March 2 Tuesday

Beyond Data Ownership; Ignacio Cofone, McGill University

12:00PM to 1:30PM

Online

Data ownership proposals are widely misunderstood, aim at the wrong goal, and would be self-defeating if implemented. The Article shows, first, that data ownership proposals do not argue for the bundle of ownership rights that exists over property at common law. Instead, they focus on transferring rights over personal information through consent.  

March 8 Monday

Alternative Regulatory Responses to Misinformation; Panel 1

12:00PM to 1:30PM

Online

Around the world, an increasing number of governments are responding to the threat posed by misinformation by passing repressive criminal content restrictions prohibiting the spread of "fake news". This trend has intensified with the current pandemic. But while international human rights standards are clear regarding the problems associated with broad criminal restrictions prohibiting the spread of misinformation, defining an appropriate regulatory response is more challenging.

March 10 Wednesday

Alternative Regulatory Responses to Misinformation; Panel 2

12:00PM to 1:30PM

Online

Around the world, an increasing number of governments are responding to the threat posed by misinformation by passing repressive criminal content restrictions prohibiting the spread of "fake news". This trend has intensified with the current pandemic. But while international human rights standards are clear regarding the problems associated with broad criminal restrictions prohibiting the spread of misinformation, defining an appropriate regulatory response is more challenging.

March 12 Friday

Alternative Regulatory Responses to Misinformation; Panel 3

12:00PM to 1:30PM

Online

Around the world, an increasing number of governments are responding to the threat posed by misinformation by passing repressive criminal content restrictions prohibiting the spread of "fake news". This trend has intensified with the current pandemic. But while international human rights standards are clear regarding the problems associated with broad criminal restrictions prohibiting the spread of misinformation, defining an appropriate regulatory response is more challenging.

March 19 Friday

THE CRISIS OF THE PRESS AND DEMOCRACY: SAVING THE PRESS FUNCTION; Yale Law School Abrams Institute for Free Expression and Information Society Project

12:00PM to 4:30PM

Online

Register here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-crisis-of-the-press-and-democracy-saving-the-press-function-tickets-137463273351

March 19, 2021 12:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. (EST)

The Press that Citizens Need

What kind of journalism do we need to support our democratic government?  Who structures our public democratic conversation?

March 20 Saturday

THE CRISIS OF THE PRESS AND DEMOCRACY: SAVING THE PRESS FUNCTION; Yale Law School Abrams Institute for Free Expression and Information Society Project

12:00PM to 4:30PM

Online

Register here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-crisis-of-the-press-and-democracy-saving-the-press-function-tickets-137463273351

March 19, 2021 12:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. (EST)

The Press that Citizens Need

What kind of journalism do we need to support our democratic government?  Who structures our public democratic conversation?

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