Vice President, Technology Policy
New authorities are required to protect the public interest online. CAP is working on new, commonsense frameworks that create the capacity for effective, dynamic regulation of the online services Americans rely on every day.
CAP is working to protect freedom of expression online and create a healthier information ecosystem. From fighting online hate and disinformation to reinvesting in civic information infrastructure, CAP works in coalition to create thoughtful paths forward on pressing content policy issues.
Americans are harmed by exploitative and discriminatory technologies, facing extractive data practices, biased algorithms, invasive surveillance, and more. CAP is working to strengthen consumer protection laws and enforcement agencies to end predatory practices from technology companies.
CAP advances competition policies that support American workers, consumers, and small businesses, promoting equitable growth and dynamism in the internet economy.
The Technology Policy team works with a wide array of civil rights, technology policy, consumer protection, racial justice, and gender justice partners to advance a public interest internet.
A new report from the Center for American Progress endorses two bipartisan proposals to tackle anti-competitive actions by digital gatekeepers.
Congress has strong options to improve consumer choice today and support a more dynamic online economy tomorrow.
Efforts by the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice to revise merger guidelines offer an opportunity to strengthen antitrust enforcement.
This executive summary provides an overview of the Center for American Progress’ full report, “How To Regulate Tech: A Technology Policy Framework for Online Services.”
Online services have become an essential and ubiquitous part of American life. This report proposes a new regulatory framework to address existing harms, promote equitable growth, and protect the public interest online.
Adam Conner explains why the Facebook Oversight Board should not reinstate former President Donald Trump's accounts.
Author Adam Conner explains how Facebook was an essential tool in Donald Trump's attempts to delegitimize the 2020 election and stoke violence among the January 6 Capitol insurrectionists, and his actions are clear grounds for his permanent removal from the platform.
Adam Conner marks the end of what he describes as a "frictionless" presidency and describes how Donald Trump was able to use Twitter uninhibited, from spreading disinformation to firing Senate-confirmed officials.
This column offers five clear recommendations to social media platforms on how they should handle hacked materials for the remainder of the 2020 election season and into the future.
Social media platforms must do more to prevent their products from contributing to disinformation and chaos—both in the lead-up to the election and after polls close.