Yale Law School Events

Week of July 26, 2020

July 24 Friday

Virtual Cyber Policy Talk: Regulating Algorithmic Amplification: What Does It Mean?

  • 12:00PM to 1:00PM
  • Zoom

 A common refrain in platform regulation discussions is that platforms may not be responsible for what users say, but they are responsible for their own amplification of harmful content. In response, lawmakers around the world have considered regulating the algorithms that power things like YouTube's recommendations or Facebook's news feed. In this discussion, Daphne Keller will informally discuss and solicit feedback for early stage work assessing what such regulation might look like, whether it could achieve its intended goals, and how the First Amendment factors in. 

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