Press Releases

TechCongress Opens 2018 Congressional Innovation Fellowship Application

TechCongress opens its application process for its third class of Congressional Innovation Fellows.

Statement from Michael Calabrese on the AIRWAVES Act

Today, Sens. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) introduced the AIRWAVES Act.

OTI Supports Introduction of the ECPA Modernization Act of 2017

OTI supports the ECPA Modernization Act of 2017, introduced today by Sens. Lee and Leahy.

OTI to “Five Eyes” Countries Meeting Today: Undermining Encryption Won’t Make Us Safer

As experts have explained throughout the encryption debate, this is not an argument about security vs. privacy but security vs. security.

New Coalition Petitions FCC to Expand Shared Access to Underused Spectrum to Boost High-Speed Broadband Access in Rural and Underserved Areas

Coalition calls on FCC to speed deployment of high-capacity fixed wireless broadband services.

Nonprofit Coalition Letter Urges FCC to Reject Cellular Industry Effort to Upend Historic Spectrum Sharing Framework

Coalition letter opposes CTIA effort to limit access to licensed spectrum.

GNI Welcomes the Open Technology Institute at New America as a New Member

GNI is pleased to announce that OTI has become the newest member of its multi-stakeholder freedom of expression and privacy platform.

OTI Sends Coalition Letter in Response to the DNI's Broken Privacy Commitment

In response to DNI's refusal to provide a public estimate of the number of Americans whose communications are collected under Section 702.

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.