Nat Meysenburg

Technologist, Open Technology Institute

Nat Meysenburg is a technologist at the Open Technology Institute who works on building and maintaining systems with privacy, security and freedom in mind. Meysenburg has a background as a developer, systems administrator and tech activist. He draws on years of professional experience implementing Free and Open Source Software in a variety of settings.

Currently, Meysenburg is also a volunteer support team member with Mayfirst/ People Link, working to provide hosting and other network services to non-profits, artists, activists and movements throughout the world.

All Work

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An OTI Experiment: Open Source Surveillance Detection

OTI launched a technical effort at Washington D.C.'s March for Science in April 2017 to monitor and detect "Stingray" devices.


Open Technology: Values, Compromises, and Ownership

Technologists talk about open technology's applications in everyday life.


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Open Technology: Values, Compromises, and Ownership

Technology has impacted everything from how we understand and interact with the world around us to how we manage our own personal data.


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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.


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Federal Source Code Policy engages Open Source Community

Last month, the White House proposed a Federal Source Code Policy, and invited public comment via Github and traditional channels. Although


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Getting Through The Block

Not everyone has the freedom to speak openly on the Internet. Many people turn to the use of tools that offer them hidden, protected, or obs