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.
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 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.
Digital contact tracing, if built in a voluntary, privacy-protective way using Apple and Google’s new Bluetooth-based standards, may allow the public to play a role in containing the coronavirus alongside increased testing and manual contact tracing from public health authorities.
A coherent, evidence-based plan is needed to reopen the economy without sparking a second wave of infections.