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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
New Coalition Petitions FCC to Expand Shared Access to Underused Spectrum to Boost High-Speed Broadband Access in Rural and Underserved Areas

Coalition calls on FCC to speed deployment of high-capacity fixed wireless broadband services.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Nonprofit Coalition Letter Urges FCC to Reject Cellular Industry Effort to Upend Historic Spectrum Sharing Framework

Coalition letter opposes CTIA effort to limit access to licensed spectrum.


OPEN MARKETS
Open Markets Condemns Amazon Plan to Buy Whole Foods

Open Markets Condemns Amazon's Plan to Buy Whole Foods


MILLENNIALS INITIATIVE
New America Announces First Class of Millennial Public Policy Fellows

New America announces the first class of fellows accepted to the Millennial Public Policy Fellowship.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
GNI Welcomes the Open Technology Institute at New America as a New Member

GNI is pleased to announce that OTI has become the newest member of its multi-stakeholder freedom of expression and privacy platform.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
OTI Sends Coalition Letter in Response to the DNI's Broken Privacy Commitment

In response to DNI's refusal to provide a public estimate of the number of Americans whose communications are collected under Section 702.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
OTI Condemns FCC’s Attack on Net Neutrality

Today, a narrowly divided FCC voted 2-1 to advance Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to repeal the Open Internet Order.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
OTI Applauds Introduction of the PATCH Act

Protecting Our Ability to Counter Hacking Act would establish an independent "Vulnerability Equities Review Board."


FAMILY-CENTERED SOCIAL POLICY
Senate Votes to Kill Innovative State Retirement Savings Plans

The Senate strikes down a automatic-enrollment retirement savings plans to workers who are not covered by their employers.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Net Neutrality Wins Again in Federal Court

The ball is now in Chairman Pai's court.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
OTI Applauds End to NSA “About Collection,” Urges Statutory Reform of Section 702

Today, the New York Times reported that the NSA is halting its collection of communications “about” its targets under Section 702.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Trump’s FCC Chair Announces Plan to Dismantle Net Neutrality

Today, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced a plan to begin dismantling the Open Internet Order.