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Zittrain's 'U.S. 1.0' advice for Web 2.5

Chatting up his newly published book, Oxford professor suggests that the Internet is at "a constitutional moment," in need of a system of power checks and balances.

By April 24, 2008


News.com hosting public talk with Jonathan Zittrain on Nov. 28

We're hosting an event in our San Francisco headquarters on Wednesday, and you're invited. Jonathan Zittrain of Oxford University will talk about his upcoming book called "The Future of the Internet--And How to Stop It."

By November 26, 2007


Does cloud computing affect innovation?

Not long ago, Jonathan Zittrain wrote about the possibility that cloud computing would stifle software innovation. Is "business execution" vendor SuccessFactors a counterexample to that claim?

By September 14, 2009


News.com talk: 'The Future of the Internet--and How to Stop It'

At CNET's offices, Oxford's Jonathan Zittrain warns that restrictive tools and rash approaches to security challenges are endangering the Net.

By November 28, 2007


The Internet thrives on dark energy

Jonathan Zittrain shares his views on the Net's future at the 10th anniversary of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, a part of Harvard Law School.

By May 15, 2008


Does Facebook prolong heartbreak?

Scientists are now convinced that the ready availability of images from the past and the present makes getting over a break-up more difficult. It also affects our ability to forgive.

By September 29, 2013


Should software developers fear Facebook, Apple?

Harvard law professor says that controlling third-party platforms may put companies in a gate-keeping position that could stifle innovation.

By September 3, 2008


Tech champion, watchdog heads to Google

Fred von Lohmann, a veteran of the Internet copyright wars and EFF's senior staff attorney, has taken a position as Google's senior copyright counsel.

By June 23, 2010


Book publishers object to Kindle's text-to-voice feature

Is it lawful for a computer to read text? And if not, does that mean moms violate copyright law when reading to their children?

By February 10, 2009


TEDGlobal: Connected consequences

One of the main themes at TEDGlobal this year was a lively debate between optimistic and pessimistic voices on the social potential (or doom) of the web. This outlook was somewhat more somber than I expected at a TED conference, perhaps - as some attendee

By July 25, 2009