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Wednesday, November 27 • 15:00 - 16:30
DC on Platform Responsibility

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Platform Values: Conflicting Rights, AI and Tax Avoidance

This session will discuss three of the most crucial points of contention with regard to values underlying the operation of digital platforms: Conflicting Rights, Artificial Intelligence and Tax Avoidance.

The session will include presentations based on the papers featured in a special issue of the Computer Law & Security Review, celebrating five years of activities of the UN IGF Coalition on Platform Responsibility and devoted to 'Platform Value(s): Conflicting Rights, Artificial Intelligence and Tax Avoidance'.

The Special Issue, which is the 2019 official outcome of the coalition, will include also the finalised Best Practices on Platforms' Implementation on the Right to Effective Remedy, produced by the Coalition between May 2018 and March 2019 (available here).

Free hard copies of the Special Issue will be distributed. 
The Special Issue will also be released in open access starting 27 November 2019. In the meantime, you can read the editorial "Platform value(s): A multidimensional framework for online responsibility" here.

The session will have the following agenda:

·       Opening remarks by Nicolo Zingales, University of Leeds, and Luca Belli, FGV 

Part I- Platform Values, Freedom of Expression and Democracy

·       Keynote by Edison Lanza, Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression Organization of American States

·       Nic Suzor, Queensland University of Technology

·       Monica Rosina, Facebook 

Quick round of questions

Part II: Platform values and content moderation

·       Chris Marsden, University of Sussex

·       Ivar Hartmann, FGV 

·       Giovanni De Gregorio, Univerista' Milano Bicocca

·       Dragana Obradovic, Balkan Investigative Reporting Network 

Quick round of questions

Part III: Conflcting rights and values

·       Catherine Carnovale, Elsevier

·       Rolf H. Weber, University of Zurich

·       Catalina Goanta, Maastricht University

·       Yseult Marique, University of Essex

· Open Debate


Session Organizers
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Nicolo Zingales

University of Leeds Law School
- Coordinator of the Dynamic Coalition on Platform Responsibility- Associate Professor in competition and information law at the University of Leeds- Affiliate scholar at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society- Research associate of the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology... Read More →


Wednesday November 27, 2019 15:00 - 16:30
Estrel Saal B Sonnenallee 225, 12057 Berlin, Germany

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