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The Internet has had quite a few declarations of independence and calls for personal freedom over the years. But glaringly absent has been any real consideration of personal responsibilities or community obligations.
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November 18, 2021
The Internet has had quite a few declarations of independence and calls for personal freedom over the years. But glaringly absent has been any real consideration of personal responsibilities or community obligations.
November 18, 2021
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a panel discussion about how online ads work, what data they use, how they deliver value for advertisers and consumers, and what kinds of technological developments are changing the nature of targeted online advertising.
November 16, 2021
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a panel to discuss the ins and outs of Article 22, its purpose, its flaws, and whether it is fit for purpose in the digital age. The outputs of the discussion will be fed back to the Minister for Digital and Culture as part of the Government’s formal consultation for the new National Data Strategy.
November 9, 2021
ITIF hosted a discussion on how Congress and social media platforms can balance free speech and harm reduction in the regulation and moderation of political speech online.
November 2, 2021
Online ads support the vast array of free apps and content on the Internet. Advertisers can use ad networks to deliver relevant ads to users through two primary methods: contextual ads and personalized ads.
November 2, 2021
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a panel discussion exploring how European businesses use digital advertising to generate growth, the structure of Europe’s market for online ads, and the contributions of targeted ads to the EU’s digital transformation.
October 26, 2021
A close look at an FTC staff report on the privacy practices of six major U.S. ISPs shows not only that the FTC has misrepresented the online risks consumers face from ISPs, but that the FTC has a fundamental and unjustified bias against online data collection and targeted advertising.
October 4, 2021
Facebook has been actively investigating the potential negative impacts of its platforms so it can build better products. Congress should be encouraging this. But last week’s Senate hearing on what Facebook has learned about Instagram’s impact on teenage girls sent the opposite message.
September 29, 2021
Countries that value a rules-based global digital economy need to come together to enact new global data-management rules.
September 16, 2021
In a decision that will have far-reaching effects on the social media and online news landscape in Australia, the nation’s High Court ruled on September 8, 2021, that Australian media companies can be held liable for defamatory comments by users on their company’s social media posts.

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