From surveillance capitalism to racial bias in AI and deepfake media, SCL Student Bytes are here to give you the latest discussions surrounding the dawn of the fourth industrial revolution.
Episode 9: Trump, Facebook, and Human Rights
42:44MSTL speaks to Susan Benesch, director and founder of the Dangerous Speech Project, and Faculty Associate of Harvard's Berkman Klein Center, about the Facebook Oversight Board's decision to uphold the ban on Donald Trump's Facebook account, and the role of international human rights law in providing oversight for social media content.
Episode 6: The Rise of Legal Tech in Asylum Justice
23:40How are HighQ and Bryter are being used to assist Refugees in Greece?Phil Worthington, Managing Director of European Lawyers in Lesvos (ELIL), explains how these platforms are being used to increase access to justice for the thousands of refugees and asylum-seekers on the Greek islands of Lesvos and Samos.
Episode 5: Crimes Against Humanity: The impact of digital evidence
25:29Understanding and assisting the use of digital evidence to increase accountability for atrocity crimes and human rights abuses.This goal and more is shared by Bethany Houghton, assistant counsel at Public International Law and Policy Group.
5 Min Answers: How Would You Answer This Year’s SCL Student Essay Prize Question?
2:21There is increasing concern that machine learning tools embed bias in their operations and outputs. To what extent does the law currently provide adequate protection from or adequate redress in respect of any such discrimination?