Born Digital

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

On Oct. 10, John Palfrey and Ethan Zuckerman discuss whether those born digital likely to have different notions of privacy, community, identity itself.

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.