CITRIS researchers say the immediate need for disinformation solutions is pushing companies and policymakers into uncharted territory.
CITRIS researchers contribute their expertise as policymakers seek to regulate quickly developing AI systems.
Hosted by Brandie Nonnecke, the series features expert insight and offers strategies to both harness the benefits and mitigate the risks of new tech.
What happens when AI falls into the wrong hands, asks David Evan Harris, a scholar affiliated with the CITRIS Policy Lab.
“These cases are pulling back the curtain on the true dark rooms of content moderation,” said the director of the CITRIS Policy Lab.
The AI Policy Hub at UC Berkeley held its inaugural research symposium on April 20, moderated by CITRIS’s Brandie Nonnecke and Jessica Newman.
Since the interface debuted, headlines have whirled about how AI will overhaul everything. But for higher ed, reviews have been mixed.
CITRIS experts argue that there’s no need to invoke Section 230 to prevent the harms being considered in Google v. Gonzalez.
The fellows will conduct research and explore tech and policy interventions for the next six to 12 months.
CITRIS PI Deirdre Mulligan has been named deputy CTO for policy in the U.S. White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
“If there are no protections for user-generated content,” said CITRIS PI Hany Farid, “I don’t think it’s hyperbolic to say that this is the end of social media.”
Will the Supreme Court’s upcoming ruling on Gonzalez v. Google end Reddit as we know it? CITRIS’s Hany Farid and Brandie Nonnecke discuss Section 230.
The project will be an independent forum to explore the best ways to support responsible development and use of AI.
CITRIS Policy Lab Director Brandie Nonnecke is part of a group of expert technologists that filed the Gonzalez v. Google amicus brief.
CITRIS Executive Director Camille Crittenden points out an avenue for improving our climate impact — reassessing our menu — in a recent Berkeley Blog post.
Tech billionaire Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter has made hundreds of headlines since he first raised the idea in April.
The CITRIS PI and Policy Lab advisor discussed the results of a study that explored the use of COMPAS, case management software used in criminal courts.
The CITRIS Policy Lab recently launched a database of legislation related to Section 230, which provides some immunity for websites hosting third-party content.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has released its Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights to help protect the rights of the American public
UC Berkeley’s new Our Better Web initiative, led by Brandie Nonnecke, director of the CITRIS Policy Lab, is advancing efforts to study and combat online harms.
The Tech Policy Initiative aims to strengthen multidisciplinary collaborations, foster education and innovation, and inform effective strategies across the public and private sectors.
Launched in spring 2022, the UC Berkeley AI Policy Hub has welcomed its first cohort of graduate student researchers.
CITRIS researcher Hany Farid discussed the risks of disinformation that grow with the advent of multimedia manipulated by artificial intelligence.
The CITRIS Policy Lab has released a report that outlines four recommendations UC could use to support broadband infrastructure development.