Information rules (Part 6: Disinformation, transparency and democracy)

Information rules (Part 6: Disinformation, transparency and democracy) Phuah Eng Chye (16 January 2021) The politicisation of content is destabilising the order established by mainstream narratives. Rival groups are weaponising content; deploying overload and complexity-related strategies to by-pass controls and attack incumbent narratives. There is a growing sense no one is really in control of … “Information rules (Part 6: Disinformation, transparency and democracy)”

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Information rules (Part 5: The politicisation of content)

Information rules (Part 5: The politicisation of content) Phuah Eng Chye (2 January 2021) TikTok was never supposed to be political. When it launched in the US in 2018, the video app was marketed as a fun place to discover goofy content and experiment with its sophisticated editing software and vast music library. Yet nearly … “Information rules (Part 5: The politicisation of content)”

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Information rules (Part 4: Regulating platforms – Paradigms for competition)

Information rules (Part 4: Regulating platforms – Paradigms for competition) Phuah Eng Chye (19 December 2020) Platformed corporations challenge the law’s capabilities and legislators’ willingness to sustain checks and balances in both global and national markets, noting, for instance, that current competition law fails to address the kind of issues raised. This has sparked debates … “Information rules (Part 4: Regulating platforms – Paradigms for competition)”

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Information rules (Part 3: Regulating platforms – Reviews, models and challenges)

Information rules (Part 3: Regulating platforms – Reviews, models and challenges) Phuah Eng Chye (5 December 2020) Platforms occupy a central role in the transition to an information society. They are the vehicles propagating the use of information. They act as the information base for innovation, digitalisation, participation, monetisation, exchange and coordination. Platforms have introduced … “Information rules (Part 3: Regulating platforms – Reviews, models and challenges)”

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