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Matthew Becker

Matt Becker is a JD candidate at Harvard Law School and Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology. Previously, Matt worked as a legal intern at the Wikimedia Foundation, served as a research assistant for John Palfrey and Urs Gasser's Interoperability project, and as a research assistant for Charles Nesson. Prior to law school, Matt also worked as a research assistant to Dr. Larry Beeferman in the Pensions and Capital Stewardship Project at the Labor and Worklife Program.

Matt is interested in intellectual property law, commons-based peer production, and the impact of technology on consumer protection issues. As a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Matt is exploring a solution to the problem of adhesive standard form contracts such as terms of service, using an approach that draws on the decentralized nature of the Internet.


Publications

Thursday, Dec 13, 2012

Interoperability Case Study: Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

This case study is part of an ongoing series developed in support of a larger text on interoperability by John Palfrey and Urs Gasser Interop: The Promise and Perils of Highly… More

Thursday, Aug 16, 2012

Interoperability Case Study: Cloud Computing

This case study is part of an ongoing series developed in support of a larger text on interoperability by John Palfrey and Urs Gasser - Interop: The Promise and Perils of Highly… More

Sunday, Jul 15, 2012

Interoperability Case Study: The Bar Code/UPC

This case study is part of an ongoing series developed in support of a larger text on interoperability by John Palfrey and Urs Gasser Interop: The Promise and Perils of Highly… More

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Mapping Cloud Interoperability in the Globalized Economy: Theory and Observation from Practice

Urs Gasser and John Palfrey have continued to contribute to the World Trade Institute’s NCCR Trade Policy project with a particular focus on the interoperability as an enabler of… More