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Omidyar Network Applauds California’s Landmark, First-of-its-Kind Children’s Online Safety Law

Earlier this year, kids, teens, and parents called on the California legislature to protect them online. The bipartisan leadership team of Democrat Buffy Wicks and …

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Omidyar Network Joins Forces with Digital Luminaries to Build “The Tech We Want”

Omidyar Network today announced a new initiative: The Tech We Want, a four-year, $8 million portfolio of work focused on connecting and empowering a new …

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Omidyar Network and Grantees Celebrate Historic Public Investments in the Inflation Reduction Act

As an organization dedicated to building a more inclusive and equitable society, Omidyar Network is heartened by the House and Senate’s recent passage of the …

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It’s in Everyone’s Interest to Sustain our Open Digital Future

By Govind Shivkumar, Director of Responsible Technology, Omidyar Network and Alex Krasodomski-Jones, Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media, Demos Omidyar Network has …

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New Innovation Challenge to Rethink the Future of Data

Omidyar Network, alongside Carrot, today unveiled The Future of Data Challenge, which will award $1.1 million toward up to 10 transformative solutions that reimagine the …

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Reflections and Actions from Our Grantee Perception Report

Mike Kubzansky, CEO Part of how we in philanthropy make ourselves more accountable is by listening and acting upon what we hear even—especially—when it’s critical. …

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Reimagining Capitalism: Major Philanthropies Launch Effort at Leading Academic Institutions

(Photo courtesy of Howard University) Reposted from Hewlett.org First Grants from Hewlett Foundation and Omidyar Network to Harvard, Howard, Johns Hopkins Universities, MIT, and Santa …

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Keeping Misinformation, Hate, and Violence from Going Viral

Omidyar Network commits $10 million toward making private messaging more trustworthy Private messaging platforms like Messenger, Signal, Telegram, WeChat, and WhatsApp have, in the last …

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New steward for #GoodID: Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University

2021 continues to be a pivotal time for digital identity as interest and perspectives emerge from every sector of society. The Covid-19 pandemic, a long …

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Non-Profit & For-Profit Leaders Form Novata, a New Technology Platform Designed to Streamline ESG Reporting Across the Private Markets

PRESS RELEASE Non-Profit & For-Profit Leaders Form Novata, a New Technology Platform Designed to Streamline ESG Reporting Across the Private Markets Ford Foundation, S&P Global, …

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