Items tagged "Public Knowledge"

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Public Knowledge Welcomes New Director of Government Affairs, Greg Guice, to Bolster Advocacy Efforts

September 15, 2020 Public Knowledge , Staff

Public Knowledge is pleased to announce one addition and one change to our team. First, Public Knowledge welcomes Greg Guice, Director of Government Affairs to our team to spearhead our advocacy, outreach, and policy recommendations to promote technological innovation. Additionally, Public Knowledge is pleased to announce the promotion of Meredith Rose to Senior Policy Counsel.

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Media Alert: Public Knowledge Announces 2020 IP3 Award Honorees

August 5, 2020 IP3 , IP3 Awards , Public Knowledge

Today, we are pleased to announce the winners of our 17th annual IP3 Awards. Public Knowledge hosts the IP3 Awards ceremony each year to honor those who have made significant contributions to technology and tech policy in the categories of Intellectual Property, Information Policy, and Internet Protocol. This year’s ceremony will be hosted online Thursday, September 24, at 6:30 p.m. ET.

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Public Knowledge Stands with Civil Rights Groups by Refusing Facebook Funding

June 9, 2020 civil rights , Content Moderation , Facebook , Public Knowledge , Section 230

Today, Public Knowledge announces that it will not accept funding from Facebook for any of the organization’s programs or initiatives. The decision follows a June 1 meeting between Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg and civil rights leaders to discuss the company’s choice to leave up without moderation comments made by President Trump, including one in which he posted, “when the looting starts, the shooting starts,” in reference to protests over George Floyd’s death. Twitter, meanwhile, labeled the content with a disclaimer that it “glorified violence.”

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Public Knowledge Welcomes New Policy Counsel Kathleen Burke to Bolster Advocacy Efforts

May 18, 2020 Public Knowledge , Staff

Public Knowledge welcomes Kathleen Burke, Policy Counsel, to our team to enhance our legal capabilities and provide support for copyright reform and telecommunications policy.

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Public Knowledge Enhances Event, Administration Support to Expand Outreach

April 2, 2020 Public Knowledge , Staff

Public Knowledge is pleased to announce two additions and one change to our team. First, Public Knowledge welcomes Michele Ambadiang, Events and Development Manager, and Courtney Lee, Director of Finance and Administration, as new additions to our administration and event teams. They will support the organization’s advocacy efforts across the full breadth of issues Public Knowledge leads on.

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Public Knowledge Welcomes New Chair, Members to Board of Directors

March 9, 2020 Board of Directors , Public Knowledge

Public Knowledge is proud to announce the election of new leadership to its Board of Directors. The Public Knowledge Board recently elected Daphne Keller and Michal Rosenn to join 10 other board members to provide Public Knowledge with strategic counsel and leadership. We also welcome Virginia Lam Abrams, who has been an active board member […]

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Public Knowledge Bolsters Advocacy and Policy Teams to Strengthen Privacy, Platform Accountability

February 21, 2020 Public Knowledge , Staff

Public Knowledge is pleased to announce three additions and one change to our team. First, Public Knowledge welcomes Sara Collins, Policy Counsel; Alex Petros, Policy Counsel; and Lisa Macpherson, Senior Policy Fellow as new additions to our government affairs and policy teams. They will add depth and experience to our policy analysis and advocacy across the full breadth of issues Public Knowledge is leading on, including digital platform competition, privacy, and misinformation online.

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Public Knowledge Launches Gene Kimmelman Fellowship to Train Next Generation of Consumer Advocates

October 23, 2019 advocacy training , fellowship , Gene Kimmelman Fellowship Fund , public interest , Public Knowledge

Today, Public Knowledge launched the Gene Kimmelman Fellowship Fund to train the next generation of consumer advocates specializing in technology, telecommunications, and intellectual property policy.

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Public Knowledge Welcomes New Policy Counsel Dylan Gilbert to Bolster Advocacy Efforts

October 1, 2019 Consumer Privacy , digital platforms , Music Copyright , Music Licensing , Public Knowledge , Staff

Public Knowledge welcomes Dylan Gilbert, Policy Counsel, to our team to focus on privacy protections, copyright reform, and various platform issues. He holds a J.D. from the George Washington University Law School and a B.A. in English from the College of William and Mary.

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Public Knowledge Bolsters Advocacy and Policy Teams to Protect Consumers

August 29, 2019 Broadband , Competition Policy , consumer choice , consumer protections , Public Knowledge

Public Knowledge is pleased to announce two additions and one change to our team. First, Public Knowledge welcomes Jenna Leventoff, Senior Policy Counsel, and Bertram Lee, Policy Counsel, as new additions to our government affairs and policy teams. They will add depth and experience to our policy analysis and advocacy across the full breadth of issues Public Knowledge is leading on, including free expression and content moderation, privacy, broadband deployment, and spectrum policy.

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