The Citizen Media Law Project, joined by the Public Participation Project, the Online News Association, and the Chicago Current, submitted an amicus curiae brief to the Illinois Supreme Court this week, urging the Court to reject two lower courts’ narrow interpretations of the state’s Anti-SLAPP statute.
HLS Professor Lawrence Lessig wrote about Google, copyright and our future in an op-ed “For the Love of Culture” that appeared in the Jan. 26, 2010, edition of The New Republic. He is faculty director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics. His latest book, “Remix,” was published in paperback in 2008.
Harvard Law School Professor Lawrence Lessig received an honorary doctorate from the University of Amsterdam on January 8 for his well-known efforts to foster informational and cultural liberty on the Internet.
Harvard Law School Professor John Palfrey ’01 will testify before the House subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security today regarding two pieces of legislation designed to address cyberbullying and other online safety issues for children. A live webcast of the testimony will be available beginning at 3 p.m.
At an FCC broadband workshop entitled “International Lessons” held on August 18, Harvard Law School Professor and Faculty Co-director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society Yochai Benkler ’94 advised the FCC to look to other countries in formulating a national broadband strategy. (Watch a webcast of the workshop.)
What will “libraries” in 2075 look like? Can copyright law be re-engineered? Should we trust Google to make decisions in the public interest? Those were some of the questions discussed at a workshop entitled “Alternative Approaches to Open Digital Libraries in the Shadow of the Google Book Search Settlement,” which took place at Harvard Law School on July 31.