Ron Deibert

Ron Deibert is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto. He is one of the founders and principal investigators of the OpenNet Initiative and Information Warfare Monitor projects, and a founder and (former) VP of Policy and Outreach for Psiphon Inc. He is one of the authors of the Tracking Ghostnet and Shadows in the Cloud cyber-espionage reports, as well as over thirty book chapters, articles and books on technology, media and world politics.

Colin Maclay

Colin Maclay is the managing director of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. He works on new media, institutions, and international development, and helped start the Global Network Initiative.

John Palfrey

John Palfrey is Henry N. Ess Professor of Law and Vice Dean for Library and Information Resources at Harvard Law School. He is the co-author of “Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives” (Basic Books, 2008) and “Access Denied: The Practice and Politics of Internet Filtering” (MIT Press, 2008). His research and teaching is focused on Internet law, intellectual property, and international law. He is a co-principal investigator of the OpenNet Initiative and a faculty co-director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.

Hal Roberts

Hal Roberts is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society. He studies a range of issues related to the control and flow of information online, including surveillance, filtering circumvention, and digital media.

Rafal Rohozinski

Rafal Rohozinski is the CEO of the SecDev Group and Psiphon, Inc. He was formerly the Director of the Advanced Network Research Group, Cambridge Security Program, University of Cambridge. His Research focuses on the nexus between technology, security and development. He is the author of numerous books, articles, chapters and studies. These include the Tracking Ghostnet, Shadows in the Cloud reports on cyber espionage, and three studies of information effects, and cyber warfare for the U.S. Army War College: “Shifting Fire: Information Effects in Counterinsurgency and Stability Operations”; “Bullets and Blogs: New Media and the War Fighter” ; and, “War is War: the Strategic Utility of Cyberspace Operations”. He is a co-founder and principal investigator of the Open Net Initiative and the Information Warfare Monitor, and the Senior Research Advisor to the Citizen Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto.

Nart Villeneuve

Nart Villeneuve is is the Chief Research Officer for SecDev.cyber (The SecDev Group) where he focuses on internet surveillance, targeted malware attacks and politically-motivated distributed denial of service attacks. He is also the Psiphon Research Fellow at the Citizen Lab, Munk School of International Studies, University of Toronto.

Jonathan Zittrain (co-editor)

Jonathan Zittrain is Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he co-founded its Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and Professor of Computer Science at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Previously he was Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at Oxford University. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a Forum Fellow of the World Economic Forum, which has named him a Young Global Leader. His research interests include battles for control of digital property and content, cryptography, electronic privacy, the roles of intermediaries within Internet architecture, and the useful and unobtrusive deployment of technology in education. His recently published book, The Future of the Internet — And How to Stop It, focuses on the future of the now-intertwined Internet and PC, and he recently co-authored a study of Internet filtering by national governments.

Ethan Zuckerman

Ethan Zuckerman is a senior researcher at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. His research focuses on the distribution of attention in mainstream and new media, the use of technology for international development, and the use of new media technologies by activists. With Rebecca MacKinnon, Ethan co-founded international blogging community Global Voices. Global Voices showcases news and opinions from citizen media in over 150 nations and thirty languages, publishing editions in twenty languages. Through Global Voices, Ethan is active in efforts to promote freedom of expression and fight censorship in online spaces. In 2000, Ethan founded Geekcorps, a technology volunteer corps that sends IT specialists to work on projects in developing nations, with a focus on West Africa. Previously Ethan helped found, one of the web’s first “personal publishing” sites. He blogs at and tweets as @ethanz.


(In alphabetical order)

Emin Akhundov
Asomiddin Atoev
Brendan Ballou
Alexsei Bebinov
Alexandra Belyaeva
Masashi Crete-Nishihata
Vadim Dryganov
Robert Faris
Andrea Glorioso
Movses Hakobyan
Vesselina Haralampieva
Rebekah Heacock
Parvina Ibodova
Igor Kozachkov
Nino Kuntseva-Gabashvili
Dan Larsen
Tattu Mambetalieva
Arnav Manchanda
Alexsei Marciuc
Andrei Marusov
Helmi Noman
Andrei Pazuk
Pavel Pervin
Fabian Pregel
Sangamitra Ramachander
Natalie Senst
Nick Shchetko
Zviad Sulaberidze
Jillian York
Amina Waheed
Jessica Walch
Stephanie Wang