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Jeune Afrique

Her name was Marielle Franco…

Two years after the assassination of Marielle Franco, BKC fellow and filmmaker Leonard Cortana reflects on the subject…

Apr 7, 2020

You Really Don’t Want to Sell Your Data

Proposals that would let people sell their information seem empowering—but they aren’t, writes BKC’s Elizabeth Renieris.

Apr 7, 2020

We need a collaborative society more than ever

How collaborative society has come to the rescue where late capitalism has failed.

Apr 2, 2020
The Atlantic

Don’t Believe the COVID-19 Models

Zeynep Tufekci says that’s not what they’re for

Apr 2, 2020
The New York Times

Alarm, Denial, Blame: The Pro-Trump Media’s Coronavirus Distortion

Yochai Benkler discusses why Trump’s loyalists benefited from having told people not to believe what they were hearing.

Apr 1, 2020
The Politic

An Interview with Bruce Schneier, Renowned Security Technologist

The BKC fellow discusses cryptography with The Politic

Apr 1, 2020
Women in Privacy

SSI? What we really need is full data portability

Despite numerous predictions by industry analysts that “self-sovereign identity” (or “SSI”) would be a key trend by now…

Mar 31, 2020

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