The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear a case that questions Section 230, a 1996 statute that protects the platforms from liability for the content posted by their users. Eric Schnapper, professor of law at the UW, is quoted. (Source: New York Times)
In the Media
Seattle Public Schools is suing Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat for exacerbating the mental health crisis among its students. Professor Ryan Calo is quoted. (Source: NPR)
President Biden met with AI experts to weigh risks and opportunities and consider the role of the government in regulating the technology. Geoff Bennett discussed the meeting with Professor Ryan Calo. (Source: PBS NewsHour)
Tamara Lawson, dean of the University of Washington law school, says she’s quitting the rankings game. (Source: KIRO)
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.
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)