Link: Making the Internet Work for Everyone Using Section 230

For New America’s Thread online magazine, I wrote a piece on the importance of Section 230 for public interest internet organizations, like Wikipedia or the Internet Archive. The piece underscores that while the statute is one that undoubtedly has downsides, needlessly reforming or repealing Section 230 can lead to more bad than good.

Link: OTI Blog – SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Platforms — What’s Next for Platform Accountability?

For the OTI Blog, along with Prem Trivedi, I wrote about the Supreme Court’s ruling on two important cases related to Section 230, and on what lies ahead, as well as what OTI sees as important work in the future

Link: R Street Blog – Regulating Big Tech Around the World: EU and U.K. Competing Approaches to Co-regulatory Mechanisms

For the R Street Institute, I wrote an analysis of how the European Union and the United Kingdom are using similar co-regulatory mechanisms in regulating tech companies, but are doing so in very different ways, which shows the general flexibility of these mechanisms.

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.