Expert: Whistleblower Frances Haugen says Facebook making online hate worse

Published: 27 October 2021

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen told British lawmakers that the social media giant stokes online hate and extremism, fails to protect children from harmful content and lacks any incentive to...

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

Published: 21 October 2021

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...

The House: Planes, trains and vaccines | CBC Radio

Published: 21 October 2021

October 9, 2021 | It seems like reining in the power of Big Tech is one of the few bipartisan issues these days. In the coming weeks, American lawmakers representing both major parties will be...

We have the regulatory tools we need to fix Facebook | Globe and Mail

Published: 15 October 2021

 October 14, 2021 | In this opinion piece, Max Bell School professor Taylor Owen, former Supreme Court chief justice Beverley McLachlin, and chair of the Canadian Citizens' Assembly on Democratic...

How to fix Facebook | Globe and Mail

Published: 6 October 2021

October 6, 2021 | In this episode of the Globe and Mail'sThe Decibel podcast, Max Bell School professor Taylor Owen speaks about harmful effects of Facebook's addictive nature and what we can do...

In the digital age, who has a right to be anonymous and whose information has a right to be secure? | The Globe and Mail

Published: 16 August 2021

August 13, 2021 |  "Anonymity is seen by many as an inherent right in the digital age. But is this right absolute?". In this op-ed in the Globe and Mail, Max Bell School Professor Taylor Owen takes...

Taylor Owen: China's dystopian digital future threatens us all | National Post

Published: 5 May 2021

August 7, 2021 | In this new National Post article, Max Bell School professor Taylor Owen argues that China's sweeping surveillance apparatus poses a threat to democracy the world over....

Canada shouldn’t turn away from the difficult task of regulating online speech | The Globe and Mail

Published: 28 June 2021

June 25, 2021 | How can policy strike the right balance between the protection of free speech and mitigating the impact of online hate? Professor Taylor Owen provides insight into this nuanced...

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