Sept. 23, 2022

Trump appears to endorse QAnon; 'Incel' movement grows online; Florida petitions Supreme Court on content moderation - Tech Law & Policy This Week

Hey everybody, I’m Joe Miller and here’s what’s going on in the world of tech law & policy.    References to Hitler, Pepe the Frog, Tucker Carlson talking about the “great replacement” anti-immigration theory — it looks like...

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Sept. 19, 2022

Spandana Singh: Content Moderation Beyond the US

Spandana Singh: Content Moderation Beyond the US Social media platforms have played a central role in recent crises in the U.S., such as the Capitol Hill insurrection of 2021, and in Europe, such as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. These developments...

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Sept. 17, 2022

Feds have massive trove of Americans' data; CA legislature passes nation's first children's privacy law -- Tech Law & Policy This Week -- 09.16.2022

Hey everybody, I’m Joe Miller and here’s what’s going on in the world of online safety and free speech this week.     Senator Ron Wyden sent a letter to Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Chris Magnus on Thursday revealing...

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Sept. 12, 2022

Jon Roozenbeek: How to Pre-Bunk Misinformation and Disinformation

Jon Roozenbeek: How to Pre-Bunk Misinformation and Disinformation Misinformation and disinformation are two of propagandists' most important weapons in today’s “information war.” From the war in Ukraine to civil rights violations in the United...

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Aug. 27, 2022

Fifth Circuit strengthens cellphone warrants; Twitter whistleblower to testify; Tech unites around Ukraine misinfo

Hey everybody, I’m Joe Miller and here’s how tech law & policy is affecting you this week.   The Fifth Circuit, which is in Texas, decided that pictures of child pornography found on three cellphones in the van the defendant was...

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Aug. 22, 2022

Fatou Sankare: The Social Media and Law Enforcement Connection

Fatou Sankare: The Social Media and Law Enforcement Connection Social media has become one of the most common ways to connect with people. Many use it as an outlet to share personal information and interests, while others use it as a way to interact...

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Aug. 19, 2022

TikTok collects keystrokes; “Bossware’ is out of control; Lexis-Nexis sells nonpublic immigration data for $22m to ICE

So security researcher Felix Krause says TikTok is running JavaScript on other sites you visit in the iOS browser, and collecting your credit card information and keystrokes. And a TikTok spokesperson acknowledged the existence of the...

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Aug. 8, 2022

Joi Chaney & Alisa Valentin: The Digital Divide - How Technology Impacts Our Lives

The digital divide is the gap between those who have access to digital technologies and resources and those who do not.  If you asked most people what the digital divide was, they would probably assume it’s a reference to Internet access or...

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Aug. 5, 2022

Battle of the privacy bills; Meta's meltdown? -- Tech Law & Policy This Week

Competing privacy bills may slow down kids’ protection online   Three competing privacy bills have made negotiations on the Hill even more difficult as the Senate and House have 3 different versions – two of which focus specifically on...

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Aug. 1, 2022

Belinda Nixon: Connecting Corporate Law with Technology & the Internet

When it comes to the intersection of technology and law, our minds go straight to challenges that feature prominently in the media, such as privacy in the digital age, the ethics of artificial intelligence, or how blockchain will change everything....

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