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Berkman Center for Internet and Society

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Book

11 Jan 2013

Copyright for Librarians (CFL) is an online open curriculum on copyright law, developed to be used as a stand-alone resource or as an adjunct to the online version which contains additional links and references for students who wish to pursue any topic in greater depth....

Article

18 Feb 2009

The transformation of the media world is well underway, facilitated by the spread of digital tools. A myriad of innovative new media organizations have sprung up to take advantage of the opportunities that stem from low-cost distribution networks. Meanwhile the economic base of many of...

Report

15 Nov 2007

Private sector leadership, more so than government intervention, is the optimal method for ensuring that technologies work well together and innovation flourishes according to this report. The authors found that interoperability is generally good for consumers and drives innovation, but determined that there is no...

Video

26 Sep 2007

WEBCAST / MIT Media Lab professor Judith Donath, Berkman fellow Gene Koo, visiting assistant professor at Northeastern School of Law Wendy Seltzer, and Berkman co-founder Jonathan Zittrain discuss their visions of the net ten years from now.

Article

5 Apr 2007

The EMI Group has announced that it will begin to offer DRM-free music downloads. Eric Nicoli, CEO of the music industry giant, was joined by Apple CEO Steve Jobs, as they addressed an issue that has been of great public interest and concern.

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Report

1 Apr 2015

“Digitally Connected: Global Perspectives on Youth and Digital Media,” is a first-of-its kind collection of essays that offers reflections from diverse perspectives on youth experiences with digital media and with focus on the Global South. It creatively combines adult voices with written and visual...

Video

31 Jan 2015

Fresh from a party, a teen posts a photo on Facebook of a friend drinking a beer. A college student repurposes an article from Wikipedia for a paper. A group of players in a multiplayer online game routinely cheat new players by selling them worthless...

Report

Platforms, policy, privacy, and public discourse
15 Dec 2014

Abstract

This publication is the second annual report of the Internet Monitor project at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. As with the inaugural report, this year’s edition is a collaborative effort of the extended Berkman community. Internet Monitor...

Video

2 Dec 2014

Why do people create and innovate? And how does intellectual property law encourage, or discourage, the process?

In this talk Jessica Silbey -- Professor at Suffolk University Law School -- discusses her recent book The Eureka Myth: Creators, Innovators, and Everyday Intellectual Property, which...

Report

25 Sep 2014

Abstract: This paper investigates sentiment in the online conversation about the Ukrainian Euromaidan protests across a range of English- and Russian-language social and traditional media sources. Results from this exploratory research show more support for the Euromaidan protests in Russian-language sources, including among sources...

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Article

10 Sep 2015

To understand where journalism is heading, think ecosystems. Once a concept that referred to complex communities of interdependent living organisms, the metaphor is gaining traction in sectors well beyond the natural world – particularly where the rise of digital networks has radically disrupted and reshaped...

Article

12 Oct 2009

At first glance, the relationship between indigenous knowledge and the Internet seems fraught.

Indigenous knowledge provides a distinct set of beliefs, practices and representations avidly tied to place; the internet lauds itself for erasing boundaries and borders.

On one hand, the traditions encapsulated...

Article

23 Apr 2009

Governments and public bodies have always been in the business of managing information - as creators, controllers, distributors, and more.

Until the mid-1990s, however, most states took on only two main roles as holders of information. First, they took responsibility for ensuring that information...

Report

19 Mar 2009

In January GlobalVoices received over 270 proposals from activists, bloggers, and NGO's all wanting to use citizen media tools to bring new communities - long ignored by both traditional and new media - to the conversational web. It was, by far, the highest number of...

Report

19 Mar 2009

In January GlobalVoices received over 270 proposals from activists, bloggers, and NGO's all wanting to use citizen media tools to bring new communities - long ignored by both traditional and new media - to the conversational web. It was, by far, the highest number of...

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