Vivek Krishnamurthy of Harvard’s Cyberlaw Clinic said some forms of expression can be ordered.
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The framework of mutual legal assistance treaties by which nations request law enforcement data from each other is unprepared for the cloud computing age and the U.S. ought to lead updating efforts, says Vivek Krishnamurthy, a clinical instructor at Harvard Law School’s Cyberlaw Clinic, in a paper for the university’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society.
The complex fragmentation of cloud computing not only makes the use of mutual legal assistance treaties hazy, the technology and the legal structure are “fundamentally irreconcilable,” according to a paper published earlier this month by Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society.
Zittrain is co-founder of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, which examines law, ethics, and the intersection of the Internet and civil society.
As Bruce Schneier, a security technologist affiliated with Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, noted in an email this morning, “I cannot build a technology that only operates in the presence of people with a certain morality.”
John Palfrey, founding president of the Digital Public Library of America and a director of Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, recently told the Deseret News that he has “been struck by the number of times people tell [him] that they think libraries are less important than they were before, now that we have the Internet and Google.