Matthew Feeney

Matthew Feeney

Director, Project on Emerging Technologies, Cato Institute

Matthew Feeney is the director of the Cato Institute’s Project on Emerging Technologies, where he works on issues concerning the intersection of new technologies and civil liberties. Before coming to Cato, Matthew worked at Reason magazine as assistant editor of Reason.com. He has also worked at The American Conservative, the Liberal Democrats, and the Institute of Economic Affairs. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, HuffPost, The Hill, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Washington Examiner, City A.M., and others. Matthew received both his B.A and M.A in philosophy from the University of Reading.

Deep Dive Episode 195 – President Biden’s Executive Order on Foreign-Controlled Apps

Deep Dive Episode 195 – President Biden’s Executive Order on Foreign-Controlled Apps

Regulatory Transparency Project's Fourth Branch Podcast

In June, President Biden revoked a Trump-era executive order that sought to ban TikTok and...

Deep Dive Episode 168 – Deepfakes: What, If Anything, Should Policymakers Do?

Deep Dive Episode 168 – Deepfakes: What, If Anything, Should Policymakers Do?

Regulatory Transparency Project's Fourth Branch Podcast

“Deepfakes” are one of the latest technologies to prompt debate about online media. Using Deepfake...

Tech Roundup Episode 11 – TikTok's Running Clock

Tech Roundup Episode 11 – TikTok's Running Clock

Regulatory Transparency Project's Fourth Branch Podcast

Citing national security concerns, the Trump administration has ordered TikTok's Chinese parent company, Bytedance Ltd.,...