Archives: Open Technology Institute Articles and Op-Eds

Confusing Sanctions Are Aiding Government Repression

  • By
  • Danielle Kehl,
  • Tim Maurer,
  • New America Foundation
May 30, 2013 |

Industry Darling the Wrong Pick to Head FCC

  • By
  • Sascha Meinrath,
  • New America Foundation
May 13, 2013 |

In announcing his campaign for president in 2007, then-Sen. Barack Obama spoke convincingly about how “lobbyists” and “special interests” have “turned our government into a game only they can afford to play.” He promised to close the revolving door that brings major industry players into positions in government that regulate those industries.

Cleaning Up the Airwaves

  • By
  • Mark Lloyd,
  • New America Foundation
May 6, 2013 |

Restricting Lifeline Program Funding Won't Make it More Efficient

  • By
  • Sarah Morris,
  • Benjamin Lennett,
  • New America Foundation
April 29, 2013 |

A Failing Grade for Broadband

  • By
  • Danielle Kehl,
  • Benjamin Lennett,
  • New America Foundation
April 17, 2013 |

Mining the Brain for Profit | The Washington Post

  • By
  • Grady Johnson,
  • New America Foundation
March 31, 2013 |

It’s Like They’re Reading My Mind | Slate

  • By
  • Grady Johnson,
  • New America Foundation
  • and Sean Vitka
March 25, 2013 |

Against Hypocrisy: Updating Export Controls for the Digital Age

  • By
  • Danielle Kehl,
  • Tim Maurer,
  • New America Foundation
March 9, 2013 |

The Real Barrier to Freely Unlocking Cellphones: Mobile Carriers

  • By
  • Benjamin Lennett,
  • Sarah Morris,
  • Brian Duggan,
  • New America Foundation
March 7, 2013 |

On Monday, the White House threw its support behind a petition to make unlocking cellphones legal. “The White House agrees with the 114,000+ of you who believe that consumers should be able to unlock their cellphones without risking criminal or other penalties. In fact, we believe the same principle should also apply to tablets, which are increasingly similar to smart phones,” R.

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