Post date: April 30, 2004
Five of the most distinguished faculty in cyberlaw will convene at Harvard from May 13 to 15 to teach about the challenges, controversies and opportunities that today’s Internet has created. Harvard Law School Professors William Fisher, Charles Nesson and Jonathan Zittrain are teaming up with Lawrence Lessig of Stanford and Yochai Benkler of Yale to offer the only Internet law teaching program of its kind, the Internet Law Program, offered by the Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet and Society.
"The iLaw program--designed for leaders in any field that uses new information technologies--is the Berkman Center’s flagship offering," said John Palfrey, executive director of the Berkman Center. "We are extremely fortunate to have five of the leading thinkers in this field as the core faculty. It’s a dynamic, fun, pretty intensive experience that people come back to year after year. We’re delighted to be offering iLaw on the Harvard Law School campus once again this May."
The Berkman Center has offered the iLaw Program in Singapore, Rio de Janeiro, and Stanford, California. This year’s program will return to Cambridge for an exploration of pressing issues like legal regulation of the Internet, information technology, security, privacy, close versus open source software, free speech, and the Internet and democracy.
The Berkman Center is a research program founded to explore cyberspace, share in its study, and help pioneer its development. Its research includes initiatives in digital media, blogging, Internet and policy, intellectual property, open source software, filtering and international development. For more information on the iLaw program, please contact Robyn Mintz at firstname.lastname@example.org.