Why Social Media Companies Aren’t Liable for Abuse on Their Platforms

Posted by Arthur Chu on Mar 18, 2016 in Internet Policy, Online Harassment
Why Social Media Companies Aren’t Liable for Abuse on Their Platforms

When policymakers decided to be “neutral” and let the logic of the market and human nature take its course, they inevitably empowered the worst actors at the expense of everyone else.

Why Online Anonymity is Critical for Women

Posted by Sara Baker on Mar 11, 2016 in Internet Policy, Online Harassment
Why Online Anonymity is Critical for Women

When it comes to online violence against women, anonymity is a tricky subject. While many people think anonymity is to blame for widespread Internet harassment, anonymity is also a valuable aspect of being able to participate equally online.