Discourse and Research from TechLaw
Discourse Type: Policy Papers
This comment, coauthored by Prof. Jane Bambauer, addresses Accountable Tech’s Petition asking the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to initiate a rulemaking to prohibit tailored advertising as an unfair method of competition. We make five main points that cast serious doubt on the wisdom and viability of such a rulemaking. First,
The Atlantic (April 25, 2020) In this provocative essay, Jack Goldsmith and Andrew Keane Woods argue that American tech firms’ mission to export First Amendment values to the rest of the world was a misguided failure.
This report contains findings and recommendations from usability testing of the State of Utah’s online dispute resolution (ODR) platform. Utah’s ODR platform is a web-based alternative dispute resolution tool that provides parties in small claims debt collection actions with an opportunity to resolve their cases online. The report includes results
This Essay, produced for the Hoover Institute as part of the Aegis series, defends the police use of facial recognition technology to identify suspects in crime footage or to locate individuals with outstanding warrants. It argues that the perils that flow from facial recognition can be mitigated through sensible limits