Wiki Workshop 2022
How Can the Internet Be So Bad and So Good? The Lessons We Must Draw and That Wiki Must Teach
Keynote from Wiki Workshop 2022 by Lawrence Lessig - "How can the Internet be so bad and so good: The lessons we must draw and that Wiki must teach" See here for more information: https://wikiworkshop.org/2022/#schedule
CodeX FutureLaw 2022 Conference
Computational Law and the Metaverse (Do Virtual Realities Need Law?)
Proponents of the Metaverse tout an interactive, virtual environment of the near future where people will spend substantial portions of their lives. If this vision arises, some worry about novel legal issues ranging from digital land ownership to virtual sexual harrassment. Do such ubiquitous, virtual realities need a legal framework? This panel will examine the “Law of the Metaverse”, examining closely some of the assumptions above.
The Birth of Wikipedia and the Future of the Internet
Reflecting on Wikipedia after 20 years and its impact on the internet, education and society
The Directors of Christie's invite you to a panel discussion with panelists, Jimmy Wales, Co-Founder, Wikipedia; and Lawrence Lessig, Co-Founder, Creative Commons & Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership, Harvard Law School. Moderated by Peter Klarnet, Christie's Senior Specialist, Books and Manuscripts.
Democracy: a Harvard Law School Lecture Series
Session 3: Social Media and Democracy
A Nov. 15 panel on Social Media and Democracy featuring Nate Persily (Stanford Law), Jamal Greene (Columbia Law), and Tristan Harris (Center for Humane Technology), moderated by Harvard Law School Professor Lawrence Lessig. In the last few years, politicians, activists, academics, among many others, have become increasingly concerned about the role of social media in American democracy. The concerns are myriad. They include dis- and misinformation,
Could This ONE CHANGE Cut Down on the Spread of Facebook MISINFORMATION?
TYT The Conversation
Cenk Uygur interviews Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig about the dangers behind Facebook's AI and how it spreads hate speech.
Will Facebook Face A Reckoning After Leaked Documents?
Greater Boston GBH News
Disturbing information about Facebook’s practices continue to come to light, thanks to whistleblower Frances Haugen. Adviser to Haugen and Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig joined Jim Braude to discuss the latest allegations against the tech company.
#CCSummit2021 Keynote by Lawrence Lessig
Creative Commons Summit 2021
The 2021 CC Global Summit was our biggest yet—the week-long event welcomed 330 speakers from all over the world and 170+ sessions! This year, we hosted five keynotes from global leaders in the open movement, who shared their work in open data, science and health, software and law. This is a recording of our final keynote of the CC Global Summit by Lawrence Lessig, founder of
Smart Contracts and DApps
This session covers smart contracts, blockchain design, DApps, and tokens. Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig explains the legal issues of smart contracts [time stamp: 33:28].
Déjà vu all over again: Thinking through law & code, again
Keynote given at the #BlockchainSYD workshop, December 11, 2015, Sydney, Australia
Lawrence Lessig Interviews Edward Snowden
Harvard Law School
HLS Professor Lawrence Lessig interviewed Edward Snowden at Harvard Law School on Oct. 20.
Internet Access Issues
A hearing on Internet neutrality was held to consider overhauling sections of the Telecom Act of 1996. The net neutrality issue focused on common carriage responsibilities of broadband providers in light of larger IP services pushed to consumers. Two panels of witnesses testified on possible legislation requiring broadband services providers to reserve equal bandwidth for competing services. [Time Stamp: 1:31:35] Lawrence Lessig
Future of the Internet
Technology experts talked about Internet infrastructure and the potential impact of broadband technology on the future of the Internet. Among the issues they addressed were principles for policymakers to consider in order to keep the Internet an open environment for innovation, the role of the Federal Communications Commission , and legal issues surrounding Internet access. [Time Stamp: 21:45] Lawrence Lessig