Cyber Policy Center Online Seminars 2020-2021

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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.
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February 1st | Algorithmic Newsfeeds and Elections

Postdoctoral scholar, Alessandro Vecchiato in conversation with Nate Persily of the Program on Democracy and the Internet

Stanford Cyber Policy Center Winter Webinar Series

Join us for a weekly webinar series organized by the Program on Democracy and the Internet (PDI) at Stanford’s Cyber Policy Center (CPC) and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Cyber Initiative. The webinar will take place every Tuesday, starting January 11th from 12 PM - 1 PM PST over Zoom.


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JANUARY 18th 12 - 1 PM | Free Speech on Public Platforms

Featuring Professor Jamal Greene of Columbia Law School in conversation with Co-Director of the Cyber Policy Center, Nate Persily with a look at the common assumption that that social media companies owe their freedom to moderate solely to their status as private actors.
cloud governance event with speaker photos of kelly born, marietje schaake

JANUARY 11th 12 - 1 PM | Cloud Governance Challenges

Central to the ongoing digital transformation is the growth of cloud computing, which is enabling remarkable gains in efficiency, innovation, and connectivity around the world. However, the cloud also accentuates many preexisting digital policy challenges and brings to the fore new ones. Join us for Cloud Governance Challenges with leaders from the Carnegie Endowment's Cloud Governance Project.


tanu mitra event understanding and countering problematic information on social media platforms

NOVEMBER 30 | Understanding and Countering Problematic Information on Social Media Platforms

On November 30th Tanu Mitra, Assistant Professor at University of Washington’s Information School. joined the CPC for the seminar Understanding and Countering Problematic Information on Social Media Platforms.
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NOVEMBER 16, 12 PM | Analyzing Social Media From A User-eye View With PIEGraph

On November 16th, from 12 –1 pm pacific, the CPC and the Hewlett Foundation will host Deem Freelon for a look at how Professor Freelon’s research team is using PIEGraph to examine users’ potential levels of exposure to high- and low-quality information sources across the ideological spectrum.
David Kaye event, the global spyware crisis and how to stop it

NOVEMBER 2 | The Global Spyware Crisis and How to Stop It

With David Kaye, professor of law at University of California, Irvine, a look at the global spyware crisis and potential solutions.