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Harvard Magazine

Can Disinformation Be Stopped?

Joan Donavan and Yochai Benkler share insights on the causes and effects of disinformation

Jun 16, 2021
SSRN

Deplatforming the far-right: An analysis of YouTube and BitChute

Jonas Kaiser and colleague evaluate the impact of deplatforming

Jun 15, 2021
CBS News

Artificial Intelligence Evolves to Creating Art

Jessica Fjeld offers legal insights on art created by artificial intelligence.

Jun 12, 2021
The New York Times

Google Seeks to Break Vicious Cycle of Online Slander

Danielle Citron comments on Google’s efforts to reduce slander.

Jun 10, 2021
Medium

The Metaverse: A brave, new (virtual) world

Micaela Mantegna defines the ‘metaverse’ and explains how it could be the next phase of the internet.

Jun 10, 2021
Lawfare

The Empire (Facebook) Strikes Back (at the Oversight Board’s Trump Decision)

evelyn douek shares the limitations of the Facebook Oversight Board's ruling on Donald Trump's account.

Jun 10, 2021
Harvard Business Review

The Coming AI Hackers

Bruce Schneier is interviewed about the future of AI hacking.

Jun 9, 2021
Minnesota Law Review

Understanding Chilling Effects

Jon Penney outlines a new framework for understanding "chilling effects" on speech.

Jun 7, 2021
The Atlantic

Facebook Won’t Talk About the Insurrection

evelyn douek and Joan Donovan comment on Facebook’s response to the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

Jun 7, 2021
Reveal

Where did the microchip vaccine conspiracy theory come from anyway?

Joan Donovan shares findings from her research on vaccine misinformation.

Jun 5, 2021
Reveal

Viral Lies

Joan Donovan explores vaccine disinformation and the election.

Jun 5, 2021
The Washington Post

Activision, an indie developer and the battle over the ‘Warzone’ name

Kendra Albert explains lawsuit over “Warzone” video game trademark

Jun 4, 2021
WIRED

More Content Moderation Is Not Always Better

evelyn douek says simply erasing things from the internet comes at a cost and it might not be worth it.

Jun 2, 2021
Harvard Gazette

Taking the crypto out of digital currency

A Q&A with Primavera De Filippi

Jun 2, 2021
Brookings

Hacked drones and busted logistics are the cyber future of warfare

In a post for Brookings, Bruce Schneier and colleague argue that cybersecurity vulnerabilities are a major part of warfare.

Jun 2, 2021
Digital Freedom Fund

How Artificial Intelligence Impacts Marginalised Groups

Nani Jansen Reventlow writes about the impact of AI on marginalized groups.

May 29, 2021
The Harvard Gazette

Fixing the Internet will require a cultural shift

A Q&A with Francine Berman

May 28, 2021
Wired

When to Reply on Social Media—and When to Not

Sameer Hinduja shares insights on how to address cyberbullying.

May 26, 2021
MIT Technology Review

Vaccine waitlist Dr. B collected data from millions. But how many did it help?

Elizabeth Renieris discusses data collection by private-sector companies and how incentives differ for public health organizations.

May 24, 2021
Johns Hopkins

Rechanneling Beliefs: How Information Flows Hinder or Help American Democracy

Bruce Schneier and colleague Henry Farrell published a new report via the Johns Hopkins Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

May 24, 2021