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    • Digital Identity Interoperability and eInnovation 

      Palfrey, John; Gasser, Urs (2009-03-24)
      This paper, one of three case studies in a transatlantic research project exploring the connection between Information and Communication Technology interoperability and eInnovation, considers the current state and possible ...
    • Don't Panic: Making Progress on the "Going Dark" Debate 

      Gasser, Urs; Gertner, Nancy; Goldsmith, Jack L.; Landau, Susan; Nye, Joseph S.; O'Brien, David; Olsen, Matthew G.; Renan, Daphna; Sanchez, Julian; Schneider, Bruce; Schwartzol, Larry; Zittrain, Jonathan L. (Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School, 2016)
      Just over a year ago, with support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University convened a diverse group of security and policy experts from academia, civil ...
    • Elements of a New Ethical Framework for Big Data Research 

      Vayena, Effy; Gasser, Urs; Wood, Alexandra B; O'Brien, David; Altman, Micah (Washington & Lee University School of Law, 2016)
      Emerging large-scale data sources hold tremendous potential for new scientific research into human biology, behaviors, and relationships. At the same time, big data research presents privacy and ethical challenges that the ...
    • Enabling Competition & Innovation on a City Fiber Network 

      Leerssen, Paddy James; Talbot, David A. (Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2017)
      This report describes how the municipally owned fiber-optic network in Ammon, Idaho, uses a technology known as network virtualization to inexpensively allow retail service providers to compete for users and provide ...
    • Encryption Policy and Its International Impacts: A Framework for Understanding Extraterritorial Ripple Effects 

      Budish, Ryan Hal; Burkert, Herbert; Gasser, Urs (Hoover Instituion, 2018)
    • Good Practices For University Open-Access Policies (2013) 

      Shieber, Stuart Merrill; Suber, Peter (Harvard Open Access Project, 2015-03-27)
    • A Harm-Reduction Framework for Algorithmic Fairness 

      Altman, Micah; Wood, Alexandra B; Vayena, Effy (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
      In this article, we recognize the profound effects that algorithmic decision-making can have on people's lives and propose a harm-reduction framework for algorithmic fairness. We argue that any evaluation of algorithmic ...
    • Holyoke: A Massachusetts Municipal Light Plant Seizes Internet Access Business Opportunities 

      Talbot, David A.; Warner, Waide; Anderson, Carolyn; Hessekiel, Kira H.; Jones, Daniel (Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2015)
      This case study documents the success of a municipally-owned electric utility in providing Internet access services. Massachusetts has 41 such “munis” –- serving more than 900,000 people and thousands of businesses -– but ...
    • Internet Filtering in Bahrain in 2004-2005: A Country Study 

      Palfrey, John; Zittrain, Jonathan; Villeneuve, Nart; Rohozinski, Rafal; Bambauer, Derek; Deibert, Ronald J. (OpenNet Initiative, 2005)
    • Internet Filtering in Burma in 2005: A Country Study 

      Palfrey, John; Zittrain, Jonathan; Villeneuve, Nart; Rohozinski, Rafal; Bambauer, Derek; Deibert, Ronald J. (OpenNet Initiative, 2005)
    • Internet Filtering in China 

      Zittrain, Jonathan L. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2003)
      We collected data on the methods, scope, and depth of selective barriers to Internet usage through networks in China. Tests conducted from May through November 2002 indicated at least four distinct and independently operable ...
    • Internet Filtering in China 2004-2005 

      Zittrain, Jonathan L.; Palfrey, John Gorham; Deibert, Ronald; Rohozinski, Rafal; Villeneuve, Nart; Bambauer, Derek (Harvard University, Harvard Law School, 2005)
      China's Internet filtering regime is the most sophisticated effort of its kind in the world. Compared to similar efforts in other states, China's filtering regime is pervasive, sophisticated, and effective. It comprises ...
    • Internet Filtering in China in 2004-2005: A Country Study 

      Palfrey, John; Zittrain, Jonathan; Villeneuve, Nart; Rohozinski, Rafal; Bambauer, Derek; Deibert, Ronald J. (OpenNet Initiative, 2005)
    • Internet Filtering in Singapore in 2004-2005: A Country Study 

      Palfrey, John; Zittrain, Jonathan; Villeneuve, Nart; Rohozinski, Rafal; Bambauer, Derek; Deibert, Ronald J. (OpenNet Initiative, 2005)
    • Internet Filtering in the United Arab Emirates in 2004-2005: A Country Study 

      Palfrey, John; Zittrain, Jonathan; Villeneuve, Nart; Rohozinski, Rafal; Bambauer, Derek; Deibert, Ronald J. (OpenNet Initiative, 2005)
    • Internet Monitor 2014: Reflections on the Digital World: Platforms, Policy, Privacy, and Public Discourse 

      Gasser, Urs; Zittrain, Jonathan L. (Berkman Center for Internet & Society, 2014)
      This publication is the second annual report of the Internet Monitor project at the Berkman Centerfor Internet & Society at Harvard University. As with the inaugural report, this year’s edition is a collaborative effort ...
    • Interoperability in the Digital Ecosystem 

      Gasser, Urs (Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, 2015)
      At its most fundamental level in the context of the digital ecosystem, interoperability (or “interop”) is the ability to transfer and render useful data and other information across systems, applications, or components. ...
    • #IranVotes: Political Discourse on Iranian Twitter during the 2016 Parliamentary Elections 

      Marchant, James; Sabeti, Amin; Bowen, Kyle; Kelly, John; Heacock Jones, Rebekah Ann (The Berkman Center for Internet & Society, 2016)
      In this study, we map and analyze the content and structural features of the Iranian Twittersphere as exhibited over the course of the 2016 legislative elections in order to identify the communities that developed around ...
    • iTunes: How Copyright, Contract, and Technology Shape the Business of Digital Media 

      Fisher, William W. (The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2004)
      In this paper, the Berkman Center's Digital Media Project has conducted an exploratory case study on Apple's iTunes Online Music Store from a legal and business perspective. The objective of this analysis is twofold: First, ...
    • A Layered Model for AI Governance 

      Gasser, Urs; Almeida, Virgilio A.F. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
      AI-based systems are “black boxes,” resulting in massive information asymmetries between the developers of such systems and consumers and policymakers. In order to bridge this information gap, this article proposes a ...