William H. Dutton is a Senior Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute, and an Oxford Martin Fellow, supporting the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre at the University of Oxford. He is also a Visiting Professor in Media and Communication at the University of Leeds. Bill was founding director of the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), and a Fellow of Balliol College, until leaving Oxford in 2014 to become the Quello Professor of Media and Information Policy in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at MSU, where he served as Director of the Quello Center, until returning to Oxford in 2018. Bill remains an Emeritus Professor at the University of Southern California (USC), where he was a Fulbright Scholar to Britain, served as national director during the last years (1993-95) of the UK’s Programme on Information and Communication Technologies (PICT), elected President of the USC’s Faculty Senate, and taught until 2002, when he became the first Professor of Internet Studies at the University of Oxford. He has recently edited the Oxford Handbook of Internet Studies (OUP 2013), four volumes on Politics and the Internet (Routledge 2014), and the second edition of a reader entitled Society and the Internet, with Mark Graham (OUP 2019). His book entitled Society on the Line (OUP 1999) has been influential in social sciences of the Internet. He continues development of his concept of the Fifth Estate of the Internet realm.