Jonathan Zittrain

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


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...


24 Feb 2009

Facebook and other social networks have an especially tricky time in this zone, since so much user data is relational. You upload a photo of you and me; I tag it with your name. I leave Facebook ? does your name disappear from the photo...


1 Apr 2008

Internet security controls have weakened since the mid-1990s. With the expansion of the community of users, a universal ethic governing activity on the Internet has evaporated.


21 Jun 2007

Internet filtering seems like an infringement of the civil liberties of all of us who use this free, public, unitary, global network of networks. But states have a strong argument that they have the right to control domestic matters, whether or not they occur in...


24 May 2007

This lecture proposes a theory about what lies around the corner for the Internet, how to avoid it, and how to study and affect the future of the internet using the distributed power of the network itself, using privacy as a signal example. Jonathan Zittrain...

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