Signal to Noise
The Rights and Responsibilities of Internet Platforms

Ahead of the 2020 elections, a furious political fight is brewing over how internet platforms moderate expression by their users. It’s grounded in misunderstandings about freedom of expression that need to be re-framed.

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slippery slopes
The COVID-19 Test of Democratic Governance

The coronavirus crisis provides all sorts of authoritarian temptations—even for democratic governments. Carefully considering human rights in assessing various policy responses can help us see the dangerous red lines.

How Not To Regulate Social Media
Don’t Undermine Democratic Values in the Name of Democracy

To say that digital technology has disrupted society is already a cliché. Yet we are only just starting to grasp the radical break we are facing with respect to our legal institutions and norms.

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