In a new paper in the Hoover Aegis series, we take stock of the changing regulatory environment around large technology platforms and examine both the positive potential and the dangers of legislative and technological solutions to the problems of content moderation.
Danielle Citron is the Morton & Sophia Macht Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law. She is the author of Hate Crimes in Cyberspace (Harvard University Press 2014).
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Join Bobby Chesney and Danielle Citron on Thursday, July 18 at the Heritage Foundation for a discussion on the looming challenges “deep fakes” pose for national security and privacy.
FOSTA: The New Anti-Sex-Trafficking Legislation May Not End the Internet, But It’s Not Good Law Either
For the first time in twenty years, FOSTA carves out a statutory exception in technology companies’ immunity for third-party content under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.
Manipulating images, sound, or video to convincingly mislead the public could take so-called “fake news” to a new level.
How government responds to hate crimes presents crucial openings to lead, build, unite and help this country become stronger. Some leaders seize this opportunity while others squander it.
Follow Buddies and Block Buddies: A Simple Proposal to Improve Civility, Control, and Privacy on Twitter
In order to address growing concerns over the use of the platform for online harassment, Twitter should expand its current system of letting users designate whom they “block” and “follow” to let users designate other users whose blocks and follows their accounts will replicate.