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Despite initiatives on behalf of the platforms themselves as well as political undertakings designed to improve the situation, privacy online seems to erode more each day. While there are many reasons for concern, it is in relation to social media in particular that some of the most serious concerns have been ...
Our current legal system is to a great extent the product of an earlier period of social and economic transformation. From the late 19th century through the mid-20th century, the U.S. legal system underwent profound, tectonic shifts. Today, struggles over ownership of information-age resources...
The web ecosystem relies on data- and algorithms- driven innovation and monetization. In this talk, the challenges and opportunities for aligning these practices with societal values such as privacy and fairness will be explored.
Abundant anecdotal evidence suggests that non-democracies employ new digital technologies known as social media bots to facilitate their domestic and foreign policy goals. However, no previous attempt has been made to systematically analyze the strategies behind the political use of bots. This ...
Algorithmic and artificial intelligence techniques show immense potential to deepen our understanding of socioeconomic inequality and inform interventions designed to improve access to opportunity. Interventions aimed at historically under-served communities are made particularly challenging ...