Newsletter: Open Tech Talk

Open Tech Talk is a monthly newsletter from the Open Technology Institute. You can check back here as new editions are added!

  • OTT #12: August 2, 2017 - The net neutrality "Day of Action" kicks off the month, OTI publishes papers on the state of encryption in Europe and censorship, and the Institute joins the Global Networks Initiative.
  • OTT #11: June 22, 2017 - Our public school broadband measurement project wraps up, the Director participates in a blue ribbon panel on affordable internet in San Francisco, and we new members of the OTI staff.
  • OTT #10: May 11, 2017 - OTI's director revisits his predictions for the first 100 days, and offers some silver linings on unity in the tech industry and OTI priorities.
  • OTT #9: March 21, 2017 - Writing from SXSW, the director discusses challenges both new and old, and embraces the continuing fight for digital rights with two words: game on.
  • OTT #8: February 14, 2017 - The director discusses OTI’s new project, “Getting Internet Companies to Do the Right Thing,” and the importance of unity among internet advocates.
  • OTT #7: January 5, 2017 - Facing a new administration and pushback on core OTI objectives, the director outlines the “Seven Cs” plan of resistance.
  • OTT #6: November 2, 2016 - The FCC votes to approve strong new broadband privacy rules to govern ISPs, and OTI Director Kevin Bankston interviews Edward Snowden at Georgetown.
  • OTT #5: October 7, 2016 - OTI helps make the final push for the IANA ownership transfer to ICANN and Twitter adopts elements of OTI’s Transparency Reporting Toolkit.
  • OTT #4: September 8, 2016 - The recruitment process for OTI’s second class of TechCongress fellows begins, and OTI panels discuss broadband competitiveness and government hacking.
  • OTT #3: July 26, 2016 - OTI makes an appearance at Allied Media Conference and RDR appears TED Summit 2016. OTI also submits comments to EU regulatory body BEREC, in support of net neutrality.
  • OTT #2: June 23, 2016 - OTI scores a win with the upholding of the Open Internet Order, files comments regarding two different mergers, and launches a new website.
  • OTT #1: May 17, 2016 - New threats to strong encryption, Seattle broadband testing, Lifeline modernization, and the launching of TechCongress are all right here in our first issue.