Telegram is by design difficult to pin down. That is what makes it so different from—and more successful than—other self-proclaimed “free speech” apps.
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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?
Using the Law to Advance Oppression: How Kazakhstan Presents a Veneer of Due Process to Silence Opposition
The Kazakhstan Parliament recently approved a draft law—theoretically designed to protect children and prevent cyberbullying. But, in practice, the law allows the government, already infamous for its persecution of political opponents, to limit criticism of itself.
Understanding the new dynamic between government policy and private platforms is crucial to understanding the modern geopolitical environment.
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.
At what point does informal coercion raise Constitutional questions?
Preventing online radicalization will require a collaborative approach with companies from around the world.
A federal judge was right to block Florida’s social media law. But that doesn’t mean the First Amendment bars all government regulation of platform content-moderation decisions.