Ideas

The Open-Source, Identity Platform MOSIP Hits a New Milestone

July 1, 2020

In late 2018, Omidyar Network invested in International Institute for Information Technology—Bangalore (IIIT-B) to develop a modular, open-source, identity platform (MOSIP). And today, we can share that three countries—Morocco, Philippines, and Ethiopia—have adopted the customizable, open source digital platform on which they plan to build secure, standards-compliant, vendor-neutral, and scalable national ID systems.

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Pathways and Pitfalls for Social Payment Programs and Data Protection

June 30, 2020

This post is the second in a blog series on the pitfalls and pathways in the global data protection landscape and an exploration of how technology continues to evolve faster than the laws and norms that govern it.

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

June 24, 2020

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 entitled “Roadmap for a Monopolization Case Against Google Regarding the Search Market”.

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Facebook accused of squashing rivals by former antitrust official

Article June 26, 2020

The Financial Times covered one of Omidyar Network's antitrust papers in the policy series here. 

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How U.S. enforcers could take on Google's search monopoly

Article June 25, 2020

A report by a tech-backed foundation outlines how Google has maintained its dominance — and how an antitrust suit could make a dent in it.

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Roadmap for a Monopolization Case Against Google Regarding the Search Market

Research Report June 25, 2020

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 entitled “A Roadmap for a Monopolization Case Against Google Regarding the Search Market”.

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Roadmap for a Digital Advertising Monopolization Case Against Google

Research Report May 17, 2020

Today, we unveiled a groundbreaking roadmap for a possible monopolization case against Google based on the dominant position it built and maintained over critical elements of the digital advertising market.

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Unchecked Power: The Root of Big Tech Issues

Perspective February 7, 2020

Omidyar Network shares its perspective on holding big tech accountable for its role in fueling inequality and enabling harmful practices.

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Not Just a Job: New Evidence on the Quality of Work in the United States

Research Report October 23, 2019

Omidyar Network partnered with Gallup, Lumina Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to create the first-ever Great Jobs Survey, a comprehensive measure of job quality in the US.

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