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Digital Literacy at Forefront of Digital Inclusion Efforts | Knight Digital Media Center

January 20, 2014

For community foundations concerned about issues of the digital divide, keeping programs local and steady could be the key for progress in a landscape muddied by previous missteps. The urgency is real as research by the Open Technology Institute indicates that residents and businesses in U.S. cities pay more for slower speeds by comparison with other cities around the world. Fast, affordable and accessible Internet is increasingly necessary as information essential to strong communities moves online.

Obama Says Nsa's Mass Collection Of U.S. Phone Data Will End | Wall Street Journal

January 17, 2014

"Although we're heartened by many of the positive steps that the president outlined today, many key questions and reforms were left unaddressed, and many controversies punted to Congress or to other government officials," said Sascha Meinrath, Director ...

Obama Says NSA's Mass Collection of U.S. Phone Data Will End | The Wall Street Journal

January 17, 2014

Still, many privacy advocates said Mr. Obama's plans remained incomplete.

"Although we're heartened by many of the positive steps that the president outlined today, many key questions and reforms were left unaddressed, and many controversies punted to Congress or to other government officials," said Sascha Meinrath, Director of the New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute.

Obama Outlines Changes in the NSA Spying Program | McClatchy Newspapers

January 17, 2014

“Although we’re heartened by many of the positive steps that the president outlined today, many key questions and reforms were left unaddressed, and many controversies punted to Congress or to other government officials,” said Sascha Meinrath, director of the Open Technology Institute and vice president at the New America Foundation, a nonpartisan public policy think tank, which provided suggestions to the White House. “To restore the trust in the United States as a responsible steward of the Internet, the president should be acting now.”

If You’re Poor, Don’t Expect Privacy

  • By
  • Aleta Sprague,
  • Seeta Gangadharan,
  • New America Foundation
December 19, 2013 |
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