#Tech2021: Ideas for Digital Democracy with Professor Ellen P. Goodman

GMF Digital’s #Tech2021 is a collection of turnkey policy proposals for the new administration to unlock innovation and opportunity while advancing equitable digital democracy. On November 19th, GMF Digital will mark the publication of #Tech2021 with a public symposium bringing together key contributors for conversations about reinventing digital governance, reinvesting in digital infrastructure, and renewing … Continue reading #Tech2021: Ideas for Digital Democracy with Professor Ellen P. Goodman

Professor Goodman Comments on New Bill to Reduce Algorithmic Promotion of Extremism

Professor Ellen P. Goodman is quoted in the press release for this bill: “If there is to be Section 230 reform, it has to be done by Congress. Representatives Malinowski and Eshoo’s bill is a measured, incremental step insofar as it would hold the largest platforms responsible when they choose to algorithmically promote violations of … Continue reading Professor Goodman Comments on New Bill to Reduce Algorithmic Promotion of Extremism

Technology and Contact-Tracing: How Privacy Concerns are Halting State Efforts

By: David Galpern, Rutgers Law School Class of 2023 As states continue to try and find innovative approaches to combat COVID-19, robust contact-tracing programs have become a focus of many state health departments. And to help undertake this monumental effort, many states are now turning to contact-tracing apps to assist them in locating and notifying people … Continue reading Technology and Contact-Tracing: How Privacy Concerns are Halting State Efforts

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