Andrea Peterson

ReporterWashington, D.C.

The latest from Andrea

Your morning helping of hand-picked stories from The Switch team.

  • Jul 30, 2014

A new version of the USA Freedom Act has been introduced in the Senate.

  • Jul 29, 2014

Come to our reader meet up July 29, 2014 in Washington, D.C.

  • Jul 29, 2014

Zillow is buying Trulia. Here’s what that might mean for consumers.

  • Jul 28, 2014

Your morning helping of hand-picked stories from The Switch team.

  • Jul 28, 2014

All it needs now is a signature from the President.

  • Jul 25, 2014

Join The Switch team to discuss everything from the latest political tech news to the gadgets you’re eyeing.

  • Jul 25, 2014

The U.S. launch industry had some major failures in the ‘90s, which the government attributed to poor contractor oversight.

  • Jul 25, 2014

Questions remain about a talk now pulled talk that purported to demonstrate a way to deanonymize Tor users at Black Hat USA.

  • Jul 24, 2014

The StubHub “hack” didn’t actually compromise the ticket reseller’s networks.

  • Jul 24, 2014

From bitcoins to state sponsored surveillance, you have until fall to read our tech story picks from the New Yorker’s online archive.

  • Jul 23, 2014

Your morning helping of hand-picked stories from The Switch team.

  • Jul 23, 2014

Riders may love Uber, but not all cities do.

  • Jul 21, 2014

When tragedy strikes, so do online scammers.

  • Jul 21, 2014

Your morning helping of hand-picked stories from The Switch team.

  • Jul 21, 2014

The Internet never forgets, but Microsoft’s search engine might soon.

  • Jul 17, 2014

It’s considered a “fringe benefit” of the job, he says.

  • Jul 17, 2014

Your morning helping of hand-picked stories from The Switch team.

  • Jul 16, 2014

Google’s launching a new team to help fight zero day bugs -- here’s what that means.

  • Jul 15, 2014

Timothy Draper’s plan to split up the Golden State is inching forward, even if it is unlikely to ultimately succeed.

  • Jul 15, 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.