It isn’t a social media site but a decentralized collection of servers that represents an entirely different way of organizing social media.
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Congress is considering major proposals that seek to provide greater transparency from social media companies.
The tools governments use to regulate behavior online are very similar, even in countries as seemingly dissimilar as the United States and China, but what differs is the incentive structures they create.
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.
It is time for governments and platforms to build better long-term institutions and procedures for integrating tech giants into security and geopolitical policymaking.
Courts should craft a narrow form of tort liability that would apply to leaders of online radicalized networks when their persistent communications cause a member of the group to commit an act of violence.
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.
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.
Platforms often fail to make warning labels accessible to users who do not speak English.