Prof. Anita Ramasastry gave opening remarks. Read the Nov. 22 press release here about this joint visit, the first of its kind in the context of preventing and fighting corruption.
In the Media
Sam Bankman-Fried’s rapid fall has brought the debate over how to regulate crypto to the forefront. Professor Xuan-Thao Nguyen is quoted. (Source: Vox/Recode)
When the clock strikes 2 a.m. Sunday, we’ll fall back one hour, as if the 2019 signing of a Washington state law to stop switching our clocks never even happened. Professor Steve Calandrillo's work is cited. (Source: The Seattle Times)
Once available only to a select group of tech insiders, text-to-image AI systems are becoming increasingly popular and powerful. Many professional artists, however, are unhappy that pictures of their work are being included in the data set used to train these AIs. Zahr Said is quoted. (Source: CNN)
The mere threat of DOJ lawsuits can quash mergers, said Douglas Ross, a professor at the University of Washington School of Law. Companies face massive financial, time, and reputation costs by inviting merger challenges, even if they ultimately win, he said. (Source: Bloomberg)
The Supreme Court is poised to hear cases about the protections social media companies have used, and about the latitude companies now have over online speech, entertainment and information. Ryan Calo, professor of law at the UW, is quoted. (Source: NBC News)