Tech Platforms

Internet Sleuthing 2.0: Standards for Digital Open Source Investigations

Author and human rights advocate Alexa Koenig explains how the Berkeley Protocol will empower the next generation of human rights defenders.

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Introducing a New Cyber Sleuthing Manual for Students

With help from Digital Impact, the Human Rights Center at UC-Berkeley is working to standardize digital open source information for criminal and human rights investigations.

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A New Approach to Solving the Paradox of Platform Neutrality

Two architects of Ethos, a new suite of tools from GlobalGiving, explain how empathy can help to address the paradox of platform neutrality.

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Platform Neutrality is Dead. Long Live Empathy.

GlobalGiving established a collaboration of more than 100 peers invested in this conversation. The verdict is in: neutrality doesn’t work.

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Alix Guerrier, GlobalGiving

How can online platforms be held accountable for not doing enough to remove harmful content? Alix Guerrier and GlobalGiving have a plan.

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#RaceTechCS Twitter Chat

Activists, scholars, and policy experts discuss how tech contributes to inequity and offer ways to build a more resilient civil society.

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Metrics are Driving Disinformation

Prioritizing news distribution over reporting makes journalists and platforms active participants in spreading misinformation.

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Is the Jury Still Out on Zoom?

Overreliance on platforms like Zoom could result in a further loss of rights for those adversely affected by predictive tech and the digital divide.

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A New Class of the ‘Tech Left-Behind’

A recent report suggests that while technology today is advantageous for some, the culture behind it debases the core tenets of human dignity.

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Facing the Challenge of an Evolving Digital Civil Space

Access Now’s Digital Security Helpline is helping to build people-first digital infrastructures, one content moderation request at a time.

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