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Events at the Cyber Policy Center

The Cyber Policy Center brings experts together from around the world to discuss emerging research in the areas of technology, governance and public policy. CPC's latest webinar series focuses on the impact of Covid-19, and is open to the public.

June 3rd, 10am PST | The Accelerated Shift to Online Retail Under Covid-19

The hallmarks of the Covid-19 (a shortage of masks, hand sanitizer, food, along with an acceleration of the shift to online retail) are affording retailers the opportunity to use the dynamic pricing technologies already ubiquitous in online retail in order to ration access to goods that are in temporarily short supply. In a time of crisis, dynamic pricing raises important questions.
The Executive Order on Platforms and Online Speech: Stanford’s Cyber Policy Center Responds (video thumbnail)

June 1 | The Executive Order on Platforms and Online Speech

On May 28th, President Trump signed an executive order threatening to revoke CDA 230 protections, which would expose social media companies to increased liability for content that is posted on their sites. The Cyber Policy Center team responded on June 1 in a public webinar. 

Recently at the Cyber Policy Center

thumbnail of video for May 20, 2020 with Kate Starbird and team

May 20 | Perspectives on Science Communication, Misinformation, and the COVID-19 Infodemic

University of Washington scholars Kate Starbird, Jevin West and Ryan Calo, discuss a new project exploring how scientific findings and science credentials are mobilized in the spread of misinformation.

COVID-19 and Implications for Cyber Policy video screen shot

May 8 | COVID-19 and Implications for Cyber Policy

COVID-19 is having a profound impact on our online systems – exposing both the essential role they play in our modern society, and the risks and vulnerabilities they represent.

National AI Strategies Zoom image

May 6th | Perspectives on Science Communication, Misinformation, and the COVID-19 Infodemic

A discussion of the recently published report, National Artificial Intelligence Strategies and Human Rights: A Review.