Fundamentally, the FTC has the structure and the legal powers necessary to enforce reasonable privacy rules. But it does need to evolve to meet the challenge of regulating modern information platforms.
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The update shows the meaningful impact that an independent audit can have.
The platform has released a 250-page report containing surveys, public comment, workshop feedback and expert consultations on its proposed oversight board for content moderation.
Libra will enable cybercriminals if it succeeds. Regulators should stop it “left of launch.”
Encrypting Facebook’s services won’t fix the privacy problems that have gotten the company in trouble in recent years.
On Feb. 25, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit heard oral argument in Force v. Facebook, a case about whether Facebook can be held liable for the use of its platform to coordinate and encourage violent attacks by users linked to Hamas.
A look at Facebook’s content moderation appeals body.
Germany’s Network Enforcement Act (NEA) places strict requirements on “social network providers” to remove illegal content and respond to complaints.
Recent reporting on how the Myanmar military harnessed Facebook to disseminate anti-Rohingya propaganda complicates the ongoing debate about Facebook’s role in facilitating atrocities.
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.