Logan Koepke

@jlkoepke

Analyst, Upturn

FBI seeks to shield its massive biometric database from public scrutiny.

The FBI is proposing to exempt its entire Next Generation Identification (NGI) database from the basic regulations and requirements of the Privacy Act of 1974 — the very law designed to govern how the FBI handles this type of sensitive information. Here's why that's troubling for civil rights.

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#AirbnbWhileBlack: Exposing hidden biases in the sharing economy.

What's the backstory behind racial discrimination on sharing economy platforms like Airbnb?

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Project Include looks to make tech more inclusive.

Project Interlude is a collective effort by eight prominent women in the tech industry to create an “open community working toward providing meaningful diversity and inclusion solutions for tech companies.”

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Want to video your vote? That could be illegal.

The social network Snapchat, in an amicus brief challenging New Hampshire’s ban on ballot selfies, argues that ballot selfies are “the latest way that voters, especially young voters, engage with the political process.”

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Tech industry’s gender pay gap gets fresh attention from an activist investor.

Even with survey data and discrimination lawsuits, it can be hard to fully assess the true scope of the pay gap across the industry. That’s where investor Natasha Lamb, director of shareholder engagement at an activist investment firm, steps in.

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