November 2020

September 2020

  • WIII completes a submission to the Indian Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on its the Proposed Non-Personal Data Governance Framework.
  • WIII hosts a talk by Ron Deibert, Director of the Citizen Lab at the Munk Centre for Internet Studies, University of Toronto.
  • WIII hosts a talk by Jessica Dheere, the Director of Ranking Digital Rights.

July 2020

  • WIII completes a submission to the Federal Institute of Telecommunications of Mexico public consultation on the Draft Guidelines for Traffic Management and Network Administration for concessionaires and authorized Internet Service Providers.
  • WIII hosts two sessions at RightsCon 2020, on the global impacts of content moderation, and on coordinating international advocacy efforts to against abusive facial recognition systems.
  • WIII issues a call for proposals for its white paper series on novel regulatory responses to misinformation.

June 2020

  • Michael Karanicolas contributed a minority statement to the final report of the ICANN Accountability and Transparency Review Team.
  • Michael Karanicolas participated in a Facebook Live chat with BoloBhi to discuss ongoing challenges to digital rights in Pakistan.

April 2020

  • WIII hosts a talk by Liz Woolery, Deputy Director of the Free Expression Project at the Center for Democracy and Technology.

February 2020

  • WIII publishes a commentary on the problems with Pakistan's proposed Citizens Protection (Against Online Harm) Rules.
  • WIII hosts a talk by Chuck Roslof, Legal Counsel at the Wikimedia Foundation.
  • WIII hosts a talk by Jacob Rogers Senior Legal Counsel at the Wikimedia Foundation.

December 2019

  • WIII hosts a talk by Brett Soloman, Executive Director of AccessNow.

November 2019

  • WIII publishes a commentary which raises serious concerns over the implementation of Uganda’s National ID program.
  • WIII hosts a talk by Josh Braun of UMass Amherst.

September 2019

  • WIII hosts a talk by Alan Z. Rozenshtein of the University of Minnesota Law School.

May 2019

  • WIII begins publication of essay series, “New Controversies in Intermediary Liability Law.”

April 2019

March 2019

February 2019

  • WIII Fellow Tiffany Li gave a keynote talk, “The Great Firewall: China’s Internet Norms,” for #AsiaX series by the Asia Society Policy Institute.
  • WIII Fellow Tiffany Li taught a workshop, “Data Ethics 101,” for the Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking, Yale University.
  • WIII Fellow Tiffany Li presented Importing the Right to Explanation, a paper, at the Seattle University GDPR Symposium.
  • WIII hosted a presentation on “Confiding in Con Men: U.S. Privacy Law, the GDPR, and Information Fiduciaries” by Lindsey Barrett, Staff Attorney and Clinical Teaching Fellow, Institute for Public Representation, Georgetown University Law Center.

January 2019

  • WIII hosted “Intermediaries and Private Speech Regulation: A Transatlantic Dialogue,” an intensive academic workshop at Yale Law School. The attached report is available on the ISP website.

December 2018

November 2018

October 2018

September 2018

  • WIII hosted “Intermediary Liability and Private Speech Regulation: A Transatlantic Dialogue,” an academic workshop featuring leading scholars from the U.S. and E.U., with support from Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society.
  • WIII hosted an ISP Ideas Lunch, “How the EU Shapes the Internet: A Case of Copyright and Data Protection,” featuring Professors Martin Husovec (Tilburg University) and Joris van Hoboken (Vrije Universiteit Brussels).
  • Li taught a reading group for Yale Law School students, on “The Changing Right to Privacy.” This one-credit course provided an opportunity for students to learn about legal issues related to privacy, particularly related to Internet intermediaries. The syllabus is available.

August 2018

June 2018

  • WIII published an extensive report on findings from “Beyond Intermediary Liability: The Future of Online Platforms.” This report is available online as an educational resource for the public.

May 2018

April 2018

March 2018

February 2018

January 2018

  • WIII Fellow Tiffany Li moderated the “Internet Speech: Truth, Trust, Transparency, & Tribalism” panel for the State of the Net conference
  • WIII Fellow Tiffany Li discussed the monkey selfie on the “Is Copyright for Humans Only?” panel at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society
  • WIII Fellow Tiffany Li spoke on the “Fake News, Free Speech, and Foreign Influence: The Smart Way the United States Can Combat Disinformation” panel at an event convened by Human Rights First.
  • WIII Fellow Tiffany Li was featured in “Information Intermediaries in a Nutshell,” an episode of the TechFreedom Tech Policy Podcast.
  • WIII Fellow Tiffany Li was featured in “Artificial Intelligence—A Survey of the Policy Landscape,” episode 113 of the Washingtech Policy Podcast.
  • WIII Fellow Tiffany Li was quoted in an article for Voice of America (Chinese Language Edition),「机器人,假新闻,国家炮制的伪信息:互联网上你应知之事」(“Robots, Fake News, Country-Made False Information: Things You Should Know on the Internet”), on “fake news” and online disinformation. 

December 2017

  • WIII launched the WIII Twitter account to share news and information about online intermediaries and begin to develop a network of interested followers.
  • WIII Fellow Tiffany Li was interviewed for WBAL Baltimore, on consumer privacy and technology ethics.

November 2017

October 2017

  • WIII Fellow Tiffany Li was a panelist on “New ISP Initiatives” panel at the ISP 20thAnniversary Reunion, where she introduced WIII to the greater ISP community.
  • WIII Fellow Tiffany Li was the featured presenter at an ISP Ideas Talk, where she introduced WIII to the Yale Law School community.
  • WIII Fellow Tiffany Li was a panelist on “Navigating Disruptive Technologies,” at the American Bar Association Intellectual Property Law West Conference, where she discussed and promoted WIII’s work.

September 2017

  • ISP selected Tiffany Li as the inaugural WIII Fellow.