Protego Press Weekly Roundup

This week ends the spring season, and just like the weather the tech policy world is starting to heat up.  Be it Facebook’s new crypto currency Libra, Senator Josh Hawley’s new proposal to compel large tech companies to be politically neutral on content moderation, or the US government’s hearings on manipulated media, it’s a full […]

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Twitter’s Revised World Leader Policy is Still Sanctioned Bullying

Twitter is exploring ways to add a disclaimer or other context around Tweets from world leaders that break their terms of service but the company has chosen to leave up because of their supposed newsworthiness. Twitter’s head of legal, policy, and trust and safety, Vijaya Gadde explained: “One of the things we’re working really closely on with […]

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Can American Political Candidates Help Stop the Flood of Disinformation with a Pledge?

In the absence of better laws or solutions from tech platforms, it may be worth a try U.S. intelligence officials are already issuing warnings about foreign interference in American democracy ahead of what promises to be a bruising 2020 election cycle. Delivering a threat assessment to the Senate Intelligence Committee, Director of National Intelligence Dan […]

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Protego Weekly Roundup – January 8, 2019

Welcome back to Protego Press, and here’s to kicking off a fantastic 2019!  After an eventful 2018, we’re excited to continue to explore the intersection of technology and policy with you in the new year. Here are this week’s key headlines: Appointments in the Trump Administration.  After nearly two years of being vacant, the White […]

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