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Keeping the Internet Free and Open: SESTA Will Gut Protection for the Web as We Know It

Amending Section 230 of the CDA will have a profound and negative impact on free speech and information access in the digital world.

Keeping the Internet Free and Open: SESTA Will Gut Protection for the Web as We Know It

Amending Section 230 of the CDA will have a profound and negative impact on free speech and information access in the digital world.


Call for Increased Transparency of Intelligence Sharing

OTI joins coalition to tell Congress and international oversight bodies to increase transparency of cross-border intelligence sharing.


The California Legislature is Trying to Run Out the Clock on Protecting Broadband Privacy

States, including California, have attempted to fill the gap left by Congress by proposing laws to protect broadband privacy.


OTI Submits FCC Reply Comments on Net Neutrality

On August 31, OTI filed a second round of comments that continued to push back against the FCC's wrongheaded net neutrality repeal plan.


OTI, EFF, and CDT Urged the Supreme Court to Take Case on the Constitutionality of Section 702 Surveillance

The massive secrecy that shrouds Section 702 has prevented the courts from considering the constitutionality of this surveillance.


A Future Ruled by the "Botnet of Things"?

OTI offers seven ways to address the threats posed by botnets.


With Recent Actions, Verizon Seems to Flout Net Neutrality Rules

Americans should know how often ISPs throttle internet users’ connections to certain websites & how the FCC responds to these allegations.


Deciphering the European Encryption Debate: France

Of the three countries that OTI studied in its transatlantic encryption series, France’s encryption debate is perhaps the most dynamic.


An OTI Experiment: Open Source Surveillance Detection

OTI launched a technical effort at Washington D.C.'s March for Science in April 2017 to monitor and detect "Stingray" devices.


OTI Urges FCC to Abandon “Radical” and “Extreme” Net Neutrality Plan

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to repeal the 2015 Open Internet Order would damage the open internet and harm the American people.


Deciphering the European Encryption Debate: Germany

OTI came away with six major lessons from our analysis of the intersection of Germany’s encryption policy and hacking legal structure.


The Future of Detecting Internet Disruptions

In recent years, researchers, journalists, and civil society have documented an increase in global internet censorship.