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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.

August 12, 10am Pacific | Election Integrity Partnership

On Wednesday August 12th, speakers from the Election Integrity Partnership joined the Cyber Policy Center for a look at how the partnership aims to tackle electoral disinformation in real time. The Partnership is a coalition of research entities focused on supporting real-time information exchange between the research community, election officials, government agencies, civil society organizations, and social media platforms.
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Stop Hate for Profit | Holding Social Media Platforms Accountable

Recording from event held June 15th, 2020:

Tech companies are not doing enough to fight hate on their digital social platforms. But what can be done to encourage social platforms to provide more support to people who are targets of racism and hate, and to increase safety for private groups on the platform?

Upcoming Events

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August 12: Fighting Election-Related Disinformation with the Election Integrity Partnership

Join speakers from the newly formed Election Integrity Partnership, on Wednesday August 12th at 10 a.m. Pacific Time for a look at how the partnership aims to tackle electoral disinformation in real time.
Social Media and Democracy book symposium

September 8: Symposium on the Forthcoming Edited Volume Social Media and Democracy

A three-hour “Symposium on the Forthcoming Edited Volume Social Media and Democracy: The State of the Field, Prospects for Reform” with the book’s more than 20 contributors.

Recently at the Cyber Policy Center

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Exploring Potential “Solutions” to Online Disinformation

Guests Adam Berinsky, Director of the MIT Political Experiments Research Lab (PERL), David Rand, Director of the Human Cooperation Laboratory and the Applied Cooperation Team, both of MIT, and Avi Tuschman, Founder and CIO of Pinpoint Predictive

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Towards Cyber Peace, Closing the Accountability Gap

Hosted by Cyber Policy Center's Marietje Schaake, along with guests Stéphane Duguin, CEO of the Cyber Peace Institute and Camille François, CIO of Graphika and Mozilla Fellow.

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Stop Hate for Profit

Tech companies are not doing enough to fight hate on their digital social platforms.