New Report: Weakened Intermediary Liability Protections Will Cost 4.25 Million Jobs & Nearly Half A Trillion Dollars In Next Decade

 Posted by on July 6, 2017  Comments Off on New Report: Weakened Intermediary Liability Protections Will Cost 4.25 Million Jobs & Nearly Half A Trillion Dollars In Next Decade
Jul 062017
 

Internet Association Press Release, June 29, 2017. Link (CC-BY-NC-SA)

Today, Internet Association released a new analysis that found reducing intermediary liability safe harbor protections would cost the U.S. 4.25 million jobs and reduce GDP by nearly half a trillion dollars over the next decade. Conducted by NERA Economic Consulting, the report represents the first quantitative measure of the value of safe harbor laws that protect internet platforms from being liable for wrongdoing by others. Continue reading »

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Internet Intermediary Liability: WILMap, Theory and Trends

 Posted by on June 5, 2017  Comments Off on Internet Intermediary Liability: WILMap, Theory and Trends
Jun 052017
 

Author: Giancarlo F. Frosio

Abstract: To better understand the heterogeneity of the international online intermediary liability regime—with the collaboration of an amazing team of contributors across five continents—I have developed and launched the World Intermediary Liability Map (WILMap), a detailed English-language resource hosted at Stanford CIS and comprised of case law, statutes, and proposed laws related to intermediary liability worldwide. Continue reading »

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