The center, launched in 1997, is now called the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. The new gift will enable the center to expand its myriad efforts to understand the intersection of the internet, society and the law, administrators said.
Source: Harvard Law’s Internet Center Gets Gift, and New Name | National Law Journal
Thanks to a $15 million gift from Michael R. Klein, the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University has a new name: the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.
Source: Harvard’s Berkman Center renamed – The Boston Globe
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
The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School is getting a $15 million donation from Michael R. Klein, who received an LLM from the school.
Source: Harvard Law School’s Berkman Center gets new name after $15 million donation
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
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