Is Regulation The Big (Tech) Fix? | Tech Breakdown Episode 2
Can tech regulation lead the way to a better online and offline world? Are the regulations already in place, like the GDPR in Europe, working and effective? What's with the latest Big Tech bills in the European Union? What about the rest of the world where there aren't sufficient regulatory mechanisms? And importantly, is there a way to meaningfully regulate AI?
In this episode of Tech Breakdown, journalist and host Manasa Narayanan speaks to Marietje Schaake, considering these and other related questions around Big Tech regulation.
Marietje Schaake is the International Policy Director at the Cyber Policy Center at Stanford University. Before that, she was a member of the European Parliament. And currently is also a Board Member with several non-profits including the Real Facebook Oversight Board.
Tune in to the episode to find out if regulation indeed might be the big fix we are looking for while dealing with the issues arising out the current world of surveillance capitalism.