Debates about whether American companies should do business with China are laden with distasteful and unconstructive opinions about American morality.
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A scandal involving an executive for an America’s professional basketball team has shown the American public the difficulties of working in the Chinese market. But this experience is hardly new. The technology sector has long struggled to navigate the public relations problems of expansion into China. The National Basketball Association can learn from the adjustments made by tech firms to do business responsibly in China.
Increased attention to the role of encryption in facilitating child exploitation may be the catalyst the encryption debate needs to move forward.
With the announcement of its final charter, this is a good opportunity to take stock of how much power the Oversight Board will actually have over decisions about what can and cannot remain on Facebook’s platforms.
Verified Accountability: Self-Regulation of Content Moderation as an Answer to the Special Problems of Speech Regulation
Announcing the latest edition of the Aegis Paper Series from the Hoover Institution.
The company’s short blog post is far more substantive than mere corporate buzzwords and may have a significant impact for Facebook—and, therefore, for online speech.
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.
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.”