Link: Barron’s – Change Is Coming to Internet Platforms. The Supreme Court May Lead the Charge

For Barron’s I wrote about the two cases the Supreme Court took on a few weeks ago, two very interesting cases that could strike at part or all of the protections afforded by Section 230 to all internet companies (big and small)

Link: TechPolicy.Press – Tech Firms Take First Step Toward Self-Regulation on Trust & Safety

For Tech Policy Press, I wrote about how the platform industry is thinking about and acting on self-governance, primarily through the lens of the Digital Trust and Safety Partnership (DTSP). The piece looks at DTSP’s first output, a self-assessment report, its next steps and what needs to happen across other stakeholders too for a health…

Link: Brookings – The Digital Services Act’s lesson for U.S. policymakers: Co-regulatory mechanisms

For Brookings Institution’s TechTank, I wrote about the innovation in the DSA, and how one particular piece, co-regulatory mechanisms, can be a great way to start thinking through platform governance issues in the United States.

Link: Estadao – O dilema das pesquisas das redes

Alongside Claudio Lucena, I wrote a piece published in the online version of the Brazilian newspaper Estadao, on the importance of platforms, and especially Facebook, to open up data for researchers, in order to fix the immense information asymmetry. Only that first step of targeted transparency can lead us to a better position of arguing…

Link: Brookings – Legislative efforts and policy frameworks within the Section 230 debate

Alongside Chris Riley, as a follow-up to our piece earlier this summer on the real and perceived harms that are the basis for Section 230 reform, for Brookings Institution’s TechStream, we wrote a synthesis of the major proposals for reform and how they each stack up against each other.

Report: Applying Multi-Stakeholder Internet Governance to Online Content Management

Between 2019 and 2021 one of my main projects has been a Knight Foundation funded project working with the R Street Institute on translating the ethos and structure of multistakeholder governance from the Internet Governance space to the Speech Governance (of Content Policy) space. In September 2021 our report, written with Chris Riley, finally came…

Link: Brookings – Trump deplatforming decision highlights the impotence of Facebook’s Oversight Board

For Brookings Institution’s TechTank, I wrote a post about the (in)decision of the Facebook Oversight Board on deplatforming former President Trump. Beyond the specifics on the decision, this builds on my previous work on this, the overview of and general  takeaways from the Facebook Oversight Board. I make some very pointed critiques of the Board, Facebook and…