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    • 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 ...
    • Bridging the Gap between Computer Science and Legal Approaches to Privacy 

      Nissim, Kobbi; Bembenek, Aaron; Wood, Alexandra B; Bun, Mark Mar; Gaboardi, Marco; Gasser, Urs; O'Brien, David; Vadhan, Salil P.; Steinke, Thomas (Harvard Law School, 2018)
      The analysis and release of statistical data about individuals and groups of individuals carries inherent privacy risks, and these risks have been conceptualized in different ways within the fields of law and computer ...
    • Case Study: DRM-protected Music Interoperability and e-Innovation 

      Gasser, Urs; Palfrey, John (The Berkman Center for Internet & Society, 2007)
      This report – representing one of three case studies that are part of a transatlantic research project aimed at exploring the potential relation between ICT Interoperability and eInnovation – examines issues surrounding ...
    • Case Study: Mashups Interoperability and eInnovation 

      Palfrey, John; Gasser, Urs (2009-03-24)
    • Catch-as-Catch-Can: A Case Note on Grokster 

      Gasser, Urs; Palfrey, John (2005)
      In summer 2005, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision which is surely destined to play a significant role in the interrelation between law and technology in the coming years. The case, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios ...
    • Challenges & Opportunities Concerning Corporate Formation, Nonprofit Status, & Governance for Open Source Projects 

      Ritvo, Dalia Topelson; Hessekiel, Kira H.; Bavitz, Christopher T. (Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2017)
    • Citizens Take Charge: Concord, Massachusetts, Builds a Fiber Network 

      Talbot, David A.; Warner, Waide; Crawford, Susan Patricia; White, Jacob (The Municipal Fiber Project. Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2017)
      This report describes a multi-year effort by the town of Concord, Massachusetts, to establish a robust and versatile communications infrastructure to better serve its citizens. The town’s municipal utility, Concord Municipal ...
    • Cloudy with a Conflict of Laws 

      Krishnamurthy, Vivek H. (Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2016)
      As more and more of our lives are lived online, so too are those who live lives of crime. Like everyone else, criminals of all stripes are increasingly using online services of all kinds to plan and commit their wrongful ...
    • Coming in from the Cold: A Safe Harbor from the CFAA and the DMCA §1201 for Security Researchers 

      Etcovitch, Daniel; van der Merwe, Thyla (Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2018)
      In our paper, we propose a statutory safe harbor from the CFAA and DMCA §1201 for security research activities. Based on a responsible disclosure model in which a researcher and vendor engage in a carefully constructed ...
    • Community-Owned Fiber Networks: Value Leaders in America 

      Talbot, David A.; Hessekiel, Kira Hope; Kehl, Danielle Leah (Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2017)
      We collected advertised prices for residential data plans offered by 40 community-owned (typically municipally owned) Internet service providers (ISPs) that offer fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service. We then identified the ...
    • Content & Control: Assessing the Impact of Policy Choices on Potential Online Businesses in the Music and Film Industries 

      Fisher, William W. (Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, 2005)
      The online environment and new digital technologies threaten the viability of the music and film industries' traditional business models. The industries have responded by seeking government intervention, among other means, ...
    • Content and Conduct: How English Wikipedia Moderates Harmful Speech 

      Clark, Justin; Faris, Robert; Gasser, Urs; Holland, Adam; Ross, Hilary; Tilton, Casey (Berkman Klein Center for Internet& Society, 2019)
      In this study, we aim to assess the degree to which English-language Wikipedia is successful in addressing harmful speech with a particular focus on the removal of deleterious content. We have conducted qualitative interviews ...
    • Cross-Border Data Access Reform: A Primer on the Proposed U.S.-U.K. Agreement 

      Lin, Tiffany C; Fidler, Mailyn Joy Rogge (Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society., 2017)
    • Culture Change and Digital Technology: The NYPD under Commissioner William Bratton, 2014-2016. 

      Crawford, Susan; Adler, Laura (Berkman Klein for Internet & Society, 2016-09-12)
    • Designing Successful Governance Groups: Lessons for Leaders from Real-World Examples 

      Budish, Ryan Hal; West, Sarah Myers; Gasser, Urs (Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2015)
      In January 2015, the Global Network of Internet & Society Research Centers (NoC) published the results of a globally coordinated, independent academic research project exploring multistakeholder governance models. Facilitated ...
    • Differential Privacy: A Primer for a Non-Technical Audience 

      Wood, Alexandra; Altman, Micah; Bembenek, Aaron; Bun, Mark; Gaboardi, Marco; Honaker, James; Nissim, Kobbi; O'Brien, David; Steinke, Thomas; Vadhan, Salil (Vanderbilt University, 2018)
      Differential privacy is a formal mathematical framework for quantifying and managing privacy risks. It provides provable privacy protection against a wide range of potential attacks, including those currently unforeseen. ...
    • 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 ...