Category Archives: Technology & Cyberlaw

Essay in the Boston Review

Today I have a response piece up on the Boston Review, responding to an intriguing essay by Bruce Schneier and CIS affiliate Henry Farrell about how to protect democracy against what they call "information attacks" designed to undermine the public's trust … Continue reading

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White House unveils new tool to report censorship by social media giants

Enlarge / The landing page for the White House censorship reporting tool. (credit: whitehouse.gov) Donald Trump has long accused social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube of political bias. On Wednesday, his White House launched a new online form … Continue reading

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2019’s Cities with the Most & Least Student Debt

Wallet Hub: “Post-college debts represent one of the biggest financial burdens to Americans. In fact, student loans make up the second highest form of household debt after mortgages, totaling $1.5 trillion. But how burdensome are the individual loans? According to … Continue reading

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Ep. 39 – Hannah Bloch-Wehba on Who is Governing the Algorithms?

When you think of algorithmic governance, you may go right to things like predictive law enforcement, or risk assessment of setting bail or prison sentences for those in the criminal justice system. However, algorithms have a much broader application in … Continue reading

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10 Ways for Congress to Respond to the Mueller Report

POGO – “Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russian government’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election has been public for nearly three weeks. Since then, Members of Congress on both sides of the political aisle have debated … Continue reading

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