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DC AG lawsuit: Amazon stole Flex drivers' tips; White nationalists are back on Twitter -- Tech Law & Policy This Week

What’s going on? Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act shields platforms like Google and Twitter from liability for content posted by internet users. Republicans and Democrats want the rule changed. It’s important to note that...

Dec. 9, 2022

DC AG lawsuit: Amazon stole Flex drivers' tips; White nationalists are back on Twitter -- Tech Law & Policy This Week

What’s going on? Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act shields platforms like Google and Twitter from liability for content posted by internet users. Republicans and Democrats want the rule changed. It’s important to note that...

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Dec. 6, 2022

Vilas Dhar: Tech Optimism Today

Bio Vilas Dhar is the President of the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation. An entrepreneur, technologist and human rights advocate, Vilas serves on the Advisory Council at the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, as a...

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Dec. 3, 2022

Musk attacks Apple; SF oks killer police bots – Tech Law & Policy this Week

Hey everybody, I’m Joe Miller and here’s what’s going on in the world of tech law & policy this week. The Federal Election Commission has adopted .   Why is it important? For years, the FEC has required certain disclosures for political...

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Nov. 28, 2022

Adam Kovacevich: Balancing Tech, Business & Progressive Policymaking

Adam Kovacevich: Balancing Tech, Business & Progressive Policymaking Bio Adam Kovacevich (Kuh-VACK-uh-VITCH) is the Founder and CEO of Chamber of Progress, a new centre-left tech industry policy coalition promoting technology’s progressive future....

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Nov. 22, 2022

Ashkhen Kazaryan: Tech Policy, the New Congress, and the Supreme Court

Ashkhen Kazaryan: Tech Policy, the New Congress, and the Supreme Court Bio Ashkhen Kazaryan is a tech policy expert. She manages and develops policy projects on free speech, content moderation, surveillance reform and the intersection of...

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Nov. 18, 2022

Twitter is fading fast; Brutal caste discrimination against Indian gig workers -- Tech Law & Policy This Week

Hey everybody, I’m Joe Miller and here’s what’s going on in the world of tech law & policy this week. It’s a lot. Where should we start? Let’s start with Twitter - which continues to meltdown after Elon Musk’s acquisition of the company...

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Nov. 14, 2022

Chuck Keller: How to Get Faster Internet Speeds with USF

Bio Chuck is one of the country’s foremost experts on all aspects of federal and state universal service programs. Chuck had a leadership role at the FCC in the implementation of the universal service provisions of the Telecommunications Act of...

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Nov. 11, 2022

Musk floats possible Twitter bankruptcy; Crypto uncertainty after FTX implosion -- Tech Law & Policy This Week

Hey everybody, I’m Joe Miller and here’s what’s going on in the world of tech law & policy this week.   The Federal Trade Commission has expressed “deep concern” over Twitter’s implosion since Elon Musk took over the company last...

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Nov. 7, 2022

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Just a quick, solo episode talking about Twitter, Mastodon & Tiffany Cross.

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Oct. 31, 2022

Dr. Michal Luria: Adaptive Research Design for Policymakers

One-size-fits-all research approaches are no longer sufficient to effectively address content moderation, fulfill the content preferences of each user, and prevent harmful, false information from undermining democracy. Researchers like Michal Luria...

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