Civic Media and the Law

MIT Media Lab, Room 633 75 Amherst St., Cambridge, MA

Micah Sifry and Daniel Schuman address the question: "What are the legal dangers for publishing secrets in the crowdsourced era?"

Danielle Keats Citron: “Hate Crimes in Cyberspace”

MIT Building 4, Room 231 Cambridge, MA

Danielle Keats Citron exposes the startling extent of personal cyber-attacks and proposes practical, lawful ways to prevent and punish online harassment.

Cloud Policy: Anatomy of a Regulatory Crisis

MIT Building 56, Room 114 Access via 21 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA

Jennifer Holt examines the legal and cultural crises surrounding the regulation of data in “the cloud.” The complex landscape of laws and policies governing digital data are currently rife with unresolvable conflicts. The challenges of distributing and protecting digital data in a policy landscape that is simultaneously local, national, and global have created problems that often defy legal paradigms, national boundaries, and traditional geographies of control.