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After NSA Speech, Privacy Advocates Left Wanting More | Politico

January 17, 2014

“I would characterize today’s speech as baby steps when bold leaps are necessary,” said Kevin Bankston, policy director for the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute. “Much of what the president said is pointing in a good direction, but there are still a lot of key unanswered questions.”

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For Surveillance Critics, Some Unwelcome Deja Vu | Politico

January 17, 2014

“It would be a shocking disappointment if the president ignored one of the primary recommendations of his own hand-picked review group, which includes a former White House counterterrorism czar and a former CIA deputy director — all of whom agree the problems with storing this data outweigh the benefit,” said Kevin Bankston, a privacy expert with the New America Foundation. “The president will be going against the consensus of his own review group, the privacy and civil liberties community and the Internet company community.”

Criticism Grows on Loan Collection Agency - Harkin Sets 2014 Priorities - New Rights for Transgender Students

January 2, 2014

Anne Hyslop, a policy analyst with New America Foundation, foresees a new bit of jargon entering the edu-lexicon: The ex-waiver-waiver ... which she describes as a “creative solution” that the Education Department will come up with to soften the blow for states that lose or refuse to renew their NCLB waivers… but still don’t want to comply with NCLB as written.

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Books, TV, Movies to Watch For in 2014 | Politico

December 25, 2013

New York magazine's Gabriel Sherman had been set to release his book “The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News—and Divided a Country” in May 2013. But even though it was delayed, that didn't stop it from ...

How to Save Congress: Digitize the Vote

  • By
  • Tim Wu,
  • New America Foundation
December 10, 2013 |

Obama vs. the Generals

  • By
  • Rosa Brooks,
  • New America Foundation
November 14, 2013 |

Congratulations, America. You're (Almost) Energy Independent.

  • By
  • Daniel Yergin,
  • New America Foundation
November 14, 2013 |
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Texas No Child Left Behind Waiver Means Concessions to Feds | Politico

October 29, 2013

Despite initial concerns that waivers are tied to the Common Core, the Texas Education Agency applied because it was right for the state, said Kalese Hammonds, chief adviser for policy and operations at TEA. But Texas definitely made concessions to get its waiver, said Anne Hyslop, policy analyst at the New America Foundation.

Tech Sticks to Script on New Leak — Leahy Points to FISA Court Reform — The ... | Politico

October 16, 2013

... Technology Institute as we expand our privacy and freedom of expression work, enabling OTI to redouble our efforts to ensure that every community has access to safe, affordable broadband,” OTI Director Sascha Meinrath says in a release out this ...

Tech Sticks To Script On New Leak — Leahy Points To Fisa Court Reform — The ... | Politico

October 16, 2013

... Technology Institute as we expand our privacy and freedom of expression work, enabling OTI to redouble our efforts to ensure that every community has access to safe, affordable broadband,” OTI Director Sascha Meinrath says in a release out this ...

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