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Casey Tilton

Research Associate

Casey Tilton is a Research Associate at the Berkman Klein Center where he works on the Internet Monitor project. Before joining the Center, he earned a Master's degree in Communication, Culture, and Technology from Georgetown University. While in graduate school, he focused his courses and research on interdisciplinary social science research methods, Internet governance, and regulation of emerging technologies.

He is particularly interested in research that deals with the intersection of networked technologies and society, and he is thrilled to lend his support to the Internet Monitor project.

Outside of his academic interests, Casey is an avid baseball fan and enjoys hiking and skiing on the weekends. In addition to his M.A., he holds a B.A. in English and Journalism from the University of Delaware.

Projects & Tools

Internet Monitor

Internet Monitor's aim is to evaluate, describe, and summarize the means, mechanisms, and extent of Internet content controls and Internet activity around the world. More


Nov 21, 2019

Content and Conduct

How English Wikipedia Moderates Harmful Speech

This study assesses the degree to which English-language Wikipedia is successful in moderating harmful speech More

Aug 14, 2017

Perspectives on Harmful Speech Online

This collection of short essays and opinion pieces on harmful speech online covers a broad spectrum of thought and ideas from the Berkman Klein community. More

Jun 29, 2017

The Shifting Landscape of Global Internet Censorship

An Uptake in Communications Encryption Is Tempered by Increasing Pressure on Major Platform Providers; Governments Expand Content Restriction Tactics

Documenting the practice of Internet censorship around the world through empirical testing of the availability of the world’s most-trafficked and influential websites. More



The Uncertain Effects of HTTPS Adoption on Access to Information Worldwide

The wider adoption of encrypted protocols for website delivery — HTTPS — could have uncertain long-term implications for online access to information around the world.

Aug 9, 2018