Tim Maurer

Tim Maurer focuses on international affairs and Internet policy at the New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute.

Future Tense
May 15 2014 7:54 AMExporting the Right to PrivacyHow the U.S. can keep American-made surveillance tech out of dictators’ hands.
Future Tense
Jan. 30 2014 10:25 AMTime to Rethink Tech Sanctions Against SudanThey are making it difficult for activists to use secure communication tools and putting them at risk.
Future Tense
Dec. 14 2012 4:43 PMDid the U.N. Internet Governance Summit Actually Accomplish Anything?
Future Tense
Feb. 19 2014 3:08 PMStop Calling Decentralization of the Internet “Balkanization”
Future Tense
May 30 2013 11:22 AMConfusing Sanctions Are Aiding Government RepressionBy keeping important technologies out of the hands of Iranian and Syrian activists.
Future Tense
Dec. 11 2012 3:58 PMA Half-Time Analysis of the Summit That Could Shape the Future of the Internet


Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case

The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race

How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada

View From Chicago

You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney

Or at least trade it for something.

Space: The Next Generation

An All-Female Mission to Mars

As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.

Terrorism, Immigration, and Ebola Are Combining Into a Supercluster of Anxiety

The Legal Loophole That Allows Microsoft to Seize Assets and Shut Down Companies

  News & Politics
Oct. 17 2014 4:21 PM Why the Poor Pay $1,400 for Old iPads #MuckReads: A weekly roundup of investigative reporting from ProPublica.
Business Insider
Oct. 19 2014 11:40 AM Pot-Infused Halloween Candy Is a Worry in Colorado
Oct. 17 2014 5:26 PM Judge Begrudgingly Strikes Down Wyoming’s Gay Marriage Ban
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 17 2014 1:54 PM Republican Midterm Debate Strategy: Be Pro-Life, But Not Anti-Abortion
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Oct. 17 2014 1:33 PM What Happened at Slate This Week?  Senior editor David Haglund shares what intrigued him at the magazine. 
Oct. 19 2014 4:33 PM Building Family Relationships in and out of Juvenile Detention Centers
Future Tense
Oct. 17 2014 6:05 PM There Is No Better Use For Drones Than Star Wars Reenactments
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 19 2014 7:30 AM Persistence Pays Off: The Smoking Trail of a Shooting Star
Sports Nut
Oct. 16 2014 2:03 PM Oh What a Relief It Is How the rise of the bullpen has changed baseball.