Foreign Governments, Tech Companies, and Your Data

OTI's Ross Schulman and CDT's Greg Nojeim wrote for Just Security about cross-border data sharing and privacy protections.

In Praise of the Private Email Server

The casual news consumer has had the pleasure of hearing about a “private email server” quite a lot over the past year.

The FCC Needs to Make Broadband Affordable for Schools, Hospitals, and Businesses

Michael Calabrese wrote for Slate about the necessity of affordable broadband.

ISPs Know All

Eric Null wrote for Slate's Future Tense on why you deserve more privacy from your broadband provider.

Building a Digital Lifeline For America's Families

Sarah Morris wrote for the Hill about the modernization of the Lifeline program.

OTI and Public Knowledge File Comments in Copyright Office's Software-Enabled Consumer Products Study

OTI and PK Submit Joint Comments on the Use of Spectrum Bands Above 24 GHz for Mobile Broadband Services

How the FCC Got Its Groove Back in 2015

2015 was a year of bold moves by the FCC.

Why we should not fear a world of ‘universal encryption’

Kevin Bankston explains that FBI’s newest argument for why it needs built-in access to your encrypted digital communications demonstrates ex

Women in IT presentation: Gem Barrett - Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellow At Open Technology Institute

For the first few years of her career, developer Gem Barrett – a Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellow at Open Technology Institute - worked alone as

OTI-WIFU Reply Comments Defending "Use It or Share It" Rules For TV White Spaces

OTI and Public Knowledge submitted reply comments to the FCC on Expanding the Economic and Innovation Opportunities of Spectrum...

The future of civic technology

The story of Mass Tech’s Innovation Institute suggests that the divide between “government” and “civil society” is smaller than some expect.