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Hanna Kozlowska

Digital Government

U.S. Courts Are Figuring Out if the Government Can Block You On Facebook

At issue is the definition of a public forum and the constitutional right to free speech.

Emerging Tech

The IRS Is Now…on Instagram

The agency is trying to meet taxpayers where they are.


Amazon Is 'Fueling' ICE Deportations, a New Report Says

The report compiles information from contracts, lobbying data and other government and corporate records.

Emerging Tech

Facebook Says It Will Kick Off Scammy Advertisers If Enough Users Report Them

Unlike with other online feedback systems, users won’t be able to see what others have said about the advertiser.

Artificial Intelligence

200,000 Volunteers Have Become the Fact Checkers of the Internet

The creation process of Wikipedia is largely transparent.

Digital Government

Facebook Has Revealed the Hyper-Specific Internal Rules It Uses to Police Content

The company is publishing updated “Community Standards” that spell out for users exactly what they are allowed to post, and what is forbidden.

Emerging Tech

Mark Zuckerberg Floated a “Supreme Court” for Facebook. What Does That Mean?

In many ways, Facebook is more like a government than a company, Zuckerberg claims.


The Data Expert Who Exposed Facebook’s Breach Has Been Suspended by Facebook

The breached allowed for the harvest of data from tens of millions of users without their permission.

Emerging Tech

Facebook’s Algorithm Change Could Affect How Cops Speak to Citizens

Facebook has already become a critical communications tool for police and fire departments as well as local governments across the United States.

Digital Government

Ahead of Tougher EU Data Laws, Facebook Is Sharing Its Privacy Philosophy

Facebook also said that it will introduce a “privacy center,” a one-stop-shop within the platform for adjusting privacy settings.

Digital Government

Facebook Is Giving the US Government More and More Data

The company has been providing data when requested by governments since 2013.