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OTI submits Reply Comments in latest round of Citizen’s Broadband Radio Service proceeding

August 19, 2014

On Friday OTI joined with Public Knowledge, Common Cause, and the Institute for Local Self-Reliance in submitting reply comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on the effort to establish a Citizen’s Broadband Radio Service in the 3.5 GHz band of spectrum.

Technology Can Make Lawful Surveillance Both Open and Effective | MIT Technology Review

August 18, 2014
All this secrecy—and its recent partial unraveling—has harmed our democracy and our economy [link to OTI policy paper]. But effective surveillance does not require total secrecy.

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President Obama comes out in favor of strong open Internet rules

August 15, 2014

Last week, President Obama made it clear that he supports an open Internet and would be opposed to a system where discrimination that favors “big wealthy media companies” is the norm.

Reply Comments on 3.5 GHz Citizen Broadband Radio Service

August 15, 2014
The Open Technology Institute at the New America Foundation joined Public Knowledge, Common Cause, and the Institute for Local Self-Reliance in submitting comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on the Commission's rules on Licensing Models and Technical Requirements in the 3550-3650 MHz Band. Read full text of comments here [pdf]

Call for Proposals: International Commotion Mesh Wireless Projects

August 15, 2014

The Open Technology Institute is pleased to announce its first call for proposals from groups interested in implementing Commotion-based wireless mesh networks in their communities. This project is supported by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Affairs at the United States Department of State. Due to funding restrictions, projects must be located outside of the United States.

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