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    • 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 ...
    • Zero Rating & Internet Adoption: The Role of Telcos, ISPs, & Technology Companies in Expanding Global Internet Access 

      Bates, Samantha L; Bavitz, Christopher T.; Hessekiel, Kira H. (Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2017)
      Zero rating, which allows users to access select Internet services and content without incurring mobile data charges, is not a new concept. But it has become an object of debate as mobile carriers and major app providers ...
    • Privacy and Student Data: An Overview of Federal Laws Impacting Student Information Collected Through Networked Technologies 

      Ritvo, Dalia Topelson (The Berkman Center for Internet & Society, 2016)
      Over the past five years, schools have progressively been integrating the use of technology into the classroom, both to help students achieve their goals, and help teachers and administrators alike organize, categorize and ...
    • 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)
    • 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)
    • Student Privacy and Ed Tech (K-12) Research Briefing 

      Plunkett, Leah Ariana; Gasser, Urs (Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, 2016)
      Foundational changes at the intersection of technology, society, law, and behavior are disrupting and energizing large institutions, impacting the educational technologies and student privacy landscape at lightning speed. ...
    • Privacy and Open Data Research Briefing 

      Wood, Alexandra B; O'Brien, David; Gasser, Urs (Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2016)
    • Maximizing K-12 Fiber Connectivity Through E-Rate: An Overview 

      Thompson, James R; Talbot, David A.; Krueger, Keith (Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2016)
      The federal E-rate program provides up to $3.9 billion annually to subsidize the provision of high-speed Internet access to schools and libraries. Recent revisions to the program greatly expand the options for how such ...
    • Between Openness and Privacy in Genomics 

      Vayena, Effy; Gasser, Urs (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2016)
    • 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 ...
    • 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: ...
    • The Transparency Reporting Toolkit: Best Practices for Reporting on U.S. Government Requests for User Information 

      Woolery, Liz; Budish, Ryan Hal; Bankston, Kevin (The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2016)
      The Transparency Reporting Toolkit is a project by the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University and New America’s Open Technology Institute (OTI). Using research on the current state of transparency ...
    • WiredWest: a Cooperative of Municipalities Forms to Build a Fiber Optic Network 

      Talbot, David A.; Warner, Waide; Crawford, Susan Patricia (Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2016)
      This report describes WiredWest, a cooperative formed by towns in rural western Massachusetts. WiredWest has put forward a detailed proposal to provide “last-mile” high-speed Internet access connections to homes and ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Transparency Reporting Toolkit: Reporting Guide and Template for Reporting U.S. Government Requests for User Information 

      Woolery, Liz; Budish, Ryan Hal; Bankston, Kevin (Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2016)
      The Transparency Reporting Toolkit is a joint project by New America’s Open Technology Institute and Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. The purpose of the Toolkit is to make it easier for ...
    • Perspectives on Harmful Speech Online 

      Gasser, Urs; Reventlow, Nani Jansen; Penney, Jonathan; Johnson, Amy Elizabeth; Junco, Reynol; Tilton, Casey B.; Coyer, Kate; Dad, Nighat; Chaudhri, Adnan; Mutung'u, Grace; Benesch, Susan; Lombana-Bermudez, Andres; Noman, Helmi; Albert, Kendra; Sterzing, Anke; Oberholzer-Gee, Felix; Melas, Holger; Zuleta, Lumi; Kargar, Simindokht; Bourassa, Nikki; Matias, Jorge (Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, 2016)
      This collection of essays includes perspectives on and approaches to harmful speech online from a wide range of voices within the Berkman Klein Center community. Recognizing that harmful speech online is an increasingly ...
    • #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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Good Practices For University Open-Access Policies (2013) 

      Shieber, Stuart Merrill; Suber, Peter (Harvard Open Access Project, 2015-03-27)
    • 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 ...