Category Archives: Self-regulation
As a service to my readers at the end of this blog I reproduce the full text of s.230 of the Communications Decency Act, 1996 (CDA). All the bold and italics have been put there by me for emphasis. Count … Continue reading
Amazing statistics emerged last week courtesy of a body called WARC which presents itself as Your global authority on advertising and media effectiveness. WARC was publicising a study carried out by Verto Analytics according to which, between them, Google and Facebook account for 25% of … Continue reading
Turns out there is already a legal action underway concerning the position of moderators. It is being brought against Microsoft by two ex-employees. It will be interesting to see how the case pans out. Microsoft has almost always been a leader … Continue reading
See the latest edition of the Cyber Policy Journal and an article entitled: ” The Internet of Toys – the impact on children of a connected environment.” It’s an interview with me.
Strange coincidence. Following on from my post about moderation which went up yesterday morning I learned that in the afternoon BBC Radio 4 also ran a piece on the same subject. It was on The Media Show. Sarah Roberts – whom … Continue reading
I have just finished reading The Secret Rule of the Internet. It is an extremely interesting and insightful account of the realities of how moderation works in practice within large social media companies. It is rather long but that appears to reflect the considerable … Continue reading