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Tiffany C. Li

Tiffany C. Li is an MSNBC columnist, technology lawyer and legal scholar. She is a visiting professor at Boston University School of Law and a fellow at Yale Law School's Information Society Project. 

Tiffany C. Li is an MSNBC columnist, technology lawyer and legal scholar. She is a visiting professor at Boston University School of Law and a fellow at Yale Law School's Information Society Project. 

Latest from Tiffany C. Li

32d ago

Facebook's FTC court victory saves Instagram — but not Big Tech

Don't be fooled by Facebook's FTC victory: Big Tech is headed for a reckoning.
66d ago

Why Florida's new social media law is probably unconstitutional

The Walt Disney World exception is the least of this law's problems.
87d ago

Facebook's Trump ban stands, but Oversight Board decision opens door to return

Perhaps nothing is more American than turning to a private corporation to regulate itself, with no consequences elsewhere.
99d ago

The risks of Covid 'vaccine passports' are scarier than you might think

Without a federal privacy law, most Americans have little recourse if a vaccine passport app violates individual privacy rights.
138d ago

Bitcoin, NFTs and other crypto fads are destroying our planet

The NFT market, and the crypto boom in general, do more harm than good when it comes to the climate.
163d ago

Facebook and Google can survive Australia's new content law. Can you?

Laws should protect cyberspace, not hurt it; but tech giants like Facebook and Google aren’t helping the cause.
178d ago

The GameStop-Reddit battle exposed hard truths about our financial system

The connectivity of the internet empowers small players to take on powerful institutions. But that doesn’t fix the systemic inequalities of our systems.
204d ago

Trump's Twitter reign of terror is over. But his impact on social media isn't.

Violent attacks on the Capitol point to Section 230 as the next battle for social media regulation.
248d ago

Tech is saving the Covid holiday season even as it eats away at our privacy

As in most crises, low-income, rural, Black and Latinx communities are suffering the most when it comes to the digital divide.
262d ago

Twitter and Facebook's election disinformation efforts may be too little, too late

The election taught us that tech platforms can, in fact, regulate misinformation. What now?
282d ago

Even the best contact tracing app needs a national Covid plan to work

Unless we develop a comprehensive Covid-19 plan, even the best contact tracing apps are limited in their potential to track and contain the virus.