What is User-generated Content?: In Canada, bill C-10 is generating controversy. I don't have an opinion, mostly because it is not clear to me what it regulates. I suspect that ambiguity about what constitutes user-generated content is driving a lot of the controversy. Discussion is hampered by a category error.
Free Speech and Twitter: Recent events have prompted several social media companies to suspend quite a few accounts. This has reinvigorated discussions around the role these platforms play and their relationship to free speech. This topic is certainly important, but also subject to several common errors. Although the best policy is unclear, one hopes to at least whittle away some errors. So, in the spirit of falsification, here are some common misconceptions.