Press: DailyDot – “Inside the behind-the-scenes push civil rights groups are making on Capitol Hill to pass data privacy laws”

I was quoted in this article in the Daily Dot about the important push of civil rights groups to make sure comprehensive federal privacy legislation has strong civil rights protections.

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…

Press: BusinessInsider – As Facebook prepares to outsource tough content decisions to its new ‘Supreme Court,’ experts warn it still operates within a dictatorship and can’t legislate a better government

I was quoted in this BusinessInsider article about the Oversight Board, as it ramps up its capacity to hear cases, even though its power is limited.

Press: The Hill – “Republicans, DOJ propose scaling back social media liability protections”

I was quoted in this article in The Hill, talking about the dual proposals from Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) and from the Department of Justice, on content moderation. As you can probably tell, I (along with anybody that’s spent more than 2 hours in this area of tech policy) am not a fan of either.

Link: WSJ Op-Ed on “Content Moderation”

I co-authored, alongside Danielle Tomson, Director of the Personal Democracy Forum, an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, proposing the inclusion of the multistakeholder ethos of transparency, cooperation and user input, into the very complex issue of content moderation, as part of the conversation over the Alex Jones banning.