Liz Woolery

Senior Policy Analyst, Open Technology Institute

Liz Woolery is a senior policy analyst in New America's Open Technology Institute. Her work focuses on the intersection of digital free expression, privacy, and transparency. Woolery was a 2014 Google Policy Fellow at OTI, during which time she began work on the Transparency Reporting Toolbox (formerly Transparency Reporting for Beginners). This project aims to encourage more and better transparency reporting through policy research and the creation of a set of tools for internet and telecommunications companies. She interned with the Berkman Center for Internet and Society's Chilling Effects Clearinghouse in 2013, and worked closely with the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Center for Media Law and Policy as a blogger and outreach coordinator. She received her M.A. in media studies from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and her B.A. from Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin. You can find her on Twitter (@lizwoolery).

All Work

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Keeping the Internet Free and Open: SESTA Will Gut Protection for the Web as We Know It

Amending Section 230 of the CDA will have a profound and negative impact on free speech and information access in the digital world.


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Getting Internet Companies To Do The Right Thing

We look at the history of three positive privacy and security practices: HTTPS, two-factor authentication, and transparency reporting.


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The Transparency Reporting Toolkit - Guide and Template

The Transparency Reporting Toolkit is a joint project by OTI and Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.


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Internet Freedom at a Crossroads

Support for the promotion of internet freedom cuts across partisan lines.


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The Transparency Reporting Toolkit

The Transparency Reporting Toolkit is a project by New America’s Open Technology Institute (OTI) and Harvard University’s Berkman Center for


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Highlighting Best Practices in Transparency Reporting

The recent battle between Apple and the FBI was front page news. However, every single day law enforcement agencies and intelligence agencie


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Bridging the Tech/Policy Divide

OTI recently launched Bridging the Tech/Policy Divide, a resource-based toolkit to prepare for the future of of technology policy education


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Snapchat’s Fine Print Causes Huge Outcry

Let’s get this out of the way: Snapchat tried to do a good thing.


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Our Drone Future: Kicking off the NTIA Multistakeholder Process

Waiting for Amazon to start delivering your groceries via drone or hoping you’ll have drone-delivered internet sometime soon? While delivery


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Unlisted Information

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