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From Apps On Your Phone To Satellites In The Sky, A New Program Looks Into The Ethics Of Mapping

August 1, 2019

A new program called EthicalGEO, sponsored by the American Geographical Society (AGS), encourages people to begin a dialogue on the ethical implications geospatial technologies present in our lives.

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Knight Foundation Announce Commitment of Nearly $50 Million to Better Understand How Technology is Transforming our Democracy

July 22, 2019

Knight Foundation announce commitment of nearly $50 million in research to better understand how technology is transforming our democracy and the way we receive and engage with information.

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PayPal Expands Xoom, Launches Blockchain Startup in Europe

July 18, 2019

After receiving investments from PayPal, Flourish, and Omidyar Network earlier this year, Cambridge Blockchain has announced it will deliver the future of digital identity for Europe and beyond, shares CEO and co-founder Matthew Commons.

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Announcing the Release of the MOSIP Codebase on Github

July 16, 2019

Omidyar Network investee IIIT-Bangalore announces the release of code for a Modular, Open-Source Identity Platform that government and private-sector developers can use and build upon to issue foundational IDs.

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LuxTrust and Cambridge Blockchain Announce Private Beta for Privacy-Protecting Identity Platform

July 16, 2019

LuxTrust S.A. and Cambridge Blockchain Inc.,announced the private beta-testing phase for privacy-protecting European identity platform IDKEEP.

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The American Geographical Society Selected to Lead Global Conversation on the Ethical Dimensions of New Geospatial Data and Technologies

The American Geographical Society (AGS) has been awarded a grant by Omidyar Network to launch a world-wide conversation on the ethics of geospatial technologies.

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How Omidyar Network Aims to Reimagine Capitalism

Mike Kubzansky shares insights about our refreshed strategy in a recent interview with The Business of Giving.

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Creating Good Digital Identities in Africa

June 21, 2019

Omidyar Network’s Thea Anderson speaks with CNBC Africa about the need for and pathway to Good ID.

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Omidyar Network’s Magdi Amin on Creating Good Digital IDs to Drive Africa’s Growth

June 19, 2019

Omidyar Network’s Magdi Amin speaks with CNBC Africa about the need for and pathway to Good ID.

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WeRobotics Launches $235,000 Challenge to Solve Social Issues through Drone Data

June 19, 2019

WeRobotics, an organization focused on accelerating the positive impact of robotics solutions through local expertise, today launched the Unusual Solvers Competition to advance the “drones for good” movement globally.

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Four Ways to Reset, Restore, and Renew Trust in Technology

November 15, 2019

Anamitra Deb, Sarah Drinkwater, and CV Madhukar share solutions to reset the tech industry, restore competition, and renew trust.

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Catalyzing Good ID in Africa’s digital economy: Why we invested in Smart Africa

November 13, 2019

Magdi Amin and Eric McCarthy share insights about our recent investment in Smart Africa to support the development of its blueprint for good digital identity in Africa.

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Cultivating Healthy Engagement Online: Why We Invested in Civic Signals

November 8, 2019

How do we reset and restore the value of social platforms for society? Sarah Drinkwater shares insights on why we invested in Civic Signals.

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