European Union takes steps to protect consumer privacy on the internet

The United States government has a lot of explaining to do," argues Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellow Tom Wheeler in a New York Times commentary commending Europe for new regulations requiring internet companies to give consumers more controls.

Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies, and director of the Program on Science, Technology & Society at Harvard Kennedy School, has dedicated her career to exploring the role of science and technology in the law, politics, and policy of modern democracies.

Computer science has a girl problem and Reshma Saujani MPP 1999 is fixing it

Concerned by the scarcity of girls in computer science classrooms, Saujani launched Girls Who Code. Already, the organization has helped 40,000 girls learn how to code.

Program on Science, Technology & Society confronts critical challenges

Data-Smart City Solutions: An Initiative at the Ash Center

Belfer Center launches “Defending Digital Democracy” project

Co-led by the former campaign managers for Hillary Clinton and Mitt Romney and experts from the national security and technology communities, including Facebook and Google, the project aims to identify and recommend strategies, tools, and technology to protect democratic processes and systems from cyber and information attacks.