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We’re Seeing an Economic Boom; But a Boom for Whom?

February 18, 2020

Joelle Gamble shares insights on the recent economic boom with Soledad O'Brien on Matter of Fact.

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She Wants to Break Up Big Everything

Omidyar Network is proud to support the launch of American Economic Liberties Project by Sarah Miller.

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This Year Privacy-First Tech Will (Slowly) Start Going Mainstream

February 6, 2020

Will 2020 be the year privacy-respecting tech goes mainstream? Director Sarah Drinkwater shares her predictions with Wired UK.

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Tech Boosts Corporate Profits. What’s It Doing for Workers?

January 30, 2020

Joelle Gamble shares insights on how new technology can lead to workplace fissuring.

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WhatsApp is a Threat to Society. Here’s How to Fix It.

December 16, 2019

David Madden and Anamitra Deb share four ways the encrypted messaging platform can address the dangerous behavior that its platform is enabling.

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We don’t need another WeWork

December 12, 2019

It's time for more alternatives to venture capital cash, argues Omidyar Network's Sarah Drinkwater — and for more startups focused on making positive contributions to the world.

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Coalition of Foundations and Family Offices Launch the Tipping Point Fund to Scale the Impact Investing Field

December 5, 2019

Blue Haven Initiative, Ford Foundation, MacArthur Foundation and Omidyar Network will anchor the $12.5 million pool of philanthropic capital

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The Chronicle of Philanthropy: What Does Good ID Look Like?

CV Madhukar spoke with The Chronicle of Philanthropy for a podcast interview on the need for privacy-enhancing technology, the Good ID movement, and the data economy’s opportunities and challenges.

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Stewarding Digital Identity for Economic Inclusion, Privacy, and Security

November 25, 2019

Magdi Amin speaks with the Financial Times on his assessment of the digital identity opportunities in Africa.

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Fixing the US Economy Isn’t Just About Money

November 20, 2019

Joelle Gamble shares insights with The Nation on how structural change happens in the economy: To make meaningful changes to our unequal economy, organizers, politicians, and candidates must target who has power.

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Bringing Data Privacy and Protections to Nigeria's ID Program and Digital Economy: Why We Invested in Paradigm Initiative

February 28, 2020

Learn from Thea Anderson on why Omidyar Network is proud to support Paradigm Initiative in their continued digital rights advocacy efforts.

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New Merger Guidelines Should Address the Dangers of Increased Dominance in Digital Markets

February 25, 2020

David Dinielli points out why mergers involving large tech companies need to be evaluated differently based on the realities of the digital markets and the potential harms they can create.

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Lessons Learned and Our Continued Pledge to Uncover the Impact of Social Media on our Democracy

February 13, 2020

Sarah Drinkwater shares lessons learned on our commitment to Social Science One, and additional insights on finding pathways to other privacy-protected, rigorous, ethical, and independent social media data research.

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