Jennifer Holt examines the legal and cultural crises surrounding the regulation of data in “the cloud.” The complex landscape of laws and policies governing digital data are currently rife with unresolvable conflicts. The challenges of distributing and protecting digital data in a policy landscape that is simultaneously local, national, and global have created problems that often defy legal paradigms, national boundaries, and traditional geographies of control.
Danielle Keats Citron exposes the startling extent of personal cyber-attacks and proposes practical, lawful ways to prevent and punish online harassment.
At its best, the peer economy can reintegrate people who are defined out of the traditional workplace. At its worst, it exploits human labor and degrades human dignity.
Kate Crawford is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research (Social Media Collective) and a Visiting Professor at the MIT Center for Civic Media. She is currently working on a new book.
Steen examines the global media coverage of the July 22, 2011, attack in Norway, demonstrating that the news is not primarily about reporting what happened but about constructing narratives, performing event surgery, and assigning responsibility.
A proposed code of ethics for collaborative journalism in the digital age, the Open Park Code of Ethics and the Global Media Ethics Forum.
What about media and the law do citizens need to know when they publicly address legally challenging or dangerous topics?