AuthorDacy, Julia

Welcome to the third and final Issue of Volume 75 of the Federal Communications Law Journal. This year, we have had the opportunity to highlight a number of important topics within the communication law field, and this last Issue is no exception.

First, Philip Napoli and Chandlee Jackson introduce an approach to tackling disinformation and hate speech on social media that is informed by the way indecency has been regulated in the broadcast medium. Napoli is the Director of the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media & Democracy at Duke University. Jackson is a graduate of the Sanford School of Public Policy, where he earned his Masters' Degree and conducted research on the impact of disinformation on national security.

This Issue also features three student Notes. The first Note, written by Alan Harrison, discusses the right to delete, a data privacy measure that aims to give consumers greater control over their personal data. Harrison argues that, in its current form, the right to delete is too limited by exemptions and a lack of uniformity in its implementation to be fully effective.

Our second note, authored by Jamie Reiner, applies philosopher Martha Nussbaum's Capability Approach to human development to emphasize that Internet access is essential to an individual's ability to flourish. With this in mind, Reiner argues that the government has a positive obligation to promote widespread Internet access.

The third note, written by Julia Dacy, explains that the existing legal framework for protecting journalists and their confidential sources is riddled with loopholes, especially regarding the government's ability to seize...

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