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RESILIENT COMMUNITIES
U.S. Promotes Network to Foil Digital Spying

Former Open Technology Institute director Sascha Meinrath was quoted in a New York Times article on a mesh network projects around the world


INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
Right Wing terrorists a Bigger Threat, but Not According to the Media

In this clip from The Young Turks, research from Peter Bergen and David Sterman of New America's International Security Program is used to e


INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
11 things to know about world's biggest election

India's general election, the largest democratic exercise in history, begins Monday.


INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
U.S. right wing extremists more deadly than jihadists

Since 9/11, extremists affiliated with a variety of far-right wing ideologies, including white supremacists, anti-abortion extremists and an


FUTURE TENSE
Secret 'Cuban Twitter' Poses Big Hurdle For Bloggers, Exiles

"Cuban authorities already try to paint critical bloggers like Yoani Sanchez as U.S.-funded mercenaries, and the report about ZunZuneo will


FUTURE TENSE
Net Neutrality and the Fight for Your TV

“We could remember this as the beginning of the cable-ization of the Internet,” lawyer and Internet policy expert Marvin Ammori said, “where


FUTURE TENSE
Twittersphere Rallies to Help Turks By-Pass Block

Emily Parker, a New America Foundation fellow who has a new book on digital activism in authoritarian governments, noted that many people ar


INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
Plane takeovers a dangerous reality

Air Safety Week, an aviation industry magazine, ran a story in January 2001 observing that, "the number of cases where the sanctity of the c


FUTURE TENSE
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Sheri Fink Win Book Awards

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Sheri Fink were among the winners of the National Book Critics Circle Awards, named Thursday night in New York


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE and INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
Cyberwar hits Ukraine

Ukrainian security officials are complaining that unknown attackers are interfering with the mobile phone services of members of Ukraine's p


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE and RESILIENT COMMUNITIES
The Most Revealing Broadband Adoption Maps We've Ever Seen

Greta Byrum and Georgia Bullen were quoted in CityLab, which cited maps created by the Open Technology Institute.


BETTER LIFE LAB
Paternity Leave: Why Men Don't Take It, But Should

New mothers usually take at least some time off after delivering a baby, but dads are less likely to take leave. Advocates are pushing more