Kevin Bankston
Kevin Bankston

Kevin Bankston is director of New America’s Open Technology Institute, which works to ensure that all communities have access to an open and secure internet. Follow him on Twitter.

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Oct. 6 2017 7:38 AMBlade Runner and the Power of Sci-Fi World-BuildingFictional futures can help shape reality.
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June 12 2017 7:30 AMPrototyping a Better TomorrowHow science fiction can help us create a better future.
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Aug. 18 2015 11:25 AMThe Numbers Don’t LieSmartphone encryption will help cops more than it hurts them.
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Nov. 21 2013 2:13 PMBad ConnectionThe telecom industry should be embarrassed by its silence on surveillance.
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Sept. 26 2017 12:28 PMHow Fandom Is Helping Mold the FutureTech policy and sci-fi collide at Dragon Con.
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Jan. 27 2017 7:39 AMLet’s Have an Adult Conversation on EncryptionThat means moving beyond backdoors.
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Feb. 25 2015 4:49 PMWest Coast vs. East CoastThe crypto cold war between the feds and the tech industry just got hot.