She has a dual appointment in both the School of Information Science and the Department of Sociology at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.
In a recent interview with Newsweek, Susan Benesch, a researcher with Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center, said, ”…leaders used to condemn violence and the violent speech that incites hatred head on.”
But Susan Benesch, who studies ways to fight hate speech at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, said the 24-hour time frame set by the law would lead internet companies to process complaints using algorithms “that are not yet up to the task.”
“The fundamental disconnect is that they are a global company and they are trying to make these rules apply globally,” says Judith Donath, an expert on online communities at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society.
If real, these discriminatory political bubbles could constitute a secret kind of “digital gerrymandering,” according to Harvard Law professor Jonathan Zittrain.
Senior Contributor Ted Koppel talks with Buchanan, and with Harvard professor Yochai Benkler, about the battle between presidents and the press, what news Americans are consuming, and the media war over hearts and minds.
Founded by Harvard’s Berkman Center, Lumen is one of the few tools that helps to keep copyright holders accountable, while offering an invaluable database for researchers and the public in general.
Mason Kortz, an instructional fellow at Harvard University’s Cyberlaw Clinic, said what will likely be a hurdle for Democracy Partners is the manner in which the conversations were recorded.
Even if your phone is only a year or two out of date, it’s vulnerable to some very simple hacks, says Nathan Freitas, a fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society. “It doesn’t take much for your adversary to get into your [Android] device, and that’s a big problem.”
Judith Donath of Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society says that isn’t actually a choice you get.