Unbound, HLS’s first online journal, opened up shop in cyberspace in the fall and plans to take advantage of what the neighborhood has to offer, like streaming video, discussion boards and links to related sites for legal activism.
Stacy Stern ’93 isn’t as famous as the Pets.com sock puppet. She never raised billions from venture capitalists or played foosball in the office during the height of the Internet boom. Yet in the annals of Silicon Valley, Stern can boast of a more impressive distinction: success.
Last year the Berkman Center for Internet & Society launched a project to determine the level and quality of Web filtering in nations around the globe-starting with Saudi Arabia and China, believed to be among the most restrictive blocking regimes in the world.
In October, the Supreme Court heard a challenge to the constitutionality of a law extending copyright by 20 years. But the question posed by the case, says Assistant Professor Jonathan Zittrain ’95, is whether copyright can last forever.