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October 15, 2009

FCC publishes Global Broadband Study draft

Filed under: Berkman,FCC,report - 15 Oct 2009

berkman center In July the FCC announced that, in the context of a its own broadband planning, it had commissioned the Berkman Center to do a study of the state of broadband development worldwide.

A draft – Next Generation Connectivity:A review of broadband Internet transitions
and policy from around the world
– has just been published. The FCC is asking for comments before Nov 16.

April 8, 2009

In Search of Jefferson’s Moose: Notes on the State of Cyberspace

Filed under: development,government,networks,policy,webcast - 08 Apr 2009

Mar 17 2009 Berkman Center: David G. Post, Stern Professor of Law at the Beasley School of Law at Temple University, discusses questions raised by his recently-published book, In Search of Jefferson’s Moose: Notes on the State of Cyberspace (Oxford), which re-creates Jefferson’s encyclopedia of the New World (“Notes on the State of Virginia,” 1786), but this time for cyberspace. Video below.

March 3, 2009

A crash course on the Internet

Filed under: education,webcast - 03 Mar 2009

Zittrain (from 2004) sets us straight:

February 25, 2009

Berkman introduces Herdict Web browser add-in

Filed under: access,censorship - 25 Feb 2009

herdict The Berkman Center at Harvard has announced an new extension to their Herdict “verdicts of the herd” project.. Herdict Web aggregates reports of inaccessible sites, allowing users to compare data to see if inacessibility is a shared problem. By crowd-sourcing data from around the world, Herdict can then document accessibility for any web site.


A nifty explanatory video has been produced:

April 15, 2008

Jonathan Zittrain – The Future of the Internet – And How to Stop It (video)

Filed under: development,events,ICANN,isoc,networks,policy,webcast - 15 Apr 2008

Here is video of Jonathan Zittrain’s talk last Friday:

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April 4, 2008

Prof. Zittrain’s Book Party, Fri. April 11

Filed under: community,development,education,events,policy - 04 Apr 2008

Prof. Zittrain’s bookThis Friday April 11 2008 Professor Jonathan Zittrain of the Oxford Internet Institute will be previewing his book “The Future of the Internet — And How to Stop It” in NYC. The event, which is in the form of a discussion, is presented by the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School, Jeffrey Cunard and Bruce Keller, partners at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, & Big Think. Susan Crawford, Visiting Professor at Yale Law School, will join the discussion. Yale University Press are the publishers of the book.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL. IF YOU HAVEN”T RECEIVED A POSITIVE RESPONSE TO YOUR RSVP DO NOT ATTEND! IT WILL BE VIDEOTAPED AND AVAILABLE HERE AFTER THE EVENT. A LARGER NYC EVENT IS PLANNED FOR APRIL 16.

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