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    New evidence of Facebook harms must lead to greater oversight of Big Tech

    We will directly support efforts that enable a broad public debate about the disclosures and evidence Frances Haugen has brought to light. We will continue to create a safe environment for and support all those who are focused on tackling these digital threats to democracy and making social media and Big Tech platforms more transparent and accountable.

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    Recommendations for protecting the German election

    Reset and HateAid conducted nationwide research on German internet users to better understand social media effects on the culture of debate, disinformation, and hate in Germany. In summary, 9 months after the Capitol Hill insurrection, Big Tech continues to put the German election at risk. See the full report for findings and recommendations.

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    Social Media in Germany: Effects on the Culture of Debate, Disinformation, and Hate

    Reset and Pollytix conducted a nationwide comprehensive representative survey of German internet users who are eligible voters to better understand social media effects on the culture of debate, disinformation, and hate in Germany.

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    EU's Digital Services Act & U.S. Democracy

    The EU’s proposed laws would make for more prepared and resilient democracies in the face of algorithmically supercharged violence and hate

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    Simple Search for purer results

    The Markup's Simple Search is an extension that highlights the “traditional” or “ten blue link” search results provided by the search engine, laying them over the info boxes and other content.

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    Blacklight - A Real-Time Website Privacy Inspector

    Who is peeking over your shoulder while you work, watch videos, learn, explore, and shop on the internet?

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    Building our network of partners

    We introduce some of our new partners that are working to reduce the influence of disinformation, blunt the impact of fragmentation and polarisation in society, and ultimately stabilise a modern public sphere capable of supporting democratic self-government.

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  • Montreal Gazette

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    Opinion: Algorithm 'gatekeepers' undermine democracy and health

    Realigning the commercial incentives of Big Tech with the values of democracy and social welfare does not mean a government-imposed standard for truth or draconian limits on free speech.

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    Amazon’s Antitrust Paradox

    How to truly understand the potential harms of Amazon’s dominance, and how to address the tech giant’s power

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    Digital platforms inquiry - final report

    How search engines, social media and content aggregators affect competition in media and advertising, news and journalism

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    Digital Platforms Final Report

    Policy brief summarising the main concerns of digital platforms and provides a viable path to address the identified concerns

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    Models for Platform Governance

    Platforms threaten our social fabric, our economy and our democracy. To begin to address this, CIGI has convened leading thinkers to explore new models for platform governance.

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    Lazy, Not Biased

    Susceptibility to Partisan Fake News Is Better Explained by Lack of Reasoning Than by Motivated Reasoning

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    Digital Deceit I

    The Technologies Behind Precision Propaganda on the Internet

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  • Ben Podcast

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    The internet’s evolving role in politics

    How emerging technologies are reshaping democracy, the economy and society

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  • Surveillance Capitalism

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    It’s not that we’ve failed to rein in Facebook and Google. We’ve not even tried

    Shoshana Zuboff explains how data doesn’t just help Big Tech predict our behaviour, it changes it. But democracy can fight back.

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  • Surveillance

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    Slouching towards dystopia: the rise of surveillance capitalism and the death of privacy

    Our lives and behaviour have been turned into profit for the Big Tech giants – and we meekly click “Accept”. How did we sleepwalk into a world without privacy?

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    The new rules for the internet - and why deleting Facebook isn’t enough

    Outlining radical but essential new rules for the internet, because deleting Facebook isn’t enough

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    Russia's Election Interference Is Digital Marketing 101

    Ben Scott and Dipayan Ghosh discuss how the unchecked market power of social-media companies is subverting elections.

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  • Google

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    Did Google and Facebook break democracy

    Unchecked, the Internet has led our democracy into crisis. Reset’s Ben Scott offers a plan to fix it

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    Defending Democracy

    The challenges of shaping a reform agenda to protect democracies from disinformation, polarisation and tribalism.

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    RESET Virtual Learning Exchange

    Introductory Video -- Virtual Learning Exchange on Platform Governance and Online Harms

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  • Civic engagement

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    Introducing Our Open Calls

    Reset announces three open calls to find and fund projects that help tackle surveillance capitalism; to engage a diverse group of individuals and organisations; to build a thriving network; and facilitate the redistribution of knowledge and resources.

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    Age appropriate design: a code of practice for online services

    The UK Information Commissioner’s guidance on age-appropriate design for digital services likely to be accessed by children.

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    Why Technology Will Shape the Future of Democracy

    Code can be changed, markets can be regulated, democracy can be strengthened.

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    Disinformation is becoming unstoppable

    Why relying on a news marketplace serving advertisers over citizens harms democracy.

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    Center for Humane Technology has this Ledger of Harms on social media

    Revealing the negative impacts of social media and mobile tech that harm society but leave company balance sheets unscathed.

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    General Data Protection Regulations

    The official GDPR documentation designed to protect fundamental rights and freedoms, particularly on personal data.

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    Botslayer

    Helping users track and detect potential manipulation of information spreading on Twitter

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    Signal Messenger

    Open technology for a fast, simple, and secure messaging experience

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    Digital Deceit II

    Offering a broad policy framework to address the digital threat to democracy, and recommending specific proposals.

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    The internet’s evolving role in politics

    How the dangers of emerging technologies are reshaping democracy, the economy and society.

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