NPR reports on Professor Ellen P. Goodman’s Proposal for Social Media Reform

The idea is for social media to implement “circuit breakers” as exist in financial markets to slow down the viral spread of harmful conspiracy theories. Professor Goodman first generated the proposal, which was then taken up by the Center for American Progress.  Facebook is reportedly experimenting with the idea. 

RIIPL Algorithmic Justice Webinar Series 2020-2021: Tech Surveillance and Immigration

RIIPL Algorithmic Justice Webinar Series 2020-2021 Save the Date – 10.7.20 @ 12 – 12:45 REGISTER – Zoom login coming closer to event Tech Surveillance and Immigration A conversation with Mizue Aizeki, Deputy Director, Immigrant Defense Project Mizue leads IDP’s local and state campaigns to end the police-to-deportation pipeline and also coordinates IDP’s project on … Continue reading RIIPL Algorithmic Justice Webinar Series 2020-2021: Tech Surveillance and Immigration

Lastowka short form competition co-recipients

Instagram and Extortion: Is There Any Hope for Celebrities Against Paparazzi? By Anwar Abdur-Rahman What does Gigi Hadid, Odell Beckham Jr., Kim Kardashian, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj all have in common? They (among many others) all have been at the receiving end of copyright infringement lawsuits stemming from photos they’ve posted on their personal … Continue reading Lastowka short form competition co-recipients