Jonathan Zittrain (b. 1969) is the George Bemis Professor of Internet Law and a professor of computer science at Harvard University. His research focuses on the intersections of the internet with law and public policy. Zittrain is the author of The Future of the Internet and How to Stop It (2009) and coeditor of Access Denied (2008), Access Controlled (2009), and Access Contested (2011). The following proposal was published in Scientific American in 2014.