stories from August 12th, 2020
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Monday

12:05 It Doesn't Make Sense To Treat Ads The Same As User Generated Content (29)

Friday

12:00 Social Media Critics Ignore Rest of Internet (61)

Wednesday

12:00 Digital Technology As Accelerant: Growth And Genocide In Myanmar (2)

Monday

10:39 Section 230 Isn't Why Omegle Has Awful Content, And Getting Rid Of 230 Won't Change That (12)

Friday

12:00 Revisiting The Common Law Liability Of Online Intermediaries Before Section 230 (10)

Wednesday

10:44 Moderate Globally, Impact Locally (31)
09:09 Welcome To The Techdirt Tech Policy Greenhouse: Content Moderation Edition (0)
13:39 That's A Wrap On Techdirt Greenhouse, Privacy Edition (3)

Tuesday

13:30 Techdirt Podcast Episode 249: The Greenhouse Privacy Wrapup (0)
12:00 Unbridled Surveillance Will Not Save Us From COVID-19 (5)
12:00 The Most Important Privacy Case You've Never Heard Of (10)

Friday

12:00 Privacy Questions Raised By Distance Learning (10)

Wednesday

12:30 Is Data Privacy A Privilege? The Racial Implications Of Technology Based Tools In Government (4)

Monday

12:00 It's Long Past Time To Encrypt The Entire DNS (27)

Wednesday

12:00 Why Using Cellphones To Trace The Pandemic Won't Save Black Lives (12)

Monday

12:00 Can You Build A Privacy Law That Doesn't Create Privacy Trolls? (14)

Friday

12:00 The Pandemic And The Evolution Of Health Care Privacy (8)

Wednesday

12:00 Interoperability And Privacy: Squaring The Circle (15)

Monday

12:00 Protecting Privacy While Promoting Innovation And Competition (14)

Friday

12:00 Coronavirus Surveillance Is Far Too Important, And Far Too Dangerous, To Be Left Up To The Private Sector (21)

Wednesday

12:00 Many Think Internet Privacy Is Lost, But That's Because You Can't Sue Anyone Who Violates It (12)

Monday

12:30 Giving People Property Rights In Data Will Not Solve Privacy, But... (12)

Friday

13:27 Can You Protect Privacy If There's No Real Enforcement Mechanism? (15)
09:00 Fighting The Free Speech Digital Divide Requires Interoperability and Privacy Protection (6)

Thursday

12:30 'Big Tech' Blinders Let Other Privacy Violators Off The Hook (14)
09:00 Ron Wyden: It's Time Congress Helped Americans Protect Their Privacy (14)

Wednesday

13:00 In Search Of A Grand Unified Theory Of Free Expression And Privacy (10)
11:00 Our First Greenhouse Topic: Privacy (25)
09:00 Introducing The Tech Policy Greenhouse: Let's Have Thoughtful Conversations About The Biggest Tech Policy Challenges (20)
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