This post is part of Harvard Kennedy School’s Digital Government Course Assignment.

LastPass, a password manager, generates and stores all passwords in a secure vault that can only be accessed by using a single strong master password, allowing users to retrieve their passwords anytime and anywhere. The LastPass vault can…


As Google abandoned its practice of scanning user email to sell targeted advertising within the service in 2017, it faced a wave of backlash over third-party developer access to Gmail data. Third-party vendors were directly scanning emails and sell their data for various purposes. Unroll.me, an email subscription management service…


To: Maribel Blanco, Executive Associate Dean at The Fletcher School
From: Donghe Liu, MALD Student, The Fletcher School

Subject: Pivoting Toward Product-Market Fit
Date: September 27, 2020

myFletcher, a campus community platform, was created in July 2020 to be a central repository for The Fletcher School resources. Valerie Wencis, Director…


To: Joyce Murray, Minister of Digital Government of Canada
From: Donghe Liu, Graduate Student, The Fletcher School at Tufts University

Subject: The Challenges and Risks of Adopting an “Ask Once” Policy
Date: September 14, 2020

As Canada is moving towards a data-driven government, it has started thinking of adopting an…

Donghe Liu

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