This issue brief is designed to help all stakeholders make informed and rights-respecting choices and provides key information and guidance about algorithms in the K-12 context for education practitioners, school districts, policymakers, developers, and families.
CDT proposes some fundamental principles that should inform future EU policymaking. While the concerns behind several new policy initiatives are legitimate, policy initiatives must be very carefully crafted so as not to harm free expression, access to information, and innovation and entrepreneurship on the internet.
CDT dealt a “one-two punch” today to the U.S. government’s efforts to shield from judicial scrutiny surveillance practices that could violate the law and the U.S. Constitution. We filed a brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Jewel v. NSA and published a report that demonstrates the extent to which other countries describe their own bulk cable interception practices.
For those who watch competition policy issues closely, there’s an exciting Senate Judiciary Committee event coming up later this month: the heads of the two federal antitrust agencies will testify in an oversight hearing. With all the attention on big tech and antitrust, this one could be interesting.
The case of Harvard freshman Ismail Ajjawi’s visa being revoked is deservedly receiving national attention. It is outrageous and unacceptable that this student would have to answer for the online activity of others, and potentially be denied entry because of such activity. However, this is the predictable and natural consequence of the President’s demand that immigrants face “extreme vetting” and the federal government’s decision to include social media screening as a part of this mandate.