Items tagged "Internet Superfund"
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