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Oct 18, 2021

Across the US, many states are considering laws that prohibit online platforms like Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, etc. from enforcing rules against what we call “lawful but awful” online content.

Lawmakers are motivated to do this because they think laws are needed to prevent social media platforms from censoring...

Oct 12, 2021

With Federal privacy regulation leaving much to be desired, it has fallen to individual states to make up the gap and establish their own privacy rules. This approach is problematic for many reasons, which is why Justin Brookman is on the show today.

Correction: The name of the individual Joe referenced in the intro is...

Sep 30, 2021

Protecting Your Child's Privacy at School with Cody Venzke

CDT Comments to US Dept. of ED Urging the Protection of Students of Color and Students with Disabilities, And Their Data


Cody Venzke is a Policy Counsel for CDT’s Equity in Civic Technology Project, where he works to ensure that education agencies and other civic institutions use technology responsibly and...

Sep 22, 2021

Margaret Kaplan_How Landlords Use Algorithms to Weed Out Potential Renters


Margaret graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2003 and began her legal career with the Housing Preservation Project. She began her career as a community organizer, fighting for the rights of manufactured home community members with All Parks Alliance for Change. After law school,...

Sep 14, 2021


Justin Hendrix_What You Need to Know About Terrorism in DC_250

Justin Hendrix is CEO and Editor of Tech Policy Press, a new nonprofit media venture concerned with the intersection of technology and democracy. Previously, he was Executive Director of NYC Media Lab. He spent over a decade at The Economist in roles including Vice President, Business Development & Innovation. He is...