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Neil Young’s dispute with Spotify over Joe Rogan increases pressure on streamer to monitor content | The Globe and Mail

Published: 1Feb2022

January 31, 2022 | With Spotify navigating the fallout from Neil Young’s dispute with the company over podcaster Joe Rogan, the audio-streaming giant is under increasing pressure to join other...

"Discriminating Data" Book Discussion with Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

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Join Centre for Media, Technology & Democracy Research Director, Sonja Solomun for a discussion with Wendy Hui Kyong Chun about her newly published book/maxbellschoolCategory: Public lectures...

Children & Youth Technology Policy | Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy

Published: 16Nov2021

Over the last year, the Max Bell School's Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy been building out a research program on kids & tech to explore a range of policy implications related to...

Taylor Owen on What the Latest Facebook Revelations Mean for Canada’s Online Harms Legislative Plans | The Law Bytes Podcast

Published: 21Oct2021

October 18, 2021 | Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen's damning revelations about the harms caused by Facebook and its suite of other social media platforms have spurred American policymakers to...

Experts: Ottawa tested facial recognition on millions of travellers at Toronto’s Pearson airport

Published: 22Jul2021

The federal government quietly tested facial recognition technology on millions of unsuspecting travellers at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport in 2016. The six-month initiative, meant to...

Americans are super-spreaders of COVID-19 misinformation | McGill Newsroom

Published: 26Apr2021

April 6, 2021| The mis- and dis-information that fills many corners of the American media ecosystem is having an affect on Canadians' perceptions of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research...

Platform Responsibility and Regulation in Canada | Jolt Digest

Published: 18Mar2021

This new research from Sonja Solomun, Maryna Polataiko, and Helen A. Hayes of the Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy delves into key considerations for the regulation of internet platforms...

Regulating the Internet: Can Canadian Democracy Survive Big Tech?

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A recent spate of high-profile incidents, including the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, have brought to light the threats to democracy posed by our digital landscape./maxbellschoolCategory:...

New report on protecting democratic expression online | Public Policy Forum

Published: 3Feb2021

Supported by the Max Bell School's Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy, the Canadian Commission on Democratic Expression has released a new report detailing six recommendations to enable...

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