Technology

Understand the Internet’s Most Important Law Before Changing It

To determine whether to modify liability protection for internet companies, more information will be needed.

Put the Phone Down

Scholar argues that the government should regulate app developers to prevent technology addiction.

Reforming the FCC’s Captioned Telephone Service Program

The FCC ought to consider new approaches to setting rates for captioned telephone service providers.

Creating a Right to Disconnect

Scholar recommends regulatory protections that would limit electronic correspondence after the workday.

Using Machine Learning to Improve the U.S. Government

Governmental use of artificial intelligence can fit well within existing administrative law constraints.

Regulatory Solutions for Personalized Pricing

Scholars consider methods for regulating individualized prices based on personal data.

Correcting a Persistent Myth About the Law that Created the Internet

Scholar argues that section 230 of the Communications Decency Act applies to internet platforms regardless of their “neutrality.”

Curbing Ticket Bots

GAO describes potential solutions to limit the use of automated software in the ticket marketplace.

Deep Fake News

Scholars argue that video and audio fabrications could threaten modern government but lack satisfactory regulatory solutions.

Are Online Agreements Readable?

Regulators may need to protect consumers from unreadable online contracts and privacy policies.

Sex Workers Fight for Safe Conditions After Being Taken Offline

A new law targets online sex trafficking, but critics worry about the consequences for sex workers’ safety.

Smart Algorithmic Change Requires a Collaborative Political Process

A groundbreaking algorithm designed to optimize school start times meets fierce community resistance.