Sarah Logan is a member of the Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation and a Postdoctoral Fellow at UNSW Law. Sarah's research interests include the impact of the internet on international politics, online counterterrorism policy and computational social science methods. Prior to entering academia Sarah worked as a researcher for the Office of National Assessments and in the Australian Parliament.
The Nazi in your feed: Regulating social media and hate speech
A boundary-pushing comedian calls out tech giants for ignoring social responsibility as they profit off disinformation.
Battleground states: Twitter and Facebook ban Chinese-linked accounts
It’s not only the complications of international politics here, but the commercial desire to keep platforms “social”.
Disinformation campaigns and US elections
Alerted and (hopefully) alarmed, the new US tactic to scare off Russian interference won’t stop online trolls at home.
CAC-handed: tensions in Chinese internet control
State control of the internet in China is a story of fragmentation and arbitrary shifts.
Facebook and Vietnam’s new cybersecurity law
The social media platform is an American commercial legacy, adapted by locals for politics, and now mistrusted.
Digital Asia links: ode to the Belt n’ Road, rumour quasher, more
Sarah Logan with digital updates from across the region.
Digital Asia links: Weibo backflip, Facebook comeuppance, dancing grandpa, more
Sarah Logan’s links to digital news across Asia.
Facebook is unlikely to have been as surprised by the Cambridge Analytica revelations as Zuckerberg has claimed.