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    • 2010 Circumvention Tool Usage Report 

      Roberts, Hal M.; Zuckerman, Ethan Robert; York, Jillian C; Faris, Robert M; Palfrey, John Gorham (2011-12-09)
      Circumvention tools allow users to bypass Internet filtering to access content otherwise blocked by governments, workplaces, schools, or even the blocked sites themselves. There are a number of different types of these ...
    • Analyzing Accessibility of Wikipedia Projects Around the World 

      Clark, Justin D.; Faris, Robert M.; Jones, Rebekah (Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2017)
      This study, conducted by the Internet Monitor project at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, analyzes the scope of government-sponsored censorship of Wikimedia sites around the world. The study finds that, as ...
    • Beyond the Wall: Mapping Twitter in China 

      Song, Sonya; Faris, Robert M; Kelly, John (The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2015)
      In this paper, we map and analyze the structure and content found on Twitter centered around users in mainland China. This study offers a rare look at the activity of Chinese Internet users on a platform that is largely ...
    • Censorship 2.0 

      Faris, Robert M; Wang, Stephanie; Palfrey, John (MIT Press, 2008)
    • Networked Policymaking Avenues: Assessing the Role of Academics in Digital Policy 

      Ashar, Amar J; Faris, Robert M; Gasser, Urs (Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2016)
    • Openness and Restraint: Structure, Discourse, and Contention in Saudi Twitter 

      Noman, Helmi; Faris, Robert M; Kelly, John (The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2015)
      report series, which focuses on key events and new developments in Internet freedom. The report maps and analyzes the structure and content of the Saudi Twittersphere and identifies the communities that coalesce around ...
    • Partisanship, Propaganda, and Disinformation: Online Media and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election 

      Faris, Robert M.; Roberts, Hal; Etling, Bruce; Bourassa, Nikki; Zuckerman, Ethan; Benkler, Yochai (Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2017)
      In this study, we analyze both mainstream and social media coverage of the 2016 United States presidential election. We document that the majority of mainstream media coverage was negative for both candidates, but largely ...
    • Political Change in the Digital Age: The Fragility and Promise of Online Organizing 

      Etling, Bruce; Faris, Robert M; Palfrey, John Gorham (John Hopkins University Press, 2010)
      We conclude that policymakers and scholars that have been most optimistic about the impact of digital tools have over-emphasized the role of information, specifically access to alternative and independent sources of ...
    • Privacy and Cybersecurity Research Briefing 

      O'Brien, David; Budish, Ryan Hal; Faris, Robert M; Gasser, Urs; Lin, Tiffany C (Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2016)
    • Public Discourse in the Russian Blogosphere: Mapping RuNet Politics and Mobilization 

      Etling, Bruce; Alexanyan, Karina; Kelly, John; Faris, Robert M; Palfrey, John Gorham; Gasser, Urs (2010)
      We analyzed Russian blogs to discover networks of discussion around politics and public affairs. Beginning with an initial set of over five million blogs, we used social network analysis to identify a highly active ‘Discussion ...
    • Score Another One for the Internet? The Role of the Networked Public Sphere in the U.S. Net Neutrality Policy Debate 

      Benkler, Yochai; Faris, Robert M; Roberts, Hal M.; Etling, Bruce; Othman, Dalia (Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, 2015)
      In this paper we study the public debate over net neutrality in the United States from January through November 2014. We compiled, mapped, and analyzed over 16,000 stories published on net neutrality, augmented by data ...
    • The Shifting Landscape of Global Internet Censorship 

      Clark, Justin D.; Faris, Robert M.; Morrison-Westphal, Ryan J.; Noman, Helmi; Tilton, Casey B.; Zittrain, Jonathan L. (Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2017)
    • Structure and Discourse: Mapping the Networked Public Sphere in the Arab Region 

      Faris, Robert M; Kelly, John; Noman, Helmi; Othman, Dalia (The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2016)
      In this study, we employ social network mapping techniques to analyze the shape and structure of the networked public sphere in the Arab region. The analysis is based on four distinct views of digitally connected communities: ...
    • Web Tactics 

      Faris, Robert M; Zittrain, Jonathan L. (Writers & Scholars International, 2009)
      Robert Faris and Jonathan Zittrain chart the highs and lows for free expression online in 2009: from the triumph over Green Dam to cyber attacks.
    • The Yemen War Online: Propagation of Censored Content on Twitter 

      Noman, Helmi; Faris, Robert M.; Kelly, John (Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2018)