WSJ Letters: “BBG is doing its job, aiding Iranian protests”

BBG Chairman Kenneth Weinstein wrote a Letter to the Editor of The Wall Street Journal in response to an editorial published by the paper on access to information in Iran.


“Regarding your editorial “Iran’s Internet Imperative” (Jan. 18): As board chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), I can proudly say that the agency is a recognized global pioneer in creating secure platforms for those suffering under repressive regimes around the world. The Open Technology Fund, a competitive internet freedom tech-centric, private-sector program managed by Radio Free Asia (one of the networks overseen by the BBG), has nurtured the development of research and field-driven interventions that sustain secure anticensorship and communication technologies advancing hundreds of millions of citizens’…”  Read More