Regulate Tech
Regulate Tech #35: Is anonymity disappearing?

Regulate Tech #35: Is anonymity disappearing?

October 22, 2021

In this episode we discuss anonymity, pseudonyms and identity in social media - where we are heading and why, and what the value of anonymity could be. 

 

Participants: possibly Richard Allan, maybe Nicklas Berild Lundblad

Regulate Tech #34: Chocolate or cigarettes

Regulate Tech #34: Chocolate or cigarettes

October 15, 2021

If social media is a habit, which kind of habit is it - tobacco or sugar? And how should the kind of habit something is influence how we regulate it? Listen in to hear us discuss diets, norms, bans and nudges, dissemination and discovery as the basis of how to start thinking creatively about social media regulation. 

Regulate Tech #33: The institutional option - GNI, GIFCT and the FB Oversight Board

Regulate Tech #33: The institutional option - GNI, GIFCT and the FB Oversight Board

October 8, 2021

In this episode we discuss when decision making should be shifted from companies to third parties, government and regulators. Who decides what? And when? With examples from tech policy we try to figure out where the debate is heading today. 

 

Participants: Richard Allan, Nicklas Berild Lundblad

Regulate Tech #32: You are in the news! On press and public policy

Regulate Tech #32: You are in the news! On press and public policy

October 2, 2021

In this episode we discuss how comms, press and policy interact, what to watch out for, common mistakes and the changing landscape of tech in media. Listen in!

 

Participants: Richard Allan, Nicklas Berild Lundblad

Regulate Tech #31: The Budapest Convention and What‘s Next

Regulate Tech #31: The Budapest Convention and What‘s Next

September 11, 2021

In this episode we are discussing the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime and the recently proposed UN convention as well -- what can we learn from the 20 years since the original Budapest convention launched and why should we be engaged in the work the UN now seems to be undertaking with very little public attention paid to it? How should we approach issues related to new crimes, new evidence and cross-border cooperation between law enforcement agencies? 

https://www.coe.int/en/web/cybercrime/the-budapest-convention

https://www.hrw.org/news/2021/08/13/cybercrime-dangerous-new-un-treaty-could-be-worse-rights

Participants: Richard Allan, Nicklas Berild Lundblad 

Regulate Tech #30: In The Hot Seat -How Do You Survive A Hearing?

Regulate Tech #30: In The Hot Seat -How Do You Survive A Hearing?

September 4, 2021

In this episode we discuss hearings, what goes on behind the curtains and how you can survive - but never win - a hearing. Tune in to learn about different parliaments and the tricks of the trade! 

 

Participants: Richard Allan, Nicklas Berild Lundblad

Regulate Tech #29: Transparency - how, who, and for what?

Regulate Tech #29: Transparency - how, who, and for what?

August 27, 2021

This episode is dedicated to digging deeper on transparency from first principles. How should we understand the increasing demands on transparency and the different legislative proposals? What does transparency really mean and what are the design dimensions of transparency? 

 

Participants: Richard Allan, Nicklas Berild Lundblad

Regulate Tech #28:Network Neutrality Nostalgia

Regulate Tech #28:Network Neutrality Nostalgia

August 15, 2021

One of the most heated and interesting debates about tech policy for the early Internet was embodied in the idea of network neutrality. In this episode we discuss the past, present and future of network neutrality, incumbents vs challengers, zero-rating and how we should think about network neutrality now. 

 

Participants: Richard Allan, Nicklas Berild Lundblad

Regulate Tech #27: How Much For That Spyware In The Window?

Regulate Tech #27: How Much For That Spyware In The Window?

August 6, 2021

In this season opener we discuss governments surveillance, NSO, scanning phones for illegal materials, Enchrochat, Anom and much more! What limits should we look for when we think about government surveillance and how can such limits be implemented and enforced? 

 

Participants: Richard Allan, Nicklas Berild Lundblad

Regulate Tech #26: Summer reading!  (Season Ending)

Regulate Tech #26: Summer reading! (Season Ending)

July 9, 2021

In this, the season's last episode, we recommend some summer reading. The full list below! We will be back third week of August! 

 

Participants: Richard Allan, Nicklas Berild Lundblad

 

The list: 

Alan Rusbridger Breaking the News

Gary Klein Sources of Power

Jonathan Haidt The Righteous Mind

Julia Galef The Scout Mindset

Dunbar et al, Thinking Big

China Mieville The City and The City

John Connolly The Dirty South 

David Spiegelhalter, Art of Statistics

Jill Lepore If Then

Stephen Coleman How Voters Feel

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