A meta-proposal for Twitter's bluesky project

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Jad Esber

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

Boaz Sender

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

Ethan Zuckerman

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

Crystal Lee

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

Nana Nwachukwu

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

Oumou Ly

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

Peter Suber

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

Primavera De Filippi

Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas

Sahar Massachi

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

Samuel Klein

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

Tom Zick

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

Date Written: March 31, 2021

Abstract

Members of the Berkman Klein community, representing academics, activists, lawyers and technologists, came together to discuss the bluesky project, Twitter's proposed protocol for public conversation. The discussions culminated in this “meta-proposal” for the bluesky team and community, which presents suggestions on how to go about considering proposals and building out bluesky.

Keywords: social media, decentralization, protocols, internet health

JEL Classification: D83, L86

Suggested Citation

Esber, Jad and Sender, Boaz and Zuckerman, Ethan and Lee, Crystal and Nwachukwu, Nana and Ly, Oumou and Suber, Peter and De Filippi, Primavera and Massachi, Sahar and Klein, Samuel and Zick, Tom, A meta-proposal for Twitter's bluesky project (March 31, 2021). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3816729 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3816729

Jad Esber (Contact Author)

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society ( email )

Harvard Law School
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Boaz Sender

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society ( email )

Harvard Law School
23 Everett, 2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Ethan Zuckerman

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society ( email )

Harvard Law School
23 Everett, 2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Crystal Lee

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society ( email )

Harvard Law School
23 Everett, 2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Nana Nwachukwu

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society ( email )

Harvard Law School
23 Everett, 2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Oumou Ly

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society ( email )

Harvard Law School
23 Everett, 2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Peter Suber

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society ( email )

Harvard Law School
23 Everett, 2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Primavera De Filippi

Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas ( email )

12 place du Pantheon
Paris cedex 06, 75231
France

Sahar Massachi

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society ( email )

Harvard Law School
23 Everett, 2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Samuel Klein

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society ( email )

Harvard Law School
23 Everett, 2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Tom Zick

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society ( email )

Harvard Law School
23 Everett, 2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

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