Cato Daily Podcast
Do Algorithms Get a Pass Under Section 230?
A case going before the U.S. Supreme Court at long last puts Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act front and center. Specifically, the court is being asked to rule on the status of algorithms that help platforms decide what content to offer up to users. Tommy Berry explains.
The Consequences of Big Electric Vehicle Handouts
Getting certain members of Congress to sign off on big ticket legislation sometimes means cutting some deals that mitigate the impact of your bigger goals. In the case of electric vehicle subsidies, Scott Lincicome says the negative impacts are typical for industrial policy.
Shielded: How the Police Became Untouchable
In Shielded: How the Police Became Untouchable, author Joanna Schwartz details the myriad ways police have been immunized or otherwise protected from the consequences of violating Americans' rights.