Vol. 4 (2008)

Saving the Internet

Jonathan Zittrain

The runaway successes of the Internet and PC with the mainstream public have put them in positions of significant stress and danger. Though the Internet’s lack of centralized structure makes it difficult to assess the sturdiness of its foundations, there are strong signals that our network and computers are subject to abuse in ways that have become deeper and more prevalent as their popularity has grown.

Author

Professor of Internet Law, Harvard Law School, and Co-Director, Berkman Center for Internet and Society