Jonathan L. Zittrain

Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government

George Bemis Professor of International Law

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Professor of Computer Science

1875 Cambridge Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Berkman Center for Internet & Society

Co-founder

Harvard Law School

23 Everett, 2nd Floor

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

79 John F. Kennedy Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

32

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

The Generative Internet

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 119, p. 1974, May 2006, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 28/2006, Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2006/1
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 13 Nov 2005
Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 6,066 (1,539)
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cyberlaw, internet, generativity, drm, digital rights management, security, intellectual property

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Spam Works: Evidence from Stock Touts and Corresponding Market Activity

Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2006-11, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 135, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 43/2006
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Jul 2006
Laura Frieder and Jonathan L. Zittrain
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 5,251 (1,950)
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spam, stock, tout, markets, e-mail, Internet, cyberlaw, SEC, unsolicited, commercial, manipulation, timing, consumer protection, pink sheets, efficiency

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Be Careful What You Ask for: Reconciling a Global Internet and Local Law

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Apr 2003
Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 3,836 (3,429)
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internet, jurisdiction, governance, cyberlaw, ICANN, localization, zoning, control

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Internet Monitor 2014: Reflections on the Digital World: Platforms, Policy, Privacy, and Public Discourse

Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2014-17
Number of pages: 155 Posted: 17 Dec 2014
Urs Gasser, Jonathan L. Zittrain, Robert Faris and Rebekah Heacock Jones
Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
Downloads 2,861 (5,615)

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Internet Filtering in China

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 Apr 2003
Jonathan L. Zittrain and Benjamin G. Edelman
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
Downloads 1,913 (10,819)
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Internet, China, cyberlaw, Asia, filtering, blocking, pornography, government

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Internet Points of Control

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Mar 2003
Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 1,804 (11,877)
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internet, cyberlaw, routing, packets, data, copyright, pornography, law

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A History of Online Gatekeeping

Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 19, No. 2, p. 253, 2006, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 29/2006, Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2006-2
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 1,757 (12,382)
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cyberlaw, internet, generativity, drm, digital rights management, security, intellectual property, grokster

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The Future of the Internet - And How to Stop It

Jonathan Zittrain, THE FUTURE OF THE INTERNET - AND HOW TO STOP IT, Yale University Press, Penguin UK/Allen Lane, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 36/2008
Number of pages: 352 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 1,705 (12,980)
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Future, Internet, Cyberlaw, Generative, Tethered, Appliances, Steril, Google, Facebook, Apple, Iphone

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What the Publisher Can Teach the Patient: Intellectual Property and Privacy in an Era of Trusted Privication

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 09 Mar 2000
Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 1,697 (13,071)
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The Shifting Landscape of Global Internet Censorship

Berkman Klein Center Research Publication No. 2017-4, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 17-38
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2017
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
Downloads 1,516 (15,639)
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Evaluating the Costs and Benefits of Taxing Internet Commerce

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Sep 1999
Austan Goolsbee and Jonathan L. Zittrain
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 1,411 (17,133)
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Evaluating the Costs and Benefits of Taxing Internet Commerce

National Tax Journal, Fall 1999
Posted: 13 Sep 1999
Austan Goolsbee and Jonathan L. Zittrain
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government

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Perma: Scoping and Addressing the Problem of Link and Reference Rot in Legal Citations

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 13-42
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2014
Jonathan L. Zittrain, Kendra Albert and Lawrence Lessig
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,326 (19,136)
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URLs, Internet, Link Rot, Reference Rot, Archiving Preservation

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Internet Filtering in China in 2004-2005: A Country Study

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 26 Apr 2005
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Toronto - Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, Harvard Law SchoolHarvard Law School, University of Cambridge, University of Toronto - Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy and Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 1,202 (22,183)
Citation 7

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Internet web filtering, government, China, ONI points of control

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Normative Principles for Evaluating Free and Proprietary Software

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 1,086 (25,740)

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Free Software, Microsoft, GNU, Linux, Unix, Proprietary Copyright

The Un-Microsoft Un-Remedy: Law Can Prevent the Problem it Can't Patch

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Sep 1999
Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 1,060 (26,239)

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The Un-Microsoft Un-Remedy: Law Can Prevent the Problem it Can't Patch

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 4, 1999
Posted: 07 Sep 1999
Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government

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Three Eras of Digital Governance

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2019
Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 1,012 (28,570)
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Platforms, Digital Governance, Rights, Public Health, Process

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Ubiquitous Human Computing

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 32/2008
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Jun 2008
Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 869 (35,288)
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ubiquitous human computing

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Will the Web Break?

