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Meet the New OTI Staff, Summer Interns, and Fellows

OTI welcomes three new full-time staff and seven interns and fellows.

Meet the New OTI Staff, Summer Interns, and Fellows

OTI welcomes three new full-time staff and seven interns and fellows.


Protecting Privacy in a Postsecondary Student Data System

The College Transparency Act of 2017 would create a new postsecondary student data system, but privacy & security are central to any debate.


May's Open Letter from the OTI Director: After the First Hundred Days

A look at OTI's “Silver Linings Playbook” for defending the internet in dark times.


OTI’s Reform Priorities for Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act

Congress has until December 31 to renew the FISA Amendments Act or it will expire.


Section 702 vs. Traditional FISA vs. Criminal Wiretap Warrants

A chart comparing Section 702 vs. Traditional FISA vs. Criminal Wiretap Warrants


OTI Joins Amicus Letter Urging Changes to NYPD Body-Worn Cameras Pilot Project

To be an effective remedy to the NYPD’s constitutional abuses, the body-worn camera policies must be changed in at least four key ways.


OTI Joins Fight Against Privacy Violations at the U.S. Border

Warrantless device searches at the U.S. border have skyrocketed from 5,000 searches in all of 2015 to 5,000 searches this February alone.


Private Sector & Civil Society Provide Comments to NTIA in Support of Bug Bounty Programs

The comments encourage the NTIA to incorporate such programs in the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity.


Catch OTI and RDR at RightsCon!

OTI and Ranking Digital Rights are hosting panels at this year's RightsCon.


Don't Repeal Common-Sense Privacy Rules

Congress would wipe out protections for Americans’ private communications, giving internet providers the green light to sell that info.


March's Letter from OTI Director Kevin Bankston

Over the past month, the attacks on internet openness & security that we have been preparing for since the election finally began in earnest


The FCC's Privacy Rules Are on the Chopping Block

It would leave no rules on the books protecting the privacy of broadband consumers and no way for FCC to rectify the situation.