Items tagged "Webinar Series"

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Video | Broadband Network Reliability: Are “Best Efforts” Sufficient in the Digital Era?

October 30, 2020 Broaband Access , Broadband , broadband network , Digital Platform , Webinar Series

Historically, the internet is a “best efforts” service. Subscribers knowingly accept the risk of outages at any time as a condition of using the network. Today, access to reliable broadband has become an essential cornerstone of the economy, education, and public safety. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased our reliance on broadband even further while regulated […]

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Video| Big Tech’s Big Competition Problem : Analyzing the House Judiciary Antitrust Report

October 9, 2020 Antitrust Report , Big Tech , House Judiciary Report , Webinar Series

After seven hearings and more than 200 interviews, will Big Tech finally be held accountable by Congress? The House Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust Subcommittee launched its blockbuster report this week, summarizing the findings of a year-long bipartisan investigation into Big Tech’s market power. Leading the charge to reform and regulate Big Tech, Chairman David Cicilline joined […]

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Video: Discovering Career Paths in Tech Policy

October 9, 2020 careers in tech , tech policy , tech policy advocacy , Webinar Series

Public Knowledge hosted a webinar to introduce students and early career professionals to technology policy career paths. Bringing together a panel of diverse individuals currently working in tech policy, we highlighted the variety of opportunities in the field while counseling participants on how to navigate this space. This webinar is open to anyone interested in […]

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Video: Free Expression Forum – How Section 230 Uplifts Marginalized Voices

September 4, 2020 Content Moderation , Free Expression , Free Expression Forum , Free Speech , Freedom of Expression , marginalized communities , Section 230 , Webinar Series

The Free Expression Forum at Public Knowledge is an ongoing series of dialogues about the importance of free expression online to artists, entrepreneurs, and content creators. It highlights how policy decisions impact this important value and how the community of diverse online voices must stand up to preserve it as technology develops. This first forum […]

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Moving Beyond Consent Models in Privacy Legislation: A Panel Recap

August 24, 2020 Consumer Privacy , Video , Webinar Series

This post authored by Stephanie Nguyen, Researcher at Consumer Reports. Many thanks to Consumer Reports’ Justin Brookman and Maureen Mahoney for contributing to this piece.  A few weeks ago, Public Knowledge convened a panel discussion: How Do We Move Beyond Consent Models in Privacy Legislation? This event featured keynote speaker Senator Sherrod Brown (@SenSherrodBrown) on […]

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Video: How Do We Move Beyond Consent Models in Privacy Legislation?

July 30, 2020 Consent Models , Online Privacy , Privacy , Privacy Legislation , Webinar Series

A discussion about why consent doesn’t protect consumers & other frameworks that could be used in federal privacy legislation.

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Video: Digital Redlining & Connectivity Barriers in Marginalized Communities

July 24, 2020 Connectivity Barriers , Digital Redlining , Webinar Series

A discussion on policy solutions to connectivity barriers.

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More Powerful Than Ever: Do We Need a Regulator for Digital Platforms?

June 22, 2020 Digital Regulator , Webinar Series

This is our discussion on whether a new digital regulator is necessary — and what one might look like — to effectively promote competition and fairness on these powerful platforms.

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Video: Controlled Digital Lending: Getting Books to Students During the Pandemic & Beyond

May 26, 2020 controlled digital lending , Webinar Series

This was our discussion on how we can use technology to make sure that students, educators, and others can continue to remotely access the collections they need, during lock-down and beyond.

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Video: Algorithmic Amplification, Misinformation, & Hate Speech in the Pandemic

May 8, 2020 Webinar Series

Platforms in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis are playing an even bigger role in our lives than ever before.

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