Items tagged "Internet Superfund"
Public Knowledge Shares Misinformation Reporting Insights With Congress to Tackle Disinformation on Digital PlatformsJune 24, 2020 coronavirus , Covid-19 , Disinformation , infodemic , Internet Superfund , misinformation , Section 230
Yesterday, Public Knowledge sent a letter to Congress providing insight into the flow of misinformation and disinformation over social media platforms to prepare for the joint hearing on “A Country in Crisis: How Disinformation Online is Dividing the Nation.” The hearing will discuss the impact of disinformation on the American public.Read More
Public Knowledge: We Need a ‘Superfund for the Internet’ to Fight Misinformation OnlineMay 11, 2020 coronavirus , infodemic , Internet Superfund , misinformation , Platform Regulation
Today, we’re happy to announce the latest addition to our tracking report logging digital platform responses to misinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic: a “superfund for the internet” proposal. Such a fund would compel digital platforms like Google and Facebook to invest in tools our society needs to fight misinformation online — tools that have been proven during the pandemic.Read More
The Pandemic Proves We Need A “Superfund” to Clean Up Misinformation on the InternetMay 11, 2020 Communications & Pandemic Series , Content Moderation , Disinformation , Internet Superfund , Local Journalism , misinformation , Platform Regulation
This blog post is part of a series on communications policies Public Knowledge recommends in response to the pandemic. You can read more of our proposals here and view the full series here. “When the next pandemic strikes, we’ll be fighting it on two fronts. The first is the one you immediately think about: understanding the disease, researching […]Read More