Week of April 18, 2022
CITP News Highlights

CITP Researchers Urge More Rigorous Criteria to Protect Children from Predators and Preserve Citizen Privacy in UK

Researchers Sarah Scheffler, Jonathan Mayer and Anunay Kulshrestha last week issued comments related to the UK's Safety Tech Challenge Fund initiative aimed at creating technologies to protect kids online. The researchers focused on transparency, security, privacy, abuse reporting and other measures.
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Special CITP "Radical Tech Futures" Event Draws Audience of More Than 180

CITP Emerging Scholar Kenia Hale hosted the hybrid event, "Imagining Radical Tech Futures," co-sponsored by the Ida B. Wells Just Data Lab. It featured technologists and artists Ashley Jane Lewis, A.M. Darke and Annika Hansteen-Izora and is part of CITP's new Tech in Conversation series.
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CITP Research Papers Presented at Political Science Conference

Work by CITP researchers Orestis Papakyriakopoulos, Mihir Kshirsagar, Eli Lucherini, Christelle Tessono, Arvind Narayanan and Amy Winecoff on the moderation of political campaign communications and political discourse on Reddit was presented at the April 7 Midwest Political Science Conference.
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CITP Associate Professor Arvind Narayanan Calls for NAIRR To Steward AI Datasets

In a Freedom To Tinker blog posting, Narayanan called for the National AI Research Resource to, among other things, publish standardized datasets, help improve standards for ethics in the use of datasets and create consistent standards for citing datasets.
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CITP Researchers' Work With Canadian Lawmakers on Facial Recognition Cited in Biometric News Article

The April 13 story cited a Freedom To Tinker post by CITP Emerging Scholar Christelle Tessono, and the April 4 testimony of CITP researchers Angelina Wang and Elizabeth Anne Watkins before a Canadian Parliament committee on information, privacy and ethics.
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