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Jonathan Zittrain

Jonathan Zittrain

Professor, Harvard Law & Co-Founder, Berkman Center for Internet & Society

Jonathan Zittrain is the George Bemis Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and the Kennedy School of Government, co-founder and faculty director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and professor of computer science at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. His research interests include battles for control of digital property and content, cryptography, electronic privacy, the roles of intermediaries within Internet architecture, and human computing. He performed the first large-scale tests of Internet filtering in China and Saudi Arabia, and, as part of the OpenNet Initiative, co-edited a series of studies of Internet filtering by national governments. He holds board positions at the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Scientific American, and was a trustee of the Internet Society, a forum fellow of the World Economic Forum, and a distinguished scholar-in-residence at the FCC, where he chaired the Open Internet Advisory Committee. He is the author of The Future of the Internet -- And How to Stop It (2009).

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More About Jonathan Zittrain

Jonathan Zittrain, The Future of the Internet and How to Stop It, August 6, 2008

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

I can only join others in having a hunch in how it’s playing out – and mine is that the European Court of Justice has come up with a bad solution to a very real problem.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Turning theory into practice has revealed unanswered questions – and some outright flaws – in the court’s decision.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

A draft from which Zittrain’s FT op-ed was drawn.

Monday, July 14, 2014

The court is trying to address an important problem — namely, the Internet’s ability to preserve indefinitely all its information about you, no matter how unfortunate or misleading — but it has devised a poor solution.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Thursday, April 2, 2009
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Wednesday, December 31, 1969