The Internet ends gatekeepers and increases transparency, which has world-altering effects — both good and bad.
President Trump is poised to sign an executive order that applies to social networks; its reasoning about Section 230 and public forums is not in line with judicial precedent.
Twitter fact-checks Trump, YouTube censors Chinese words, and Facebook reportedly declines to police polarization.
Zoom made the exact sort of post they needed to; then, an interview with Zeynep Tufekci about masks, media, and information ecology, and what it means if the techlash is over.
Twitter has a new policy to listen to experts about what content to limit; what happens, though, when experts are wrong?
Tech companies unite to fight misinformation, and potentially are working on tracking COVID-19. What tradeoffs might that entail, and is it worth building capability and trusting in policy?
In a follow-up to Zero Trust Information, exploring the four types of information and how their value changes with time.
Cisco is selling chips, which is a fascinating example of the Conservation of Attractive Profits. Then, Twitter’s MoPub revenue is more than it seems.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced that the company would be setting up a team to pursue a more open alternative to social network; unfortunately, the time to do so was ten years ago.
Data portability is friendly to consumers, but it has very little to do with encouraging competition, at least relative to interoperability.