Michael R. Klein LL.M. ’67 supports future of cyberspace exploration and study – Harvard Law Today, 5 July 2016

Harvard Law School and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University are pleased to announce that Michael R. Klein LL.M. ’67 has made a generous gift of $15 million to the Berkman Center. In recognition, the Center will now be known as the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.

Source: Michael R. Klein LL.M. ’67 supports future of cyberspace exploration and study – Harvard Law Today

Small towns join forces to bridge the digital divide | PBS NewsHour, 3 July 2016

Susan Crawford of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society says that large corporations don’t see it in their financial interests to connect smaller areas.“They are responding rationally to Wall Street, and Wall Street wants them to keep their profits up very high,” she said. “And for them, it’s not as profitable to run a wire to a remote, isolated area with a few houses in it.”

Source: Small towns join forces to bridge the digital divide | PBS NewsHour

Dark fiber could be the future of school networking | eSchool News, 29 June 2016

To help schools determine the best connectivity approach in an era where 68% of district technology leaders say they’re struggling with this issue, CoSN and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University developed Maximizing K-12 Fiber Connectivity Through E-Rate: An Overview.

Source: Dark fiber could be the future of school networking | eSchool News

At the Asian Leadership Conference, Gasser addresses the challenges of cybersecurity in a ‘hyperconnected’ world – Harvard Law Today, 21 June 2016

Urs Gasser, Harvard Law School professor and executive director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, delivered a presentation last month on “The Future of Cybersecurity” at the Asian Leadership Conference, an annual event bringing together leaders across the globe to discuss and provide solutions to Asia’s most pressing challenges.

Source: At the Asian Leadership Conference, Gasser addresses the challenges of cybersecurity in a ‘hyperconnected’ world – Harvard Law Today

To cap, or not to cap – Taipei Times, 16 June 2016

Doc Searls, a journalist and author who has served as a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, also defended the capitalization.

“The Internet is like the Universe,” Searls said in a blog post. “There is just one of it. There are no other examples. Formalizing the lower-case ‘internet,’ for whatever reason, dismisses what’s transcendent and singular about the Internet we have: a whole that is more, and other, than a sum of parts.”

Source: To cap, or not to cap – Taipei Times