Jillian York

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Director for International Freedom of Expression
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Jillian C. York is a writer and activist whose work examines the impact of technology on our societal and cultural values. Based in Berlin, she is the Director for International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a fellow at the Center for Internet & Human Rights at the European University Viadrina, a visiting professor at the College of Europe Natolin, and the author of Silicon Values: The Future of Free Speech Under Surveillance Capitalism (Verso 2021).

Sessions

Wheel of Misfeeds: Why Transparency Reporting Is Broken and the Digital Services Act Won’t Fix It

Svea Windwehr, Jillian York, Robert Gorwa

Summary
Content moderation at scale can massively interfere with users’ fundamental rights. To counter the opacity of corporate content moderation, regulation like the DSA heavily relies on transparency reports, a fundamentally broken tool. We'll explore how we go here and discuss meaningful alternatives.
Digital rights
Platforms
Civil Society
Stage 6
Conversation
English
Conference