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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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Omidyar Network Commits $10 Million to New Focus Area: Corporations, Capital Markets, and the Common Good

October 6, 2021 For immediate release Contact: Alexis Krieg [email protected] Omidyar Network Commits $10 Million to New Focus Area: Corporations, Capital Markets, and the Common …

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UPDATED: Congress is Ready to Fight Back the Titans of Tech

Updated Statement: House Advances Bipartisan Big Tech Bills Omidyar Network applauds the House Judiciary Committee for acting swiftly and with conviction to advance six bills that will restore true …

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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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