Tag: freedom-of-expression

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www.nrc.nl > Marleen Stikker and Sander van der Waal
Politiek moet eindelijk Big Tech mores leren
15 jan. 2021 - Internet: Het beschaafd houden van conversaties tussen mensen kunnen we niet uitbesteden aan technologie en enkele multimiljardairs, schrijven Marleen Stikker en Sander van der Waal.
 · algorithmic-regulation · antitrust · big-tech · content-moderation · decentralization · democracy · deplatforming · disinformation · freedom-of-expression · parler · public-domain · public-spaces · public-values · safe-harbor

locusmag.com > Cory Doctorow
7 sep. 2020 - You’ve probably heard of “open source software.” If you pay at­tention to the politics of this stuff, you might have heard of “free software” and even know a little about the ethical debate underpin­ning the war of words between these two labels. I’ve been involved since the last century, but even I never really understood what’s going on in the background until recently.
 · copyright · drm · fair-use · free-software · freedom · freedom-of-expression · google · intellectual-property · interoperability · monopolies · open-source · patents · power · standardization · switching-costs · trademarks

www.eff.org > Jillian C. York and Svea Windwehr
One Database to Rule Them All: The Invisible Content Cartel that Undermines the Freedom of Expression Online
27 aug. 2020 - Every year, millions of images, videos and posts that allegedly contain terrorist or violent extremist content are removed from social media platforms like YouTube, Facebook, or Twitter. A key force behind these takedowns is the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT), an industry-led initiative that seeks to “prevent terrorists and violent extremists from exploiting digital platforms.” And unfortunately, GIFCT has the potential to have a massive (and disproportionate) negative impact on the freedom of expression of certain communities.
 · anti-terrorism · censorship · content-moderation · false-positives · freedom-of-expression · gifct · islamophobia · machine-learning · youtube