Jonathan L. Zittrain is an American professor of Internet law at Harvard Law School and a faculty co-director of Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society.
Previously, Zittrain was Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at the Oxford Internet Institute of the University of Oxford and visiting professor at the New York University School of Law and Stanford Law School. He is the author, most recently, of The Future of the Internet and How to Stop It; and co-editor of the book Access Denied.
Harvard law professor Jonathan Zittrain uses the Star Wars kid viral video to discuss issues of online privacy. While mainstream media never thought to protect the minor’s identity, Wikipedians argued to delete his surname out of courtesy, not because they feared being sued.