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20th Anniversary Kickoff: Public Knowledge’s Founding

February 24, 2021 20th Anniversary , anniversary , Founding history , Public Knowledge

To kick off our 20th year,  the founders of Public Knowledge discussed the history of the organization and how it’s grown over time. Panelists also discussed the role of public interest groups in tech policy, our wins and losses over the last 20 years, and how our work shifted over the years in response to […]

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Public Knowledge Launches Principles Guiding Section 230 Reform to Protect Free Expression Online

February 11, 2021 Free Expression , principles , Public Knowledge , Section 230

Today, Public Knowledge released principles to help guide discussions of possible Section 230 reform to ensure that any changes promote the public interest. These principles are meant to provide guardrails for policymakers to protect consumers’ ability to freely express themselves online while also addressing the challenges posed by content moderation.

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Senior Advisor Gene Kimmelman Resigns from Public Knowledge to Join Justice Department

January 21, 2021 Public Knowledge

Today, Public Knowledge Senior Advisor Gene Kimmelman announced his resignation in order to serve as Senior Counselor for President Joe Biden’s Associate Attorney General at the Department of Justice. This will be a limited duration position.

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Public Knowledge Welcomes New Policy Fellow

January 13, 2021 fellowship , Gene Kimmelman Fellowship Fund , Public Knowledge

Public Knowledge welcomes Montana Williams, Policy Fellow, to our team to focus on expanding broadband access, protecting free expression online, increasing platform competition, and creating fair intellectual property policy.

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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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