Democracy, Disinformation, AI, and Platform Regulation

2021-02-12 - 1 minute read

On January 27, 2021, The CSAIL Computing and Society CoR and the MIT Internet Policy Research Initiative held an IAP workshop that explored the technical, legal, and cultural factors that shape Internet speech and evaluated the various calls to change either the technical, legal, or organizational framework that governs Internet speech today.

Watch the event recording below:

Speaking in the IAP were:

  • Daniel Weitzner, Founding Director of MIT IPRI and 3Com Founders Principal Research Scientist at MIT CSAIL
  • Una-May O’Reilly, Principal Research Scientist and leader of the AnyScale Learning For All (ALFA) group at CSAIL
  • Deb Roy, Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT, where he directs the MIT Center for Constructive Communication and is Executive Director of the MIT Media Lab
  • Kathleen Carley, Professor in the School of Computer Science in the department at Carnegie Mellon University
  • Ethan Zuckerman, Professor of public policy, communication and information at UMass Amherst
  • Karen Kornbluh, Senior Fellow and Director, Digital Innovation and Democracy Initiative
  • Colin Crowell, Former Vice President of Global Public Policy at Twitter
  • R. David Edelman, Director, Project on Technology, Economy & National Security MIT IPRI