Hi all, we are back after a week break for Thanksgiving with a new episode! This week, I recorded three more interviews, which, along with the ones I already have in the hopper, will take us through December 28th.
After that, I plan on taking a short break - no more than a few weeks - to think about how I can make the podcast better. I’ve enjoyed putting it together and so appreciate my guests and you, the listener. To that end, I’d love your feedback. If you have a few minutes, please share your thoughts on the podcast here.
Ok, on to the show. First, our fun hard tradeoff question:
I’ve got two guests this week to talk all things elections and tech in the United Kingdom.
First up is my former colleague and manager at Facebook, Richard Allan. Richard was at the company for over a decade, running the public policy team in Europe and the policy solutions team. He is also a British Lord who spent much time getting the Online Safety Bill passed. Richard also has his own podcast that I highly recommend called Regulate.tech.
Next up is Sam Jeffers with Who Targets Me - an organization dedicated to bringing more transparency to political ads online. They also write a great Substack called. In fact, they had a piece recently I highly recommend about how this upcoming UK election will be a digital election unlike anything the country has seen.
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