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Structural Reform and Governance
Our team envisions a better internet for all Americans, advancing ideas that protect consumers, defend their rights, and promote equitable growth.
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 envisions a better internet for all Americans, advancing ideas that protect consumers, defend their rights, and promote equitable growth.
Vice President, Technology Policy
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.
CAP is a co-chair of Change the Terms, which fights hate online with civil rights, human rights, technology policy, and consumer protection.
This coalition works to demand action from Facebook on its Spanish-language content moderation gap.
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Megan Shahi writes in The Hill about Meta’s updated ad policy, which allows for election denial content in paid political ads.
Nov 27, 2023
Join the Center for American Progress as we celebrate 20 years of innovative policy solutions and look boldly forward to a progressive future.
Oct 25, 2023
A series of high-profile global elections in 2024 will require social media platforms and generative AI developers to meet the moment amid an evolving and uncertain technology landscape.
Sep 14, 2023
The Center for American Progress submitted a comment letter to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy emphasizing that the U.S. government must strike a balance between the innumerable opportunities of artificial intelligence to enhance the lives of the American people and the significant risks it poses to their livelihoods.
Aug 10, 2023
Megan Shahi, Adam Conner
CAP submitted comments on three areas the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) should focus on as it examines the business practices of cloud computing providers and their work involving artificial intelligence.
Jun 27, 2023
CAP submitted comments on how the National Telecommunications and Information Administration should develop a national framework for AI accountability to address the unmitigated risks of artificial intelligence and ensure that all AI technology is developed and deployed in safe and trustworthy ways.
Jun 21, 2023
Adam Conner, Megan Shahi, Ashleigh Maciolek, 1 More
As the White House convenes American artificial intelligence (AI) companies, the AI industry and the president must act now to address the challenges and opportunities of AI.
May 4, 2023
To meet this AI moment, the president must act swiftly with executive action.
Apr 25, 2023
In this moment of intrigue, anxiety, and scrutiny over generative AI, there is an unprecedented opportunity for political engagement from policymakers and the public at large.
Apr 11, 2023
Dr. Alondra Nelson
We cannot expect technology companies to protect democracies if they do not integrate democratic values such as transparency, pluralism, protections against harm, and accountability into the fabric of their operations and governance.
Mar 29, 2023
Patrick Gaspard, Laetitia Avia
The Need for New Authorities in the U.S. and Beyond
Mar 2, 2023
Join leading experts for a thought-provoking discussion on how to navigate the digital world on this year's Safer Internet Day.
Feb 7, 2023
Laetitia Avia, Ala Al Sadi, Toni Pandolfo, 2 More
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