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FCC Raises the Bar for Broadband, Adopts E911 Order

Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) took important steps to improve the consumer broadband market in the United States.


MacKinnon Testifies Before Congressional Subcommittee on Protecting Freedom while Combating Extremism

Today Rebecca MacKinnon, Director of the Ranking Digital Rights project at New America, will testify at a congressional hearing on The Evolu


OTI Welcomes Congressional Support for Net Neutrality, But Urges FCC to Continue to Lead

After over a decade of debate, it is critical that we get net neutrality rules right this time around.


OTI Welcomes Sprint as Latest Network Neutrality Supporter; Urges Prompt FCC Action

We welcome Sprint’s acknowledgment that strong rules grounded in sound legal authority will not impede investment in broadband networks


OTI Applauds President Obama for Taking Strongs Steps to Improve Access to High-Speed Internet

OTI applauds President Obama for taking strongs steps to improve access to high-speed Internet at speech in Cedar Falls, Iowa


OTI Statement on President’s Legislative Proposal for Cyber Information Sharing

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STATEMENT: FCC Launches New Consumer Help Center to Improve Data Collection and Transparency

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OTI Statement on FCC’s E-rate Order for School and Library Connectivity

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Open Technology Institute, Civil Rights, Research Leaders Launch DataCivilRights.org

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Technological Sovereignty: Missing the Point?

New America’s Open Technology Institute in partnership with the Global Public Policy Institute in Berlin, Germany, released a new report tod


OTI Applauds FCC for Taking Steps to Protect Consumers During Technology Transitions

Today, the FCC took important steps to protect consumers as the technology used to route their phone communications and continues to evolve.


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OTI partners with CityBridge on LinkNYC project replacing NYC payphones with free wi-fi hubs

OTI is pleased to announce its participation in LinkNYC, a plan to replace aging payphones in New York City with wi-fi hubs or "Links."