Tag: regulation

Regulating Misinformation from the Global South

Pinky Hota , August 26th, 2021

Gathering information through our devices. Photo credit: https://unsplash.com India is among the top three internet markets internationally with nearly seven hundred million users. What can debates in…


Ghost Exchange: Complexity, Velocity, and Risk

Maximilian C. Forte , January 30th, 2019

Increased complexity leads to increased risk. Stock markets run by algorithms, creating virtual markets that even the experts have difficulty explaining. The “flash crash,” “dark pools,” and “high-fre…


On Permissionless Innovation

Adam Fish , July 11th, 2018

Many libertarians in Silicon Valley are advocates for permissionless innovation. They eschew waiting around for permission from a nanny state. They are impatient and see themselves above the…


Regulating Physical Places with Digital Code

batesc , May 31st, 2018

Editor’s Note: This is the seventh and final post in our Law in Computation series. At first, I was perplexed by the K5 by Knightscope, a “fully autonomous security…


Data Doppelgängers and Issues of Consent

noopur , May 22nd, 2018

Editor’s Note: This is the fifth post in our Law in Computation series. In February 2018, journalist Kashmir Hill wrote about her collaboration with researcher Surya Mattu to…


Zomia 2.0: Political #remoteness and neoliberal connectivity in two casino towns in Myanmar and Laos

Alessandro Rippa , November 15th, 2016

The forested hills where Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and China meet are commonly known as the Golden Triangle, the world’s second largest opium-producing area. A common narrative when it…


The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, Week 5: Meg Stalcup and Charles Hahn on Technology, Surveillance, and Security

mstalcup , October 7th, 2016

The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to present the latest entry in on ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical…