Andrea Peterson

ReporterWashington, D.C.

The latest from Andrea

And he’s not happy about it.

  • Apr 23, 2014

ODNI doesn’t want intelligence officials talking to the press without permission -- even about unclassified programs.

  • Apr 23, 2014

The five tech policy stories you need to read today.

  • Apr 23, 2014

A very special video message from Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto.

  • Apr 22, 2014

The sharing economy’s latest growing pain.

  • Apr 22, 2014

Join The Switch team to talk about gadgets and technology.

  • Apr 23, 2014

Online magazine is not erecting a paywall, but is offering subscribers additional services.

  • Apr 21, 2014

Organizers call crowdsourcing campaign “incredibly stressful.“

  • Apr 21, 2014

The five tech policy stories you need to read today.

  • Apr 21, 2014

New White House online privacy policy strips out the legalese.

  • Apr 18, 2014

Why aren’t they as excited about our science fiction future?

  • Apr 19, 2014

The five tech policy stories you need to read today.

  • Apr 16, 2014

“I don’t know and I don’t care.“

  • Apr 14, 2014

The five tech policy stories you need to read today.

  • Apr 14, 2014

A new report says advertisers now spend more online than on broadcast TV. But not all TV.

  • Apr 11, 2014

Federal appeals court sidesteps major computer crimes issues in vacating the case against hacker/troll Andrew “weev” Auernheimer.

  • Apr 11, 2014

A bill that could shed a lot of light on government expenditures moves one step closer to being law.

  • Apr 10, 2014

The new Star Wars may feature Tatooine, but Tunisia’s government is trying to stop a sand dune from destroying a previous Star Wars set.

  • Apr 10, 2014

Artist and graphic designer Nigel Evan Dennis simplifies HBO’s epic television series.

  • Apr 10, 2014

IRS advises taxpayers to file as normal.

  • Apr 9, 2014
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About Andrea

Andrea Peterson covers technology policy for The Washington Post, with an emphasis on cybersecurity, consumer privacy, transparency, surveillance and open government. She also delves into the societal impacts of technology access and how innovation is intertwined with cultural development.