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With many offices and schools now closed, people are seeking out human connection using the same online tools that have been widely criticized for fostering digital addiction and…
Rob Faris discusses the “politicization of public health”
David Weinberger discusses potential outcomes of the shift to remote work
Elizabeth Renieris considers the European Commission's recent communications regarding a universally accepted public electronic identity (eID)
evelyn douek on changes to content moderation on social media platforms as a result of the pandemic
More than 150 academics, scholars and tenured faculty from colleges across the country have signed an open letter that names and shames colleges for using facial recognition…
Danielle Citron discusses misinformation about COVID-19
Racist incidents are increasing while Trump promotes racism by calling coronavirus ‘the Chinese virus’
BKC affiliate Elettra Bietti and Jennifer Cobbe argue that governments should strengthen the social safety net, not technology companies.
Facing the prospect that hoaxes or misinformation could worsen a global pandemic, tech platforms are taking control of the information ecosystem like never before.
America’s coronavirus response failed because we didn’t understand the complexity of the problem.
In Covid-19’s wake, uncertainty about the emerging outbreak has propagated mis- and disinformation across the internet. BKC's Hal Roberts weighs in.
Applying core international human rights principles to coronavirus-related privacy interferences
BKC fellow Baobao Zhang appeared in the PBS documentary series "Great Decisions" on the possibilities and dangers of AI
BKC’s Dariusz Jemielniak on how "we can unite, rise up to the challenge and return stronger" despite the destruction caused by the pandemic
Zeynep Tufekci says to rebuild trust in the internet, we need to entirely restructure how it operates.
Searches in the Lumen database reveal the complexities around the rules that platforms follow when they agree to the removal of content
Governments are increasingly using digital technologies and big data analytics to address the Covid-19 pandemic. At this stage of the pandemic, these technologies may not…
Beatriz Botero Arcila
David O’Brien argues that the American government will have to walk a fine line if it wants to get useful information while still preserving citizens’ privacy rights.
Despite heart-wrenching images in the media of people standing together and political calls for solidarity, the pandemic has laid bare the problems with globalisation and…
Padmashree Gehl Sampath
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