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, Forthcoming, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 12-08
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2012
Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 713 (46,215)

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future internet web cyberlaw

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Searches and Seizures in a Networked World

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 119, No. Forum, p. 83, 2006, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 34/2006, Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2006-7
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 606 (57,134)

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cyberlaw, internet, fourth amendment, security, computers, searches, seizures

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Interventions Over Predictions: Reframing the Ethical Debate for Actuarial Risk Assessment

Proceedings of Machine Learning Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Dec 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - MIT Media Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - MIT Media Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - MIT Media Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - MIT Media Laboratory and Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 394 (96,329)
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causal inference, criminal justice, interventions, risk assessment tools

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Final Briefing Document: Public Networks for Public Safety: A Workshop on the Present and Future of Mesh Networks

Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2012-12, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 12-22
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 May 2012 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2012
Alicia Solow-Niederman, Kevin Tsai, Andrew Crocker and Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard University - Harvard Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 375 (101,995)

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Net Neutrality as Diplomacy

Yale Law & Policy Review, Vol. 29, 2010, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 11-04
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2013
Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 369 (103,848)

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Network, Net Neutrality, Internet, Cyberlaw

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Engineering an Election

Harvard Law Review Forum, Vol. 127, p. 335, 2014, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 14-28
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2015
Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 341 (113,447)
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digital gerrymandering, search engines, elections, facebook

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The Paper of Record Meets an Ephemeral Web: An Examination of Linkrot and Content Drift within The New York Times

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 04 May 2021
Jonathan L. Zittrain, John Bowers and Clare Stanton
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and Harvard University - Harvard Law School
Downloads 260 (150,963)

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Book Review: What's in a Name?

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Nov 2002
Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 244 (160,750)
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ICANN, Internet Governance, cyberlaw, IETF

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The Fourth Quadrant

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 78, No. 6
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Jun 2010
Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 243 (161,410)

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cybersecurity, regulation, cyberspace, internet, lessig

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Answering Impossible Questions: Content Governance in an Age of Disinformation

Bowers, John; Zittrain, Jonathan (2020). Answering impossible questions: content governance in an age of disinformation. The Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) Misinformation Review. DOI:10.37016/mr-2020-005
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Feb 2020
John Bowers and Jonathan L. Zittrain
Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 226 (173,079)

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Accountability and Transparency at ICANN: An Independent Review (Final Report)

Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2010-13
Number of pages: 144 Posted: 18 Feb 2012
Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, University of St. Gallen, Research Center for Information Law, Harvard Law SchoolHarvard Law School and Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
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'Chapter 45 - Internet' from A History of IP in 50 Objects

A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Objects, Cambridge University Press, Jun 2019; ISBN 9781108420013, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 19-26
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 May 2019 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2019
Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 102 (329,907)
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Intellectual Property, Internet, Cyberlaw

Evidence of Decreasing Internet Entropy: The Lack of Redundancy in DNS Resolution by Major Websites and Services

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 12 May 2021
The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University, Duke University School of Law, Research Associate and Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 49 (498,849)
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DNS, Entropy, Internet

Evidence of Decreasing Internet Entropy: The Lack of Redundancy in Dns Resolution by Major Websites and Services

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2021
Samantha Bates, Shane Greenstein, Jordi Weinstock and Jonathan L. Zittrain
The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University, Duke University School of Law and Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 9 (763,407)

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John Perry Barlow's Call for Persuasion over Power

Duke Law & Technology Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Aug 2019
Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
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Platform Accountability Through Digital "Poison Cabinets"

John Bowers, Elaine Sedenberg & Jonathan Zittrain, Platform Accountability Through Digital “Poison Cabinets”, Data and Democracy (Apr. 13, 2021).
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 May 2021
Jonathan L. Zittrain
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 21 (643,521)

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Technology, Law