The Illusion of More

Recent IOM Posts

Platforms Wrestle With the Difficult After Years of Ignoring the Easy

A new, in-depth post by Mike Masnick at Techdirt correctly describes many of the challenges inherent to platform moderation of content. It was enough of […]

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Why Do We Share Fake News?

The underlying premise of this blog—indeed its title—is a rejection of the tech-utopian pursuit of more as a virtue unto itself.  It is true that […]

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In the News: Sarah Jeong, “Fake News”, & Fair-Use

It’s another one of those weeks when there’s stuff happening faster than I can write about any one thing. So, here’s a summary of a […]

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Implications of YouTube’s Copyright Match System

Last month, the European Union voted against key copyright enforcement provisions as part of its Digital Single Market initiative. Specifically, the proposal known as Article […]

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A New Unfortunate Twist in the Section 230 Saga: Politics

This blog contains several posts questioning the premise that the ISP liability shield known as Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 is […]

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