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Hal Roberts is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. He is a co-founder and the technical architect of the Media Cloud project. Media Cloud is an open source, open data platform that seeks to better understand the networked public sphere by providing tools and data for quantitative and qualitative studies of online media content.

He has been the lead researcher for Berkman Center reports on Internet surveillance, filtering circumvention, and distributed denial of service attacks. He previously served as the Assistant Director of Technology at the Berkman Center. In that role, he worked on the technical side of many social technology projects at the Berkman Center, including H2O, Weblogs at Harvard Law, and Global Voices Online.

For a full list of publications and presentations, go here.

email: hroberts@cyber.law.harvard.edu