The Future of the Internet: And How to Stop It

Professor Jonathan Zittrain

Duration: 00:59:34

Recorded: 25 April 2006

Abstract

This Oxford University Inaugural Lecture by Jonathan Zittrain proposes a theory about what lies around the corner for the Internet, how to avoid it, and how to study and affect the future of the internet using the distributed power of the network itself, using privacy as a signal example.

About the speakers

  • Professor Jonathan Zittrain

    Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation, OII; Jack N. and Lillian R. Berkman Visiting Professor for Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard Law School

    Jonathan Zittrain holds the Chair in Internet Governance and Regulation at Oxford University and is also the Jack N. & Lillian R. Berkman Visiting Professor for Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard Law School. His research interests include battles for control of digital property and content, cryptography, electronic privacy, the roles of intermediaries within Internet architecture, and the useful and unobtrusive deployment of technology in education.

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