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The Program on Platform Regulation

The Program on Platform Regulation focuses on current or emerging law governing Internet platforms, with an emphasis on laws’ consequences for the rights and interests of Internet users and the public.

Q&A with Daphne Keller of the Program on Platform Regulation

Keller explains some of the issues currently surrounding platform regulation.

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Regulating the Online Sphere: Tech Against Terrorism Podcast

A discussion of the ways in which online regulation is being pursued by companies, governments, and multi-lateral organisations, such as with the upcoming EU wide law on the dissemination of terrorist content.
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New Executive Order To Expose Social Media Companies To More Liability For Content

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Daphne Keller of Stanford's Cyber Policy Center about an executive order that will make social media companies more liable for content posted on their sites.
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Blog from Daphne Keller | CDA 230 Reform Grows Up: The Pact Act Has Problems, But It's Talking About the Right Things

Alex Feerst, one of the great thinkers about Internet content moderation, has a revealing metaphor about the real-world work involved. “You might go into it thinking that online information flows are best managed by someone with the equivalent of a PhD in hydrology,” he says. “But you quickly discover that what you really need are plumbers.”

Who Do You Sue

Questions of state and private power are deeply intertwined. To understand and protect internet users’ rights, we must understand and engage with both.

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JOURNAL ARTICLE | Facebook Filters, Fundamental Rights, and the CJEU’s Glawischnig-Piesczek Ruling

The Court of Justice of the European Union’s (CJEU) 2019 ruling in Glawischnig-Piesczek v Facebook Ireland** addresses courts’ powers to issue injunctions requiring internet hosting platforms to proactively monitor content posted by their users.
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GUEST POST | Positive Intent Protections: Incorporating a Good Samaritan principle in the EU Digital Services Act

The “Good Samaritan” principle ensures that online intermediaries are not penalized for good faith measures against illegal or other forms of inappropriate content. This is a rule that applies to concrete types of intermediaries, particularly those providing hosting services.
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NEW YORK TIMES OP ED | Making Google the Censor

Prime Minister Theresa May’s political fortunes may be waning in Britain, but her push to make internet companies police their users’ speech is alive and well. In the aftermath of the recent London attacks, Ms. May called platforms like Google and Facebook breeding grounds for terrorism.

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Daphne Keller

Director of Program on Platform Regulation, Cyber Policy Center
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Daphne Keller

Director of Program on Platform Regulation, Cyber Policy Center
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Joan Barata

Intermediary Liability Fellow, Program on Platform Regulation, Cyber Policy Center
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Joan Barata

Intermediary Liability Fellow, Program on Platform Regulation, Cyber Policy Center