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  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Competition Policy and Antitrust
  • Innovation and Economic Growth
  • Intellectual Property
  • Interoperability
  • Networks, the Internet, and Cloud Computing
  • Privacy and Security

TAP Highlights

Taking a Worldwide Perspective on AI

In “Atlas of AI: Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence,” TAP scholar Kate Crawford surveys the effect of AI technologies on the environment, workers, and civic life, and calls for researchers to consider the carbon footprint of AI and workers’ wellbeing.

Whistleblower Protections Could Address Algorithmic Bias

Algorithms appear free from human bias, but were developed by fallible creators. In “Private Accountability in the Age of Artificial Intelligence,” law professor Sonia Katyal explores policies that firms and regulators can use to support algorithmic civil rights, including whistleblower protections and impact assessments.

AI Expected to Aid Efforts to Prevent Collusion

Artificial intelligence can support anticompetitive behavior, or help regulators detect it. In “Understanding AI Collusion and Compliance,” law and economics scholars Daniel Sokol and Justin Johnson describe AI collusion and patterns that AI-based compliance software could use to detect fake reviews and price fixing.

Does European Digital Sovereignty Require Data Localization?

In “European Digital Sovereignty”: Successfully Navigating Between the “Brussels Effect” and Europe’s Quest for Strategic Autonomy, professor of international law Theodore Christakis assesses the EU’s legal power and strategic interests, warning against misuse of data protection rules to protect local businesses.

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Which Countries Are the Most Divided?

Posted on November 5, 2021
thumbnail Matthew Gentzkow, Stanford economist, discusses a recent paper that explores to what extent rising affective polarization has seen increases in the U.S. and other developed democracies.

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