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In our 271st episode of The Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker interviews Glenn Reynolds, professor of law at the University of Tennessee and author of the new book, The Social Media Upheaval. Stewart is joined by Maury Shenk, Matthew Heiman, and Nick Weaver (@ncweaver) to discuss:
- Third Circuit finds that Amazon can be held liable for third-party sellers.
- This Week in the war on Facial Recognition:
- Authorities in Xinjiang are seizing and installing spyware on travelers' devices.
- Big Tech is fighting the UK's online "duty of care" proposal.
- Cancerous content: Facebook, YouTube are overrun with cancer treatment misinformation.
- This Week in the US China trade war:
- UK regulator says 30,000 social media followers makes you an e-celebrity, and subject to regulation.
- A fitting coda: CBP has officially cut ties with Perceptics, the firm that was breached.
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