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OTI Condemns FCC’s Attack on Net Neutrality

Today, a narrowly divided FCC voted 2-1 to advance Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to repeal the Open Internet Order.


OTI Applauds Introduction of the PATCH Act

Protecting Our Ability to Counter Hacking Act would establish an independent "Vulnerability Equities Review Board."


Net Neutrality Wins Again in Federal Court

The ball is now in Chairman Pai's court.


OTI Applauds End to NSA “About Collection,” Urges Statutory Reform of Section 702

Today, the New York Times reported that the NSA is halting its collection of communications “about” its targets under Section 702.


Trump’s FCC Chair Announces Plan to Dismantle Net Neutrality

Today, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced a plan to begin dismantling the Open Internet Order.


WIRELESS FUTURE PROJECT
Wireless Future Statement on the FCC Broadcast Incentive Auction

Today, the FCC announced the results from the first broadcast incentive auction.


President Trump Wipes Out Internet Privacy Rules

President Trump signed into law a measure that repeals the Federal Communications Commission’s broadband privacy rules.


OTI Statement on FCC Chairman’s Latest Attack on Lifeline

The move effectively stalls the implementation of the 2016 order and prevents the subsidy from reaching all low-income Americans.


Senate Abandons Consumers in its Quest to Allow ISPs to Sell Customer Data

Today, the Senate voted to repeal the broadband privacy rules passed by the FCC in October 2016.


Congress Takes Sledgehammer to Broadband Privacy Rules Through Congressional Review Act

The CRA would repeal the broadband privacy rules enacted by the Federal Communications Commission last October.


RANKING DIGITAL RIGHTS
Ranking Digital Rights Partners with Consumer Reports to Set Standards for Privacy and Security

A new initiative to develop a digital standard to measure the privacy and security of products, apps, and services


House Passed the Email Privacy Act Again; It’s Time for the Senate to Follow Suit

Yesterday, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 387) by a voice vote with no objections.