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TAP Highlights

Existing Law Inadequately Protects Intimate Privacy

In The Fight for Privacy: Protecting Dignity, Identity, and Love in the Digital Age, law professor Danielle Keats Citron sets out legal reforms and content moderation policies that would better protect women and other victims of nonconsensual pornography.

Do Machines Have Free Speech Rights?

In “The First Amendment Does Not Protect Replicants,” law professor Lawrence Lessig considers whether the Constitution gives AI-generated content the same protection as the speech of adult citizens, or whether AI-created speech could be subjected to some regulation.

Finding a Middle Road in Fair Use

In “Sequential Uses of Copyrighted Materials: Transforming the Transformative Use Doctrine in Andy Warhol Foundation v. Lynn Goldsmith,” law professor Richard Epstein explains why the first artist should get compensation for her contribution when a second artist has used it to create a valuable second work.

Videos a Common Source of Election Misinformation

In “Auditing Google's Search Headlines as a Potential Gateway to Misleading Content: Evidence from the 2020 U.S. Election,” TAP scholars Ryan Calo, Kate Starbird, and their coauthors assess thousands of election-related Google search results, revealing that videos tend to be more problematic than ads or news stories.

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Recent Papers from TAP Scholars Delve into AI’s Impact on Tech-policy Issues

Posted on January 20, 2023
Introduction to several recent articles by TAP scholars that explore the impact of artificial intelligence technologies on gender equity, algorithmic decision-making, cost and rating collusion, free speech, and trade secrecy.

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