WEBCAST: At FCC workshop on broadband strategy, Benkler looks at what can be learned from other countries

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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.)

Scholars discuss fall-out of Google Book settlement, at Berkman Center conference on open libraries

Maura Marx, John Palfrey and Siva Vaidhyanathan

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.