September 11, 2008

The boalt.org Public Interest Summer Fellowship

2003-04 Summer 2004 marked the first time that we offered The boalt.org Public Interest Summer Fellowship. This yearly award provides a stipend for one or more law students who spend their summer working in the public interest in technology law. One common example of such work is an unpaid or significantly under-paid position at a non-profit organization…

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September 11, 2004

Past Events

Day of the RFIDs In April, Boalt.org organized DAY OF THE RFIDS – an awareness-raising event about radio frequency ID tags, focusing on the RFID tags in UC Berkeley student ID cards. Boalt.org also sold RFID-signal-blocking wallets, passport-holders and card sleeves to raise money for the Summer Fellowship. 2005-06 The boalt.org BOINC team(s) Distributed Computing projects can put your…

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May 1, 2004

boalt.org: the early years

boalt.org: the early years as told by Co-founder Oscar Cisneros (May 2004) boalt.org has always been primarily about the intersection between public interest and law and technology. Other early goals included supporting the Boalt Hall student body by promoting web publishing literacy, lobbying for or providing additional computing resources and working with other public interest minded institutions and groups…

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