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Congress is Ready to Fight Back the Titans of Tech

Statement from Anamitra Deb, Senior Director and Gus Rossi, Principal, Responsible Technology A bipartisan group of House lawmakers, led by Rep. David Cicilline (D) and …

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Balancing an unfair data economy will be critical to ensure the 21st century economic model can hold, says MIT Technology Review Insights

          PRESS RELEASE 26 May 2021 For immediate release Balancing an unfair data economy will be critical to ensure the 21st …

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Unionism, Not Amazonism

MIKE KUBZANSKY, CEO, OMIDYAR NETWORK ON 5/20/21 AT 8:00 AM EDT Nearly 85 years ago, a group of United Auto Workers members gathered on an …

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Leading Economists Lay Out Blueprint for Regulators to Protect Online Consumers and Promote Competition in Search

Washington, D.C. — If you have a question, where do you go for the answer? If you’re like nearly 90% of people in the U.S. and …

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Statement from Omidyar Network on Derek Chauvin Verdict: The First Step to Justice

Eleven months after Derek Chauvin stole George Floyd’s final breaths, jurors took less than 11 hours to find Chauvin guilty on all three counts. The …

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Zachary Carter Joins Omidyar Network as first Writer in Residence

Washington, DC — Omidyar Network today announced that Zachary Carter, formerly a senior reporter at HuffPost, will join Omidyar Network’s Reimagining Capitalism practice as its first Writer in …

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Michele Jawando Joins Omidyar Network as SVP of Programs

Washington, DC — Omidyar Network announced that Michele Lawrence Jawando, formerly head of US Strategic Engagement and Public Policy Partnerships at Google, will be joining Omidyar …

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Omidyar Network Stands in Solidarity Against Anti-Asian Hate

Words are inadequate to account for the horrific violence that took the lives of eight people in Atlanta, six of whom were Asian, and all …

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Omidyar Network Endorses PRO Act to Expand Worker Power

By Beth Kanter, Chief Advocacy and Strategic Communications Officer Omidyar Network believes that we will only have a healthier economy—one that is better for employees, businesses, …

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Major Philanthropies Tackle Inequality by Strengthening How Open Source Code is Developed and Maintained

$1.3 million for research to explore how communities that produce open source code are crucial to address issues ranging from COVID-19 to climate change NEW …

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