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The requirements of the GDPR are increasingly coming into conflict with the requirements of research communities
Fakery is gushing in from everywhere and we’re drowning in it.
The past two years have seen an upswing in the number of entities trying to prevent disinformation online
Christine Borgman comments on the feasibility of California's "data dividends" proposal
Christine L. Borgman
We should not trust an algorithm unless it can be reviewed and audited in meaningful ways.
The US might get a federal privacy bill this year
When it comes to children’s school data we should ask who controls it, what is it worth and how will it impact their lives.
"Thick" is sure to become a classic of black intellectualism
Tressie McMillan Cottom
Questions for the House Homeland Security Hearing
Should Congress and federal agencies be sharing and receiving more with platforms like Facebook to aid them in enforcing better moderation policies?
Scandals underscore the need to regulate use of customers' information
"Facebook needs to change how it handles user data and personal information."
Some artists now work with algorithms, and that's giving us a whole new view on human creativity
Berkman Klein research cited in a writeup of how political figures are contributing to the spread of misinformation through fringe news sites and into the mainstream media
In the last decade, India has seen multiple rounds of communal violence in which rumour and information technology played a role
"The circumvention of trust is a great promise, but it’s just not true. Yes, bitcoin eliminates certain trusted intermediaries that are inherent in other payment systems like…
The Knight Commission’s final recommendations for 21st-century journalism
Democracy and the news media are inextricably intertwined, and it is clear that both are in crisis.
A fractal philosophy for a better internet
As internet technology continues to be an important part of humanity’s lived experience, humanity as a whole must be empowered to dictate their desired experience.
An increasing number of countries are preventing citizens from reporting censurable conditions.
A research agenda for stakeholders to proactively collaborate and design AI technologies that work with users to improve their health and wellbeing
Laura Haaber Ihle
Investigating the size and perpetrators of online violence, harassment, and abuse against critical members of the Iranian diaspora, including journalists, civil society activists,…
BKC Affiliate Valentin Weber proposes a bold censorship workaround for activists living under repressive regimes.
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