Panel: Law & Communication in the Digital Age

communicationJustiefinalRyan EllisPost-doctoral fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. “The Best Defense is a Weak Offense? Tensions within US Cyber Policy.”

Tarleton Gillespie, Associate Professor, Department of Communication, Cornell University. “Toward a Sociology of the Algorithm: The Case of the Spreading Santorum.”

Nadine Kozak, Assistant Professor, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. “A Chocolate Allergy Curse or a Cease and Desist Order?: Handicrafters’ Responses to Intellectual Property Issues.”

Corynne McSherry, Intellectual Property Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation. “The New Face of Censorship: Legal and Extralegal Threats to Online Speech, and How to Fight Them.”

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. IR/PS Room 3201. Coordinated and moderated by Robert Horwitz, Professor, Department of Communication, University of California, San Diego.