Social Media

Should Regulators Shame Companies into Compliance?

Naming and shaming can serve as a legitimate, efficient, and democratic regulatory approach.

Shame on You!

Scholar argues that shaming is an effective tool against violators of regulations.

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.”

Why Less Suicide Prediction on Social Media Is More

Facebook does not have a viable system to predict suicide in users.

Deep Fake News

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

Disinformation and the Threat to Democracy

Scholars argue for strengthening regulations of online political advertising.

Exposing Children on the Internet

Law student argues that recent European Union privacy regulation does not fully protect children.

Regulating Instagram Posts

Author argues that FTC disclosure rules may infringe upon endorsers’ right to free speech.

All Hands on Deck for Cybercrime Regulation

Scholar analyzes how traditional police regulation must change in the face of cybercrime.

Do Not Forget to Wear a Hat

EPA provides advice instead of regulation in the new nanny state.

Ditch the Flawed Legislative Proposal to Police Agency Communications

Provisions of the Senate’s Regulatory Accountability Act would do more harm than good.

We Are All Publicists Now

The last five years saw a fundamental shift in how the government interacts with the public.