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

Welcome to Visiting Scholar Rashida Richardson

We welcome Rashida Richardson as a Visiting Scholar at Rutgers Law School and the Rutgers Institute for Information Policy & Law. Rashida specializes in race, emerging technologies and the law, researching the social and civil rights implications of data driven technologies, including artificial intelligence, and develops policy interventions and regulatory strategies regarding data driven technologies, … Continue reading Welcome to Visiting Scholar Rashida Richardson

Professor Goodman publishes on Sidewalk Labs and Smart Cities

Sidewalk Toronto Goes Sideways: Five Lessons for Digital Governance

Policy Paper: Roadmap on Safeguarding Digital Democracy

With Karen Kornbluh at the German Marshall Fund’s Digital Innovation and Democracy Institute, Professor Ellen P. Goodman published a policy roadmap on the regulation of digital platforms to safeguard democracy against disinformation. 

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

New Paper by Professor Ellen P. Goodman

Digital Information Fidelity and Friction 

Professor Ellen P. Goodman on Social Media Signal and Noise

Lastowka lecture Thurs. 2/27 at 4 pm

Lord Justice of Appeal Sir Richard Arnold, U.K. Court of Appeal, will deliver the Greg Lastowka Memorial Lecture: Proportionality of Patent Injunctions in U.S., E.U., and U.K. Law The lecture will take place Thursday, Feb. 27, at 4 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge at Rutgers Law School in Camden. A reception will follow. Please RSVP … Continue reading Lastowka lecture Thurs. 2/27 at 4 pm

RIIPL Partnership on Public Algorithms – Already Making Change

By Professor Ellen P. Goodman When the New York Times ran a huge story on Clearview AI (1/18/20) and how local police departments were using scraped social media data to conduct facial recognition, it was blockbuster news.  That story drew on Muckrock’s database of records collected through FOIA requests of state and local governments related … Continue reading RIIPL Partnership on Public Algorithms – Already Making Change



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

Welcome to Visiting Scholar Rashida Richardson

We welcome Rashida Richardson as a Visiting Scholar at Rutgers Law School and the Rutgers Institute for Information Policy & Law. Rashida specializes in race, emerging technologies and the law, researching the social and civil rights implications of data driven technologies, including artificial intelligence, and develops policy interventions and regulatory strategies regarding data driven technologies, … Continue reading Welcome to Visiting Scholar Rashida Richardson

Professor Goodman publishes on Sidewalk Labs and Smart Cities

Sidewalk Toronto Goes Sideways: Five Lessons for Digital Governance

Policy Paper: Roadmap on Safeguarding Digital Democracy

With Karen Kornbluh at the German Marshall Fund’s Digital Innovation and Democracy Institute, Professor Ellen P. Goodman published a policy roadmap on the regulation of digital platforms to safeguard democracy against disinformation.