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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. The course focuses on the interaction of new technologies and services with emerging models of production, innovation, communication, learning, and civic engagement—looking at both the US and international contexts.

Prerequisites: willingness to experiment with new technologies and to participate in class discussions, whether virtually or in person. No legal background required. (4 credits)

Spring term 2014 (23879)

Andrew Sellars, JD, Staff Attorney, Digital Media Law Project and Corydon B. Dunham First Amendment Fellow, Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University.

Tuesdays beginning Jan. 28, 5:30-7:30 pm.