Deplatforming far-right conspiracists and extremists from mainstream social media platforms has proven to be an effective short-term solution to the United States' "information disorder," but a broader strategy is necessary in the long-term fight against disinformation.
February 3, 2021 From The Latest on Southeast Asia New variants of the Covid-19 virus which emerged in the United Kingdom and South Africa seem to be spreading more quickly than previous strains in Southeast Asia.
January 7, 2021 From The Latest on Southeast Asia As 2021 dawns, the coronavirus pandemic continues to develop in Southeast Asia. Many countries are preparing to receive their first vaccine shipments, and a few have already started distributing them. Meanwhile, the virus is rebounding in many parts of the region.
December 29, 2020
| William Crumpler From Technology Policy Blog Criticisms of GoDaddy's recent holiday bonus phishing test are misplaced. This sort of scam is exactly the kind of tactic that cybercriminals would use, and refusing to engage with those threats only make workers and companies more vulnerable.
It is almost universally believed that the United States and China are locked in a strategic competition of epic proportions. But in many areas of social significance, both the US and China are not number-one.
December 21, 2020 From Technology Policy Blog The rise of AI and machine learning has spurred a reimagination of the role of data analysis, targeted advertising, and voter engagement strategies at large in American political campaigns, but they nonetheless face an uncertain regulatory future.
Amid the global recession and ultra-low interest rates in advanced economies, investors have increasingly turned to China – the only major economy projected to grow in 2020 – for returns. To encourage foreign investment, Chinese...