Juan Londoño

Juan Londoño
Policy Analyst
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Juan Londoño is a policy analyst focusing on augmented and virtual reality at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. Prior to joining ITIF, Juan worked as a tech & innovation policy analyst at the American Action Forum, where his research focused on antitrust, content moderation, AR/VR, and the gaming economy. Juan holds an M.A. in Economics from George Mason University and a B.A. in Government & International Relations from the Universidad Externado de Colombia.

Recent Publications

April 28, 2022

While scrutiny of metaverse platforms is essential to ensure a safe, equitable, and inclusive environment, policymakers should be cautious of rushing to regulate the metaverse, such as by eroding intermediary liability protections or restricting the use of “algorithms” because allowing platforms the freedom to experiment and innovate will best position them to address new challenges.

March 17, 2022

Platforms will have to deal with two difficult questions when moderating content. First, what is the right balance between user safety and user privacy? Second, what is the right balance between accuracy and speed in content removal?

March 3, 2022

The VR market is a relatively young market with rapidly changing conditions and multiple competitors trying to establish their name.

Recent Events and Presentations

July 19, 2022

As the metaverse continues to grow and mature, social extended reality (XR) may eventually become the new standard for online interaction.