The Next Phase for the Digital Media Law Project

After seven years of providing legal assistance to independent journalism through various methods, the Digital Media Law Project will soon spin off its most effective initiatives and cease operation as a stand-alone project within the Berkman Center. Having successfully developed a range of tools to meet the legal needs of online media, we are taking this step to ensure that our work continues in a robust and sustainable fashion.

Read more here about the upcoming changes and the future of the DMLP's work.


Seven Years of Serving and Studying the Legal Needs of Digital Journalism
We have some important news to share from the Digital Media Law Project. After seven years of providing legal assistance to independent journalism through various...
DMLP Announcement: A New Report on Media Credentialing in the United States
The Digital Media Law Project at Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet & Society and the Journalist's Resource project at Harvard's Shorenstein...
Will E.U. Court's Privacy Ruling Break the Internet?
In 2012, a bevy of internet companies and web sites waged a successful campaign against bills in Congress -- the...
Baidu's Political Censorship is Protected by First Amendment, but Raises Broader Issues
Baidu, the operator of China’s most popular search engine, has won the dismissal of a United States lawsuit brought by pro-democracy activists who claimed that...

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New Threat Entries

Tarantino v. Gawker Media, LLC
Tarantino, a multiple Oscar winning and nominated writer and director, is the writer and owner of a screenplay entitled The Hateful Eight. The script was leaked by unknown persons. On...
National Security Agency v. McCall
McCall is a designer who creates parodies of the official seals of the National Security Agency ("NSA") and the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") for use on T-shirts, mugs and...
Dardenne v. is a public policy advocacy group and political action committee. On March 4, 2014, caused a billboard to be placed along an Interstate Highway in Louisiana. ...
Feld v. Conway
In November 2010, Mara Feld arranged for her thoroughbred gelding to be shipped to a horse farm. The horse was instead sent to a horse auction and may have...
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