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Global AI Regulation: Protecting Rights; Leveraging Collaboration

Policy experts from Africa, Europe, Latin America, and North America outlined next steps for global AI regimes and networked capacity building

BKC Senior Director of Programs and Strategy Lis Sylvan and former BKC Research Assistant Niharika Vattikonda summarize the Global Network of Internet and Society Research Center…

Jun 13, 2024

The Deadly Digital Frontiers at the Border

Petra Molnar discusses her work researching border technologies.

May 21, 2024
The New York Times

I Love Facebook. That’s Why I’m Suing Meta.

Ethan Zuckerman explains why he is seeking, with the Knight First Amendment Institute, a court ruling protecting the use of middleware apps that give users more agency over what…

May 5, 2024
Integrity Institute

Workplace ethics and activism with Nadah Feteih

Nadah Feteih discusses tech ethics and activism from within the tech industry, particularly from trust and safety team members.

May 5, 2024

The State of Crypto Is Anything But Strong

Molly White corrects the narrative that crypto's wild days are over, arguing that the state of crypto is still shaky.

May 2, 2024
GDC Vault

ARTificial: Ethics and Aesthetics of AI and Copyright

Micaela Mantegna discusseds ethics and aesthetics of AI and copyright on a Game Developers Conference panel.

May 1, 2024
The London School of Economics and Political Science

Today’s colonial “data grab” is deepening global inequalities

Nick Couldry and Ulises A. Mejias argue that we are seeing data grabs that deepend global inequalities.

May 1, 2024
Tech Policy Press

Advancing Trust & Safety in the Majority World

Nadah Feteih, Diletta Milana, and Jenn Louie reflect on RSM and the Integrity Institute's closed-door workshop on trust and safety at tech companies.

May 1, 2024
Tech Policy Press

What's Next for TikTok, and US Tech Policy

Anupam Chander reacts to the new law that could ban TikTok, underlining the need for greater accountability in the US government's tech regulation.

Apr 28, 2024

Can an online library of classic video games ever be legal?

Kendra Albert testified in front of the Copyright Office over the DMCA and a potential exemption that would apply to video games.

Apr 25, 2024
Data & Society

Keywords of the Datafied State: Automation

With co-authors, Maitreya Shah discusses "automation" for Data & Society's Keywords of the Datafied State essay collection.

Apr 24, 2024
Data & Society

Keywords of the Datafied State: Public Interest

Anne Washington and Joanne Cheung tackle the concept of "public interest" and highlight the power imbalances and embedded social hierarchies that exist within it in a keyword…

Apr 24, 2024
The New York Times

Congress Passed a Bill That Could Ban TikTok. Now Comes the Hard Part.

Anupam Chander comments on the sell-or-ban TikTok bill, newly signed by President Biden."It's going to be a royal mess."Read more in The New York Times.

Apr 23, 2024
The Yale Law Journal

ARTificial: Why Copyright Is Not the Right Policy Tool to Deal with Generative AI

Micaela Mantegna argues that copyright law is ill-equipped to deal with generative AI.

Apr 22, 2024
Harvard Law Today

With an AI assist, Bavitz urges students to look beyond the binary

Chris Bavitz delivers a "Last Lecture" to the HLS class of 2024, focusing on the promises and perils of generative AI.

Apr 22, 2024
The Atlantic

It’s the End of the Web as We Know It

Judith Donath and Bruce Schneier warn that, without intervention, the continued expansion of generative AI will end the Web's utility as a public resource.

Apr 22, 2024
Cyberlaw Clinic Blog

Cyberlaw Clinic Testifies Before Copyright Office in DMCA Hearings

The Cyberlaw Clinic testified before the Copyright Office on exemptions to §1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, which prohibits the circumvention of certain technical…

Apr 19, 2024
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AI isn't useless. But is it worth it?

Molly White finds generative AI lackluster for advertised and commonly attempted uses but potentially well suited for some tasks—but the social utility of those tasks is…

Apr 17, 2024
Sustainable Futures

How to unite local initiatives for a more sustainable global future

BKC Faculty Associate Vasilis Kostakis and Nikiforos Tsiouris advocate for a commons-based technology framework, challenging the notion that high-tech will solve major socio…

Apr 16, 2024
Tech Policy Press

The Word Censorship Has An Actual Meaning: A Defense of Content Moderation

Dylan Moses distinguishes censorship and content moderation, arguing that conflating them creates problems and dangers.

Apr 16, 2024