Papers released by a U.K. parliamentary committee and Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner are a first step toward concrete suggestions for regulating technology companies.
Evelyn Douek is an S.J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School, studying international and transnational regulation of online speech. Before coming to Harvard to complete a Master of Laws, Evelyn clerked for the Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, the Hon. Justice Susan Kiefel, and worked as a corporate litigator. She received her LL.B. from UNSW Sydney, where she was Executive Editor of the UNSW Law Journal.
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The package includes broad new offenses and a foreign agent registration scheme aimed not merely at catching people engaged in foreign interference but also providing transparency to the public and investigative powers to authorities.
U.N. Special Rapporteur’s Latest Report on Online Content Regulation Calls for 'Human Rights by Default'
A U.N. special rapporteur has released the body’s first-ever report on the regulation of user-generated content online.
The document on digital disinformation is a better bellweather of the future of social media regulation than congressional hearings.
Facebook’s role in spreading violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar should be an important part of the conversation about the role of the big technology companies in societies around the world.
Testifying before Congress this week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed a great faith in the ability of artificial intelligence to moderate hate speech. His optimism is unwarranted.
The Facebook CEO’s suggestion for an independent appeal process sheds light on the seemingly intractable problems faced by the platform.