A new audio documentary by Berkman affiliate Benjamen Walker takes a "lawyer free" look at the art, culture, and history of the remix.
Last week, Public Knowledge, a nonprofit advocacy group in DC, hosted its first ever IP3 Awards to honor excellence in the three IPs -- intellectual property, information policy, and internet protocols.
A new website, p2p-politics.org, uses P2P technology to promote political discourse.
From the announcement: "Beyond addressing the current humanitarian crisis in Darfur, how can long-term peace and security be forged in Sudan? Join us for a year-long discussion series exploring Sudan’s interrelated political conflicts and mediation efforts.
Today, a number of CEOs and telecom experts came to Harvard Law School to discuss the future of extending Internet access to the "Next Billion" users.
Next week, the Berkman Center welcomes 30 CEOs and business representatives to Cambridge for a discussion of Voice-over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and the future of expanding Internet access.
Recently, several pieces on NPR have highlighted divisive issues in Internet law, copyright, and technology.
Markus Kummer, head of the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG) for the World Summit on the Information Society, is visiting the Berkman Center today to talk with students, scholars, technologists and advocates and to lead an informal lunchtime discussion.
The iLaw Eurasia Program is a five-day, intensive course designed to expose and introduce 50 advanced policy experts from countries in Eurasia to the critical and emerging information age policy and legal issues shaping the future of the region.
Berkman Center Executive Director John Palfrey presented the topic "The Problem with the Law in Cyberspace" at 10am, and "The Digital Media Crisis" at 2pm, 10/6 at Cornell University; each talk was be webcast. Visit this page for more details and a link to the archived webcasts.
Honest Signaling and Other Strategies for Building Reliability and Trust on the Internet October 13, 2004: 1:30 –3:00.
John Palfrey, Executive Director of the Berkman Center, published an op-ed in CNet this morning about a recent ruling against Diebold, Inc.
Can Napster, the once revolutionary P2P service, refashion itself as a corporate player in the new digital media marketplace? What does this mean for the future of music, copyright, and creativity? Professor Ronald V.
Yesterday, a California court issued a decisive victory for a group of pro-active students, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and defenders of fair use everywhere.
Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 6, at the Baker House at 6 pm for the first in a series of discussions, led by David Weinberger, on the effect of the Web on how we understand ourselves and our shared world.
What are the legal implications of limiting access to Internet content? In this paper, the OpenNet Initiative -- a partnership of the Citizen Lab, the University of Cambridge, and the Berkman Center -- finds that governments offer a range of justifications for blocking content, from safeguarding national security to protecting community standards.
Ever wondered why a search on Google News sometimes pulls up articles with unrelated photos? Or why a search for "John Kerry" retrieves headlines like John Kerry Should Spit On Prime Minister... before stories from more conventional news outlets? A new article in the Online Journalism Review compares the methodology of Google News to that of Yahoo.
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