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Statement from Omidyar Network Regarding the January 6th Assault on Our Democracy

Yesterday was historic—for reasons that were both exhilarating and horrifying. Rev. Warnock and Jon Ossoff’s victories capped a seemingly endless electoral season. Rev. Warnock will …

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Bipartisan Coalition of State AGs Bring Suit Against Google’s Search Monopoly

December 17 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, a bi-partisan coalition of more than 30 state attorneys general led by Colorado filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google. …

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Teen Vogue: Tell Us Your Plan To Reimagine Capitalism and You Could Win $5,000 to Fund Your Idea

2020 has impacted each and every person in the US on a personal level. It’s also revealed glaring structural problems on a much larger scale.  …

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Winners of Global Photo Competition to Spotlight Human Impact of COVID-19 Announced

By Thomson Reuters Foundation The Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF) and Omidyar Network revealed today the winners of the ‘COVID-19: The Bigger Picture’ photo competition. Launched …

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NEW POLL: As Congress Stalls on Stimulus, Americans Support Direct Action to Improve the Economy

For Immediate Release December 15, 2020 Contact: [email protected] Continued Economic Anxiety Among Public Underlies Desire for Government Action Washington, DC – As the Senate continues …

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FTC v Facebook

For Immediate Release: December 9, 2020 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Federal Trade Commission and more than 40 state attorneys general filed antitrust lawsuits against …

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Covid-19 spurs national plans to give citizens digital identities

MOSIP, an open-source platform developed in India, will be central to many of those efforts WHEN MILLIONS of migrant workers were forced by India’s sudden …

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Fair value? Fixing the data economy

The data economy is facing a social reckoning say leading voices in industry, government, and academia. But what went wrong? And how can we fix …

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FACEBOOK IS EVERYWHERE.

A special opinion section on the impact of technology monopolies. Facebook is where you check the latest happenings with your family, liking or loving (with …

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Omidyar Network’s Statement on US v. Google, Filed Today by the US Department of Justice

Today marks a new chapter in the long history of US enforcement of antitrust law. The filing of this lawsuit is recognition that digital platforms, namely Google, …

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