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Urs Gasser on two new books — and what’s ahead

Urs Gasser discusses his new guide on “connected parenting” and an essay series on the role of law during a pandemic

Urs Gasser discusses his new guide on “connected parenting” and an essay series on the role of law during a pandemic

Sep 17, 2020
Jeune Afrique

Leonard Cortana on Afro Diasporic film festivals

Leonard Cortana writes about global development of Afro Diasporic film festivals for Jeune Afrique

Sep 17, 2020
BKC Medium Collection

International Human Rights Law Is Not Enough to Fix Content Moderation’s Legitimacy Crisis

Should tech companies follow human rights law to govern online speech?

Sep 16, 2020
Harvard Law Today

The law is ‘tested and illuminated during this pandemic’

Martha Minow, Urs Gasser, and Jonathan Zittrain participate in colloquium on governmental powers during a pandemic

Sep 16, 2020

What the US needs to do to secure election 2020

Abbey Stemler and colleagues publish paper on disinformation and election insecurity

Sep 11, 2020

Mental health and journalism

Allissa Richardson on mental health of Black journalists covering the anti-police brutality and Black Lives Matter protests

Sep 11, 2020

Cheap Fakes on the Campaign Trail

Danielle Citron joins Lawfare podcast to discuss manipulated video and audio content.

Sep 10, 2020

MacArthur Foundation Invests $1.6M in Equitable COVID Tech

Urs Gasser discusses the BKC Policy Practice: Digital Pandemic Response

Sep 9, 2020

10 Reasons Why Anti-Racism Training Is Not The Problem

Ifeoma Ajunwa shares her thoughts on anti-racism training

Sep 5, 2020

Four Obstacles to Local Surveillance Ordinances

Why local ordinances against police surveillance fail in some cities but not others

Sep 4, 2020
The Atlantic

The Pandemic Is No Excuse to Surveil Students

Zeynep Tufecki discusses college COVID-19 apps in an op-ed for The Atlantic.

Sep 4, 2020
The Boston Globe

Getting the First Amendment wrong

Woodrow Hartzog and Neil Richards argue that Clearview AI is wrongfully trying to use the First Amendment to ensure a freedom to surveil at will.

Sep 4, 2020
The Wall Street Journal

Remote Learning During Pandemic Brings Privacy Risks

Report from Quentin Palfrey and colleagues examines privacy risks of online education

Sep 2, 2020
Yale ISP

Jasmine McNealy on Amplifying Otherness

Jasmine McNealy joins discussion hosted by Yale ISP

Sep 2, 2020

COVID-19: A spotlight on child data governance gaps

Emma Day and colleagues share challenges related to the protection of children’s data during the COVID-19 pandemic

Aug 31, 2020
The Atlantic

The Problem With Police-Shooting Videos

Smartphone footage of police brutality highlights a dire need to tell more humane stories about Black victims, Allissa Richardson says

Aug 30, 2020
The New York Times

TV Ratings for Biden and Trump Signal an Increasingly Polarized Nation

Yochai Benkler discusses partisan media with the New York Times

Aug 28, 2020
The Conversation

The tech field failed a 25-year challenge to achieve gender equality by 2020 – culture change is key to getting on track

Francine Berman shares her personal story in tech, and how the field can change

Aug 26, 2020

Are We Already Living in a Tech Dystopia?

Gizmodo asks experts, including Jonathan Zittrain, for their answers

Aug 25, 2020