works to ensure that individuals and organizations involved in online journalism and…


Dec 8, 2016

Defining Hate Speech

This essay seeks to review some of the various attempts to define hate speech, and pull from them a series of traits that can be used to frame hate speech with a higher degree of…


Aug 23, 2012

Announcing a Guide to Reporting at the 2012 Republican and Democratic National Conventions

This guide is intended to be a resource for journalists that will be covering the events surrounding the Republican and Democratic National Conventions (“RNC” and “DNC”)…


Internet and Society: Technologies and Politics of Control - Spring 2014

This course examines current legal, political, social, and technical struggles for control of the global Internet and the content and relationships it conveys.


Nov 17, 2016 @ 1:00 PM

Transparency and Freedom of Information in the Digital Age

This symposium seeks to examine the present state of play with respect to transparency and freedom of information.

Dec 13, 2011 @ 12:30 PM

Celebrating the Online Media Legal Network's (OMLN) 2nd Anniversary

The staff of the Online Media Legal Network (OMLN) will discuss the history and growth of the project, the accumulated data regarding the nature and geographic distribution of…