Latest Berkman Center for Internet & Society Stories

2011-07-21 15:48:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet pioneer, cyber-activist and former Grateful Dead lyricist John Perry Barlow will keynote the .Nxt conference on new Internet extensions in San Francisco on 25 August. Barlow is renowned for his vigorous defense of the Internet's openness.

2011-04-19 11:51:00

BOSTON and PARIS, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tod Machover, Professor of Music & Media, MIT Media Lab, will open proceedings at the first "Rethink Music: Creativity, Commerce and Policy in the 21st Century" conference with the inaugural keynote address.

2011-01-18 08:00:00

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2010-10-13 14:54:00

BOSTON and PARIS, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Berklee College of Music and MIDEM today announce a long-term partnership that will debut with the first Rethink Music conference, April 25-27, 2011, in Boston, MA.

2010-09-08 13:45:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Omidyar Network today announced a planned grant of up to $1.5M to Herdict, a project of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.

2009-06-30 10:20:00

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Tuesday announced that it would back away from previous plans to force computer makers to bundle filtering software with all computers.

2009-03-17 10:11:00

Site is a joint effort of Consumer Reports WebWatch and the StopBadware.org project at Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet and Society CAMBRIDGE, Mass., and YONKERS, N.Y., March 17, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- StopBadware.org and Consumer Reports WebWatch announced today the full launch of BadwareBusters.org, a new online community for people looking for help preventing and countering viruses, spyware, and other "badware" on their computers and websites. Viruses and spyware...

2009-03-11 08:10:00

Thomson Reuters Contributes Calais Web Service to New Research Tool from the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University CAMBRIDGE and WALTHAM, Mass., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters has teamed with Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet & Society to support the new 'Media Cloud' open research tool.

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