Category Archives: Public Policy

Seizing the moment – A framework for American innovation

Decades of government investment in R&D led to scientific breakthroughs that gave us the tools we use every day, and public-private partnerships…
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The opportunity for “Digital Sprinters”

People around the world are confronting once-in-a-generation challenges: a global pandemic, an economic downturn of unprecedented proportions, rising demands for equity, and…
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Partnership, policy and trade in Asia’s economic recovery

Today, at the Asian Development Bank’s Southeast Asia Development Symposium, leaders from government and the technology industry will discuss how to work…
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A more responsible, innovative and helpful internet in Europe

Over the last 20 years, digital tools have played an increasingly important role in our everyday lives, in societal debate and in…
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In support of interoperability

Open software interfaces have been an integral part of the innovation economy. They enable the interoperability that has always let software developers…
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It’s time for a new international tax deal

Finance ministers from the world’s largest economies recently came together and agreed on the need for the most significant reforms to the…
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Oversight frameworks for content-sharing platforms

A range of governments, tech platforms, and civil society are focused on how best to deal with illegal and problematic online content.…
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Oracle v. Google and the future of software development

Today we asked the Supreme Court of the United States to review our long-running copyright dispute with Oracle over the use of…
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Applications are open for the Google North America Public Policy Fellowship

Starting today, we’re accepting applications for the 2019 North America Google Policy Fellowship. Our fellowship gives undergraduate and graduate students a paid opportunity…
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A “First Step” towards criminal justice reform

For the first time in 22 years, Alice Johnson will be home for the holidays. Now a great-grandmother, Johnson was sentenced to…
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