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Our next challenge is to find the mix of tools and approaches that strengthen public discourse that work in the digital age, Rob Faris argues
ICANN handed over the top level domain .amazon to Jeff Bezos’ Amazon.com, pending a 30 day comment period
Reflections on applying extractives metaphors to data in an international development context
The controversy over telecommunications equipment from Chinese manufacturer Huawei is just the tip of a large cyber risk iceberg, Bruce Schneier warns.
BKC Executive Director Urs Gasser serves on Angela Merkel’s German Digital Council
A BKC team tasked hackathon participants with developing a new resource for policymakers
As San Francisco halts city use of facial recognition technology, CIOs could see more regulatory actions against surveillance technology -- and more limits on their use of data.
While are benefits of “smart” technology, they also afford companies significant control over the devices.
It's not just bad storytelling—it’s because the storytelling style changed from sociological to psychological
Gretchen Greene lends insight into the adoption of facial recognition technology in police departments across the U.S.
A Case Study of Trackers on the Internet
Ad tracking services are disturbingly effective.
Yochai Benkler shares concerns about industry’s influence on AI governance and research
How the vast amount of data collected from refugees is gathered, stored and shared today
10 steps to protect Human Rights
Nani Jansen Reventlow
Tech companies often fail to tell users how their data will be employed. Sometimes, the firms can’t even anticipate it themselves.
Siddharth Suri and BKC’s Mary Gray discuss their book “Ghost Work” with GeekWire
Envelopes are one of those banal objects of everyday life we seldom think much about. They are, however, an ancient — and at one time controversial — privacy technology.
Does social media affect democracy the same way across the world, or do social platforms have different effects in different nations?
Elettra Bietti on User-Dignity and Capture in the Platform Economy
Localization Lab founder and Berkman Klein fellow Dragana Kaurin talks about communication tools to protect refugees, journalists, and human rights activists.