November 8, 2021

Event Recap: “Tokenized Governance: Blockchain and Collective Ownership”

In a fireside chat, recorded on October 27, 2021, Daylight Lab director Nick Merrill was joined by Jake Hartnell, co-founder of Public Awesome and its project, Stargaze, a decentralized, self-governed social protocol that integrates NFTs, social tokens, and decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs). Merrill and Hartnell discussed how different organizations could use DAOs, and how the early development of this new governance model could have long-term ramifications.

September 15, 2021

Internet Censorship: A Story from Azerbaijan

The Internet Atlas, a project of the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity’s Daylight Lab, measures long-term structural risks to the global internet. One major structural risk to the world wide web is that core internet protocols and infrastructures make it far too easy for repressive regimes to block access to content. In an article published on the CLTC Bulletin, Narmin Mammadsoy, a research assistant with CLTC, details internet censorship in Azerbaijan through the lens of her personal experiences.

February 16, 2021

CLTC Launches Second Annual Cybersecurity Arts Contest

The Daylight Security Research Lab, a program within the University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC), is accepting applications for our second-annual Cybersecurity Arts Contest. We seek artistic proposals that engage substantively with cybersecurity in themes, topics, audience, and/or materials. The conceptual and practical aspects of the term…

February 9, 2021

Recaps from the CLTC Cybersecurity Arts Contest Series

In 2019, CLTC and the Daylight Security Research Lab launched its inaugural cybersecurity arts contest seeking artistic proposals that expand and refine representations and portrayals of cybersecurity, broadly defined. Last year, we invited several of our contest prize winners to come back and present their finished work to a global…

February 5, 2020

Internet Fragmentation Index

To what extent is the internet “splintering” across national borders? That hotly debated question is at the center of a new research initiative from the Daylight Security Research Lab. The “Internet Fragmentation Index” is a first-of-its kind analysis of how different countries’ internets are (or are not) similar.

December 3, 2019

“CLTC Bulletin” Live on Medium

CLTC has launched a new “publication” on Medium, the popular blogging platform. Designed to be a more informal outlet for our communications, the CLTC Bulletin features news, research and opinions from CLTC staff and researchers. Check it out at https://medium.com/cltc-bulletin.

October 2, 2019

Winners of 2019 Cybersecurity Arts Contest

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity has announced the winners of our inaugural Cybersecurity Arts Contest. Following a juried review of proposals, six different projects were selected based on their potential to illuminate the human impacts of security and provoke critical dialogue about important issues like privacy, surveillance, cyberattacks, and malware….