Techdirt Podcast: Intermediary liability law is not a social safety net

UK policy

I went on the Techdirt podcast to discuss the recent push, by governments and media alike, to scapegoat intermediary liability law where social safety nets have failed. I discussed the UK’s upcoming online harms framework as an example of a government unabashedly seeking to do just that, instead of mending the societal infrastructure it is wholly responsible for stripping to the bone.

Why Generation X will save the web

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I like to make things as difficult for myself as possible, so first, I decided to become an independent-minded female immigrant in a parochial and patriarchal nation; then, when that got boring, I decided to become a woman in tech, where I found myself giving conference talks to rooms of professionals who could, technically and biologically, be my grown adult children.

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