Jonathan Zittrain is Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he co-founded its Berkman Center for Internet & Society. Previously he was Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at Oxford University. 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. He performed the first large-scale tests of Internet filtering in China and Saudi Arabia in 2002, and now as part of the OpenNet Initiative he has co-edited a study of Internet filtering by national governments, "Access Denied: The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering." His book "The Future of the Internet -- And How to Stop It" was released last year from Yale University Press and Penguin UK -- and under a Creative Commons license. Papers may be found at http://www.jz.org.
The Generative Internet, Harvard Law Review (2006)
The generative capacity for unrelated and unaccredited audiences to build and distribute code and content...
Spam Works: Evidence from Stock Touts and Corresponding Market Activit, Berkman Center Working Paper (2006)
We assess the impact of spam that touts stocks upon the trading activity of those...
Internet Points of Control
Internet Points of Control, Boston College Law Review (2003)
The online availability of pornography and unauthorized intellectual property has driven Internet growth while giving...
Future of the Internet
Access Denied: The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering (with Ronald Deibert, John G. Palfrey, and Rafal Rohozinski) (2008)
Many countries around the world block or filter Internet content, denying access to information—often about...