An EU proposal on combating child sexual abuse material online relies on technology not yet invented and, even worse, would create significant national security risks.
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A proposed regulation would compel firms to deploy systems for the automated detection and removal of content that might foster child abuse, rather than incentivizing and encouraging the development of these systems informally.
The Eleventh Circuit’s opinion striking down most of Florida’s controversial social media law mostly gets the First Amendment right but also shortchanges the important government interests at stake.
More than 50 democratic countries and partners launched their unified commitment towards promoting an open, global internet for all.
FOSTA, which became law in 2018, deserves greater attention as a cautionary tale about what can go wrong with reforms of § 230.
Platform-based content moderation is filled with false-positive takedowns and false-negative failures. Is there a better way to approach content moderation on platforms?
When Platforms Do the State’s Bidding, Who Is Accountable? Not the Government, Says Israel’s Supreme Court
The Adalah ruling highlights an unresolved tension between widely held goals for restricting online content and the constitutionally permissible means available to achieve them.
The surge of global internet regulation to combat terrorism and other harmful digital content continues to pose a risk to the freedom of expression online and the rule of law and leaves unanswered many questions about effectiveness.
Democracies in South Asia, including India, are benefitting from increasingly splintered micro-internets, formulated through regulatory mechanisms purportedly enacted to battle fake news and the spread of sexual abuse imagery.
Prohibiting platforms from self-governing is becoming more widespread. German law provides for a different approach, with clearer rules and more rule of law in content moderation practices.