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Skydiving Without a Parachute

The Clarifying Lawful Use of Overseas Data Act (CLOUD Act) was recently introduced in the Senate & House of Representatives.

Skydiving Without a Parachute

The Clarifying Lawful Use of Overseas Data Act (CLOUD Act) was recently introduced in the Senate & House of Representatives.


The Promises—and Pitfalls—of Content Regulation in the Digital Age

Tech companies use content regulation to keep their platforms safe, but users remain in the dark about most of these practices.


“Smart” TVs Aren't So Smart About Your Privacy

As everyday consumer appliances and devices are increasingly connected to the internet, concerns about privacy and security are mounting.


Working With State and Local Governments To Keep Open Internet Protections Alive

In the ongoing fight for net neutrality, OTI will continue to work with states and localities to reinstate protections wherever possible.


One Year In: Our Updated Progress Report on FCC Chairman Ajit Pai

We review Ajit Pai’s first year as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.


Section 702 Bill is Surveillance Expansion and No Meaningful Reform

The Senate is scheduled to vote for cloture on a bill that would reauthorize and expand FISA Section 702.


Protecting Privacy with Secure Multi-Party Computation

MPC provides the ability to compute values from multiple encrypted data sources without any party having to reveal their private data.


USA Rights Act Provides Robust and Meaningful Reforms to Protect Americans’ Privacy

The Amash Amendment makes essential improvements to Section 702.


Poe-Lofgren-Nadler Amendment to the Section 702 Reauthorization Bill: Meaningful Reform to Protect Americans’ Privacy

OTI strongly supports this amendment, & if it were attached to S. 139, we would withdraw our opposition to the bill & recommend its passage.


House Intelligence Committee’s Section 702 Bill: Surveillance Expansion and No Meaningful Reform

The House Intelligence Committee’s bill makes no meaningful reforms to Section 702 and codifies “abouts” collection.


Vote NO on Section 702 Surveillance Expansion and Reauthorization

The modifications to this bill are wholly insufficient to address the many concerns it raises.


Small Businesses Rely on Open Internet Protections

A variety of representatives from startups and small businesses say why they rely on open internet protections.