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Creativity & Innovation

Why Are Creators Paying for TikTok’s Mistake?

TikTok is an app that makes it easy for people to make short lip-synching videos, which unsurprisingly makes it a goldmine of creativity and memes. TikTok recently got in hot water with the Federal Trade Commission because it failed to comply with Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). COPPA requires...

AI and Human Rights Symposium

EFF's Tech Projects Director, Dr. Jeremy Gillula, will be participating on a panel discussing the implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on free speech. From the event description: ICT companies increasingly use automated systems to flag illegal or inappropriate content. Because the number of posts potentially linked to terrorist content, hate...

LibrePlanet: Australia's decryption law and free software

Australia passed a law saying it can order anyone, in broad and vague circumstances, to give secret help to the Australian government in decrypting some information. Even people outside Australia can supposedly be ordered to do this. What should the free software community do to defend itself from this threat...

Why the Debate Over Privacy Can't Rely on Tech Giants

Ever since the Cambridge Analytica scandal last summer, consumer data privacy has been a hot topic in Congress. The witness table has been dominated by the biggest platforms, with those in lockstep with the tech giants earning the vast majority of attention. However, this week marked the first time that...


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