Responsible Tech

A decade of working toward Good ID

Omidyar Network’s past, present, and future role in the digital identity space By Thea Anderson, Ellen Jacobs, Robert Karanja, Govind Shivkumar, and Abiah Weaver of …

Read More →

The Intersection: Who’s in the Driver’s Seat — Us or Our Technology?

Still frame from The Intersection By Julia Solano, Eshanthi Ranasinghe, and Nicole Allred, Exploration & Future Sensing, Omidyar Network The Intersection, a short film in …

Read More →

The growing demand for digital public infrastructure requires coordinated global investment and an ethical lens

The 10 must-reads to keep pace with the digital public infrastructure movement By Govind Shivkumar, Director of Responsible Technology, Omidyar Network You don’t need me …

Read More →

Reimagining Digital Public Infrastructure Is No Longer Just a Development Agenda

  By CV Madhukar, Responsible Technology, Omidyar Network In a world where digitization ubiquitous, we now have an opportunity to shape digital ID programs and …

Read More →

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 …

Read More →

The Push for Fairness, Equity, and Safeguards in the Data Economy

MIT Technology Review Insights explores, in a new report released today, how a growing number of voices — including economists, lawyers, civil rights groups, and Omidyar Network …

Read More →

A Legal Roadmap to Address Google’s Monopoly on Search Engines

Today, we unveiled the third and last in a series of policy papers containing detailed evidence and roadmaps for potential antitrust cases against several tech giants.

Read More →

Unchecked Power: The Root of Big Tech Issues

The dominant technology companies, such as Google and Facebook, self-declare as “platforms”. This means they own and operate essential infrastructure, provide services on which other companies depend, and engage in multi-sided markets. They deliver widespread conveniences and value to their users through their significant reach, features, and services. Yet, their unchecked market dominance, and social and political power is seriously threatening our individual freedoms, economies, and democracies.

Read More →