DTSP In The News
Toward a Common Baseline Understanding of Trust and Safety Terminology
In a commentary published in the Journal of Online Trust and Safety, DTSP's Farzaneh Badiei, Alex Feerst, and David Sullivan describe how DTSP developed its glossary of key trust and safety terminology.
Unpacking “Systemic Risk” Under the EU’s Digital Service Act
"At present, many of the world’s largest online platforms are conducting a first-ever, mandatory assessment of “systemic risks” arising from the design and functioning of their services, as part of the EU’s sweeping content regulation, the Digital Services Act (DSA)."
How Effective Risk Management is Paramount to Fostering Online Safety
"The World Economic Forum’s Global Coalition for Digital Safety has published a baseline framework and bank of case studies to inform future action by governments, companies and civil society."
Marketplace Risk Platform Podcast: Investing In Trust And Safety And The Benefits Of Global Collaboration
"David talks about the benefits of collaboration and his hopes for the future, in this absorbing discussion."
Tech Policy Press: Learning from the Past to Shape the Future of Digital Trust and Safety
"Even with increasingly frequent jaw-dropping advances in technology, we can’t predict the future. But whatever digital safety risks lie over the horizon, we’ll be better situated to handle them if we learn from a few hard-won lessons from the past..."
Tech Policy Press Podcast with Trust & Safety Experts
"As content moderation and other trust and safety issues have been, to put it mildly, at the fore of tech concerns over the last few years, it’s interesting to take a step back and look at the various conferences, professional organizations and research communities that have emerged to address this broad and challenging set of subjects..."
Washington Post Tech 202: Tech's blind spots
Find Out Why Podcast with David Sullivan
In this interview with Find Out Why the founding Executive Director of Digital Trust and Safety Partnership David Sullivan talks about the mission of the organization to produce digital trust and safety standards, reviewed through internal and independent third-party assessments, that ensure transparency and reduce harms associated with online content and conduct.
World Economic Forum's Agenda: This is why you need to know more about digital trust and safety
"Everyone agrees we need a safer internet, but few agree on what that means. Tech companies face the competing pressures of removing or reducing the spread of harmful content without suppressing online innovation and expression..."
Morning Consult Opinion: Sweat the Details to Improve Online Safety
"Few topics are hotter at present than how to “fix” the internet. Digital services have kept us connected, educated and entertained amid a pandemic, but their misuse has commanded the attention of policymakers on Capitol Hill and around the world..."
Axios: Tech giants list principles for handling harmful content
"Nine of the world's biggest tech companies have come together to establish an industry framework for handling harmful content and conduct online..."
Techdirt Podcast on Trust & Safety with Alex Feerst
"For some reason, a lot of people who get involved in the debate about content moderation still insist that online platforms are "doing nothing" to address problems..."
The Future Rules Podcast with Alex Feerst
"In this episode, Alex Feerst, who co-launched the Digital Trust and Safety Partnership, which establishes best practices for ensuring online safety, and now leads Murmuration Labs..."
Broadband Breakfast: Experts Warn Against Total Repeal of Section 230
"Communications experts say action by Congress to essentially gut Section 230 would not truly solve any problems with social media..."
Silicon Flatirons Event: The Ethics of Implementing New Technology
"Technology develops at a rate much faster than law can keep up. And when new technology is made available to organizations in the absence of meaningful regulation, they are left with making the decision unilaterally if, when, and how it can and should be utilized and under what ethical considerations..."
UK Parliament Formal Meeting: Tech and the Future of UK Foreign Policy
FOSI 2021: Promoting Mental Health & Mitigating Self-Harm
"Panelists discussed the changes they’ve seen as mental health has come more into focus on social platforms in recent years..."
IIC Washington DC Telecommunications and Media Forum Panel
AdWeek: Twitter’s Sarah Personette Talks All Things Brand Safety
"Twitter chief customer officer Sarah Personette took to the Brandweek “stage” this week to discuss the social network’s commitment to brand safety and steps it is putting in place to keep conversations on its platform authentic and healthy..."