AoIR2016: Censorship online, and the challenges of studying what’s no longer there

Tarleton Gillespie (Microsoft Research), Jillian York (Electronic Frontier Foundation), Sarah Myers West (University of Southern California), José van Dijck (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences), Sarah Roberts (UCLA). Tarleton Gillespie opened, noting that most users never run into content moderation rules: they never confront what gets deleted or suspended, particularly not the details. Other … Continue reading AoIR2016: Censorship online, and the challenges of studying what’s no longer there