S2E5 - Put Down That Scanner: Encrypted Police Communications and Civil Liberties

Fri, 09/03/2021

Across the country law enforcement units are encrypting their communications, barring the general population and journalists alike from following police radio channels. Weighing concerns with privacy and officer safety with citizen watchdog oversight and freedom of the press is an extremely complex policy issue.

Host(s):
  • Gus Hurwitz
Guest(s):
  • Danielle Conrad,
  • Mailyn Fidler
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Ep 24 - "Sharenting" and the Online Lives of Parents, Presented by NGTC Student Fellows

Thu, 06/24/2021

Student Fellows Jasmine Alexander and DeAndre' Augustus welcome center executive director Elsbeth Magilton to talk about her experiences online as a parent, and professors Valerie Jones and Elana Zeide to discuss the world of sharing the lives of children online.

Host(s):
  • Gus Hurwitz,
  • Jasmine Alexander,
  • DeAndre' Augustus
Guest(s):
  • Valerie Jones,
  • Elsbeth Magilton,
  • Elana Zeide
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Ep 22 - NASA's Artemis Accords, Presented by NGTC Student Fellows

Wed, 06/02/2021

Center Student Fellows C. Mitchell Clark and Aryan Singh welcome law professors Matthew Schaefer and Frans von der Dunk to dive into space law and the Artemis Accords – a series of political commitments spearheaded by NASA.

Episode Notes: The number of signatories has changed since the recording of this episode.

Host(s):
  • Gus Hurwitz,
  • Mitchell Clark,
  • Aryan Singh
Guest(s):
  • Matthew Schaefer,
  • Frans von der Dunk
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Ep. 15 – Doctors and Lawyers and Such: Professional Speech and Platforms

Thu, 04/22/2021

This is the first of our Regulation at Scale episodes; we have been working with a group of scholars on projects under the heading of "Regulation at Scale" looking at challenges that arise when new rules or technologies affect broad swaths of society all at once. This episode features Tabrez Ebrahim discussing his work on how digital platforms may create access to justice, followed by Cassandra Burke Robertson and Sharona Hoffman discussing the regulation of professional speech.

Host(s):
  • Gus Hurwitz
Guest(s):
  • Tabrez Ebrahim,
  • Cassandra Burke Robertson,
  • Sharona Hoffman
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Ep. 13 - Joshua Tucker on Social Media and Democracy

Thu, 04/01/2021

On this episode Gus is joined by Joshua Tucker, Professor of Politics and co-Director of the Center for Social Media and Politics at New York University. Joshua joined our center earlier in the month for a guest discussion on his recent book with our faculty fellows.

Host(s):
  • Gus Hurwitz
Guest(s):
  • Joshua Tucker
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