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Sep 30, 2022

Tech sector asks Fifth Circuit to stop Texas’s social media law from taking effect


The State of Texas’s social media law which stops tech companies from taking down hate speech and misleading information has reached the Fifth Circuit in a motion that this organization – WashingTech – has participated...

Sep 26, 2022

Mark Brennan: Sephora (Privacy Case Study)

In late August, the California Attorney General’s office issued its first public, monetary penalty against cosmetics giant Sephora, for violating the California Privacy and Protection Act (CCPA), which went into effect in 2018 and is one of several state-level privacy laws

Sep 23, 2022

Hey everybody, I’m Joe Miller and here’s what’s going on in the world of tech law & policy. 


ADL Report: Spotify has a white supremacist problem

References to Hitler, Pepe the Frog, Tucker Carlson talking about the “great replacement” anti-immigration theory — it looks like songs that contain them...

Sep 19, 2022

Spandana Singh: Content Moderation Beyond the US

Social media platforms have played a central role in recent crises in the U.S., such as the Capitol Hill insurrection of 2021, and in Europe, such as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. These developments underscore the power that unelected, big technology companies wield on...

Sep 17, 2022

Hey everybody, I’m Joe Miller and here’s what’s going on in the world of online safety and free speech this week.


Sen. Wyden: CBP has massive trove of American’s cellphone data


Senator Ron Wyden sent a letter to Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Chris Magnus on Thursday revealing that CBP has a...