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Transatlantic Working Group Papers

Co-Chairs Reports

Co-Chairs Reports from TWG’s Three Sessions: Ditchley Park, Santa Monica, and Bellagio.

Freedom of Expression and Intermediary Liability

Freedom of Expression: A Comparative Summary of United States and European Law
B. Heller & J. van Hoboken, May 3, 2019.

Design Principles for Intermediary Liability Laws
J. van Hoboken & D. Keller, October 8, 2019.

Existing Legislative Initiatives

An Analysis of Germany’s NetzDG Law
H. Tworek & P. Leerssen, April 15, 2019.

The Proposed EU Terrorism Content Regulation: Analysis and Recommendations with Respect to Freedom of Expression Implications
J. van Hoboken, May 3, 2019.

Combating Terrorist-Related Content Through AI and Information Sharing
B. Heller, April 26, 2019.

The European Commission’s Code of Conduct for Countering Illegal Hate Speech Online: An Analysis of Freedom of Expression Implications
B. Bukovská, May 7, 2019.

The EU Code of Practice on Disinformation: The Difficulty of Regulating a Nebulous Problem
P.H. Chase, August 29, 2019.

A Cycle of Censorship: The UK White Paper on Online Harms and the Dangers of Regulating Disinformation
P. Pomerantsev, October 1, 2019.

U.S. Initiatives to Counter Harmful Speech and Disinformation on Social Media
A. Shahbaz, June 11, 2019.

ABC Framework to Address Disinformation

Actors, Behaviors, Content: A Disinformation ABC: Highlighting Three Vectors of Viral Deception to Guide Industry & Regulatory Responses
C. François, September 20, 2019.

Transparency and Accountability Solutions

Transparency Requirements for Digital Social Media Platforms: Recommendations for Policy Makers and Industry
M. MacCarthy, February 12, 2020.

Dispute Resolution and Content Moderation: Fair, Accountable, Independent, Transparent, and Effective
H. Tworek, R. Ó Fathaigh, L. Bruggeman & C. Tenove, January 14, 2020.

Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence

An Examination of the Algorithmic Accountability Act of 2019
M. MacCarthy, October 24, 2019.

Artificial Intelligence, Content Moderation, and Freedom of Expression
E. Llansó, J. van Hoboken, P. Leerssen & J. Harambam, February 26, 2020.