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Molly White Tracks Crypto Scams. It’s Going Just Great

BKC Affiliate Molly White discusses her blog, Web3 Is Going Just Great, that tracks crypto scams and hacks.

May 30, 2023
The Guardian

‘I do not think ethical surveillance can exist’: Rumman Chowdhury on accountability in AI

BKC Responsible AI Fellow Rumman Chowdhury is interviewed about bridging the gap between people and technology.

May 29, 2023

Uncommon Naledge: Meredith Clark

Jabari Evans talks with Incoming RSM Fellow Meredith Clark about media, journalism, and Black community.

May 23, 2023
GBH News

Legal questions surround Montana's TikTok ban

BKC Affiliate Bruce Schneier discusses the practical considerations of Montana's TikTok ban.

May 19, 2023
The Verge

A history of metaphors for the internet

BKC Faculty Associate Judith Donath discusses metaphors for the internet.

May 18, 2023
The Markup

Section 230 Just Survived a Brush with Death

Tweets by Rebooting Social Media Visiting Scholar Kate Klonick are referenced in a discussion of Gonzalez v. Google and Twitter v. Taamneh.

May 18, 2023

Create an IPCC-like body to harness benefits and combat harms of digital tech

BKC Affiliate Joseph Bak-Coleman, BKC Director James Mickens, and BKC Faculty Associate Zeynep Tufekci write to advocate for an intergovernmental panel to synthesize the evidence…

May 17, 2023

Generative AI: What should governments in Latin-America do?

Elisabeth Sylvan and Armando Guio Español propose measures to help governments in Latin America respond to generative AI...

May 17, 2023

Unfair Automated Hiring Systems Are Everywhere

BKC Faculty Associate Ifeoma Ajunwa writes about how algorithms can exacerbate employment discrimination.

May 15, 2023
The Indian Express

A call for algorithmic justice for SC/STs

BKC Affiliate Siva Mathiyazhagan writes about the need to eradicate caste and to build a safe, inclusive, just digital India.

May 14, 2023

Rethinking democracy for the age of AI

BKC Affiliate Bruce Schneier delivers a keynote speech during the RSA Conference in San Francisco on April 25, 2023 about the risks and promise of AI for democracy.

May 10, 2023

Artificial Intelligence is Booming, How Should it Be Regulated?

BKC Responsible AI Fellow Rumman Chowdhury discusses ideas for regulating AI with KQED. 

May 8, 2023

Can We Build Trustworthy AI?

BKC Affiliates Nathan Sanders and Bruce Schneier write about the trustworthiness of AI technologies and their corporate owners.

May 4, 2023
Financial Times

Google draws backlash from Brazil with lobbying against ‘fake news’ bill

Rebooting Social Media Visiting Scholar and BKC Faculty Associate David Nemer discusses Google's lobbying against a Brazilian bill aimed at curbing the spread of “fake news.”

May 2, 2023
The Atlantic

Just Wait Until Trump Is a Chatbot

BKC Affiliates Nathan Sanders and Bruce Schneier write about how AI will change the nature of campaigning.

Apr 28, 2023
Rest of World

Twitter is complying with more government demands under Elon Musk

Rest of World reports on analysis of Twitter's compliance with government orders for censorship or surveillance using data from BKC's Lumen database.

Apr 27, 2023
IEEE Spectrum

This Harvard Law Professor is an Expert on Digital Technology

The career of Jonathan Zittrain is profiled by IEEE Spectrum.

Apr 21, 2023

How Artificial Intelligence Can Aid Democracy

BKC Affiliates Nathan Sanders and Bruce Schneier write about AI's potential to advance the public good by helping democracy.

Apr 21, 2023
The New York Times

The Future of Social Media Is a Lot Less Social

Jonathan Zittrain comments on BKC's Institute for Rebooting Social Media and its projects creating and experimenting with new social networks.

Apr 19, 2023
Electronic Frontier Foundation

Podcast Episode: Safer Sex Work Makes a Safer Internet

Clinical instructor at the Cyberlaw Clinic Kendra Albert discusses how an internet that is safe for sex workers is an internet that is safer for everyone.

Apr 18, 2023