From its very inception, the MIT Computational Law Report has prioritized featuring rich media as one of our three modes of content, along with written works and reproducible data and software. Our two primary sources of media content are Idea Flow, a monthly video-based flash-talk and discussion video series, and The law.MIT.edu Podcast audio series. The Podcast is structured in a broadcast format, featuring interviews, creative short segments connecting computational law with everyday life, and updates from our Editor in Chief Bryan Wilson on the Computational Law Report. Idea Flow is structured as an interactive discussion series with a live audience invited from the burgeoning computational law community at MIT and beyond, anchored around short flash-talks presented by thought leaders on key emerging ideas. Helping to bring the media content of this publication forward truly is my fondest contribution as Executive Director.
For more information about, and to submit your proposals for, the Collected Works on Composable Governance, announced and discussed at this workshop, see: https://law.mit.edu/composablegovernance
The workshop will include three sessions. Participants are welcome to participate in any one or more of the sessions, depending on their interests.
The first two sessions will focus on relevant use cases that are important and exist in practice. These examples use case studies include IDFederation demonstrating an integrated business/legal/technical system of a consortium of companies, and Fides, an open-source platform and language for data privacy as code. The third session will provide an introduction to legal components, automated legal systems, and composable governance.
In prep for the computational law workshop session on Fides this Friday, we recommend this blog post describing “privacy as code” in the context of this open-source platform: https://medium.ethyca.com/privacy-as-code-preventing-facebooks-5b-violation-using-fides-open-source-6b1da6508d56
12:00p Welcome and Overview: Dazza Greenwood
12:10p Case Study on ID Federation: Jim Rogers, Danny Blood
1:00p Case Study on Fides: Cillian Kieran
2:00p Composable Governance: Tony Lai, Bryan Wilson, Noah Thorpe, Megan Ma, Dazza Greenwood.