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Katie Jordan

Katie Jordan

Senior Policy Advisor

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Biography

Katie Jordan is a Senior Policy Advisor at the Internet Society. She joined the organization in March 2018 and currently leads the Internet Way of Networking project globally. Katie also develops and advocates for the organization's public policy positions, including on access and security in the United States and Canada.

Katie received her B.A. from the University of Virginia, where she majored in Foreign Affairs and Media Studies. After graduation, she worked as a Google Public Policy Fellow atNew America's Open Technology Institute and as a Policy and Program Manager at Next Century Cities, where she assisted mayors with local broadband, digital inclusion, and civic tech initiatives. Most recently, she served as the Development Manager at Public Knowledge, where she led development efforts and explored emerging technologies.

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Encryption 3 July 2020

The Internet “Just Works”: The EARN IT Act Threatens That and More

When the EARN IT Act was introduced in March 2020, technologists, civil society organizations, academics, and even a former...

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Community Networks 2 June 2020

COVID-19 Response Must Include Massive Funding for Fiber-Optic Internet Access

By now, many of us are realizing we’ve been taking access to basic things for granted, such as social...

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Growing the Internet 13 April 2020

Could the CARES Act Close the Digital Divide in the United States?

Last week, the U.S. Congress passed the third stimulus bill in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This bill primarily...

Canada’s Innovative Future Relies on Upholding Core Properties of the Capital ‘I’ Internet Thumbnail
Strengthening the Internet 21 February 2020

Canada’s Innovative Future Relies on Upholding Core Properties of the Capital ‘I’ Internet

As Canada considers how to renew its broadcasting and telecommunications regulatory regime, it should steer clear of recent recommendations...

Owning Your Keys: The Technical and Human Side of Encryption Thumbnail
Encryption 5 November 2019

Owning Your Keys: The Technical and Human Side of Encryption

Ever wonder if your next doctor’s appointment will result in jail time? Luckily most of us never have to...

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Growing the Internet 9 August 2019

Ulukhaktok: Community Networking in the (Far) North

In June of this year, I had the great privilege of traveling to Ulukhaktok, NWT, Canada to talk to...

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