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Frank Pasquale is Professor of Law at the University of Maryland and author of The Black Box Society, forthcoming.
Reputational currency, like China's Social Credit Score, rebrands repression as rational nudging. And these algorithmic governance models are spreading.
What the rise of megaplatforms means for the rest of us.
The real problem is the blurring of military and police power.
In January, the Economist published a cover titled “Save the City,” portraying bankers in London—specifically, the City of London, Britain’s Wall Street—as latter-day Churchills fending off a blitzkrieg of misguided critics.
The never-ending budget crises of American cities are claiming another victim: public transit.
Contemporary American politics privileges policing and punishment, while marginalizing the arts and the commons.
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