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Center on Science & Technology Policy Publication Archives


June 15, 2021
The U.S. Needs a New Licensing Policy for Chinese Companies – Lawfare

June 11, 2021
To Fight Online Misinformation, Criminalize Voter Suppression – Wired

June 9, 2021
Section 230: A Typology of Platform Power – CPI Antitrust Chronicle

June 1, 2021
Well-Intentioned Section 230 Reform Could Entrench the Power of Big Tech – Slate

April 9, 2021
Duke Students Contribute Chapter to the Lewis Latimer Plan for Digital Equity and Inclusion – National Urban League Report

March 19, 2021
How to Increase Transparency for Political Ads on Social Media – Brookings

March 8, 2021
The Political Advertising Blackbox Must Be Destroyed – Wired Magazine

March 2, 2021
The Technology 202: New Duke paper calls Washington to increase transparency around online political ads – Washington Post

March 2, 2021
Breaking Blackout Black Boxes – Policy Brief from the Center on Science & Technology Policy

February 19, 2021
A Sharper, Shrewder U.S. Policy for Chinese Tech Firms – Foreign Affairs

January 12, 2021
“Bloomberg: Balance of Power” focuses on the intersection of politics and global business. As the House moves forward on impeachment, President Trump says it’s causing a lot of anger. – Bloomberg

January 11, 2021
If there are more aggressive speech restrictions I see that as being quite problematic: Fmr. Facebook Policy Director – Yahoo Finance



December 26, 2020
Anti-Facebook agitators see their moment under Biden – Politico

December 16, 2020
Big Tech and Antitrust – A Path Forward – Wall Street Journal

October 27, 2020
Five Ways to Address Online Speech Problems Without Gutting the Law That Created Today’s Internet – Slate

October 26, 2020
Section 230: A Reform Agenda for the Next Administration – DayOne Project

September 13, 2020
Governments Shouldn’t Choose the News in Your Feed – Wired

September 4, 2020
Facebook’s Pre–Election Day Ban on Political Ads Will Likely Suppress Important Speech – Slate

August 7, 2020
Welcome to the ‘splinternet’: Trump adds to fractures in worldwide web – NBC News

August 5, 2020
Fighting disinformation: The dangers of fake news in the age of mass information – ABC 11

July 29, 2020
‘Company felt it tried to do its best to improve its privacy practices’ – Channel 4 News

July 16, 2020
Should Facebook Pick a Side? – ProMarket

July 15, 2020
How TikTok’s Departure From Hong Kong Could Become a Win for China – SLATE

July 14, 2020
For U.S. tech firms, doing business in Hong Kong is suddenly a whole lot riskier – The Washington Post

July 7, 2020
China’s crackdown in Hong Kong raises fears the great internet firewall could expand – NBC News

May 22, 2020
The Apple-Google Contact Tracing System Won’t Work. It Still Deserves Praise. – Slate

March 24, 2020
Social media data could greatly aid in tracking COVID-19 worldwide – Roll Call

March 23, 2020
How to Unlock Telemedicine on Such a Large Scale – The Hill

March 19, 2020
Information Sharing During an Epidemic: Policies and Best Practices –

February 18, 2020
Facebook Banned Bogus NC News Page. But It’s Only a Droplet in ‘Tidal Wave’ of Fakery – The News & Observer

January 21, 2020
Internet Freedom 10 Years In – Lawfare



December 27, 2019
Social Media and the 2020 Elections, Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 – Spectrum News

December 3, 2019
How Can Social Media Pave The Way For Better Political Speech? – WUNC State of Things

November 16, 2019
Four Ways to Fix Social Media’s Political Ads Problem — Without Banning Them – New York Times

October 15, 2019
Doing Business in China: What the NBA Can Learn from Big Tech – Lawfare

October 17, 2019
New Duke University center to focus on science, technology policy – WRAL TechWire

October 15, 2019
Former Facebook Global Policy Expert to Lead Tech Policy Initiative at Duke – Duke Sanford School of Public Policy