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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.


EDUCATION POLICY
Mary Alice McCarthy Joins Achieving the Dream Board of Directors

McCarthy’s expertise brings new policy depth to Achieving the Dream, on issues concerning workforce development and economic mobility.


NEW AMERICA
Former US Chief Technology Officer Todd Park Joins New America Board

Park served as White House technology advisor based in Silicon Valley until January 2017


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Wireless Future Statement on the FCC Broadcast Incentive Auction

Today, the FCC announced the results from the first broadcast incentive auction.


NEW AMERICA
Robert McKenzie joins New America as Founding Director of Muslim Diaspora Initiative

Robert L. McKenzie, PhD has joined New America as a senior fellow and founding director of the new Muslim Diaspora Initiative.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
President Trump Wipes Out Internet Privacy Rules

President Trump signed into law a measure that repeals the Federal Communications Commission’s broadband privacy rules.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
OTI Statement on FCC Chairman’s Latest Attack on Lifeline

The move effectively stalls the implementation of the 2016 order and prevents the subsidy from reaching all low-income Americans.