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The Internet: Issues at the Frontiers: Seminar - Spring 2009

Spring term, Block H
M 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Professors William Fisher and Jonathan Zittrain
2 classroom credits LAW-99045A

This seminar explores frontiers question involving the Internet. Anticipated issues involve innovation, copyright, new uses of the wiki form, prediction markets, democratic polarization, and collective intelligence. Students will be expected to participate actively in innovative course design, and we might attempt to involve numerous people all over the world in the course through the Internet.

Admission with permission of instructors. Statements of interest and cvs should be sent to Moira Harding at by October 28 for full consideration.

There is the option for a few students to do a clinical with the Cyberlaw Clinic of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society in the winter or spring semesters. Students should mention their interest to do a winter or spring clinic (please be specific, though you also may indicate that you are willing to do either semester) when applying to the seminar.