Gruter Berkman Roundtable

Join us today from 12-2pm for a Gruter Berkman Roundtable with Oliver Goodenough (Vermont Law School and Gruter Institute) and Beth Noveck (New York Law School).  Goodenough and Noveck will focus on how structures and institutions help solve the problems of cooperation, and on how those structures are built in at all kinds of levels of organization, ranging from the biochemical (e.g.

Webcast Today of Global Voices Brainstorm

Today at 12:30pm Eastern, Rebecca MacKinnon and Ethan Zuckerman will host the Berkman Center Luncheon Series.  They will lead a brainstorm for the Global Voices project which grew from a discussion at December's Internet & Society 2004: Votes, Bits & Bytes conference.  Live discussion is encouraged on IRC - join us at #globalvoices on irc.freenode.net.  The discussion will be watched in the room and questions posted remotely will be included as much as possible.

Upcoming event: Gruter Berkman Roundtable

Join us this coming Wednesday, March 30, for a Gruter Berkman Roundtable with Oliver Goodenough (Vermont Law School and Gruter Institute) and Beth Noveck (New York Law School).  Goodenough and Noveck will focus on how structures and institutions help solve the problems of cooperation, and on how those structures are built in at all kinds of levels of organization, ranging from the biochemical (e.g.

Internet a Catalyst for Democracy?

Berkman Fellow Michael Best, Assistant Professor with the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech, has recently focused his work on the question, “Will the Internet ultimately become a tool of political liberation and strong democracy or the ultimate weapon of control for authoritarian regimes?” Today Michael presented research he’s done that examines a correlation between political liberties and Internet diffusion through a variety of statistical models.

Registration for ILaw Turin Now Open

The Internet Law Program will be hosted by Dipartimento dei Sistemi di Produzione e di Economia dell'Azienda - Politecnico di Torino and Istituto di Elettronica e Ingegneria dell'Informazione e delle Telecomunicazioni - Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche in Turin, Italy, May 25-27, 2005.  The Berkman Center for Internet & Society’s Internet Law Program addresses the most controversial cyberlaw issues being debated by lawmakers in the U.S.

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