Press Releases

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.

OTI Statement on Selection of Ajit Pai to Lead FCC

Today, President Trump designated Ajit Pai to lead the Federal Communications Commission.

OTI Supports the Reintroduction of the Email Privacy Act

Today, Congressmen Yoder and Polis reintroduced the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 387) for the 115th Congress.

House Lawmakers Say No To Encryption Backdoors

OTI welcomes this report, which was signed by the chairmen and ranking members of both committees, as well as a number of other members.

OTI Statement on Chairman Wheeler's Departure

Chairman Wheeler left an indelible mark on our country’s communications policy.

TechCongress Announces Second Class of Congressional Innovation Fellows

TechCongress is pleased to announce its 2017 class of Congressional Innovation Fellows.

When the Clock Strikes Midnight, Government Hacking Will Expand Dramatically

At midnight, changes to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure that will significantly expand government hacking go into effect.

Coalition Asks Congress to Delay Rule that Will Expand Government Hacking

Today, OTI joined 26 civil society organizations, trade associations, and companies to support the passage of the Review the Rule Act.

OTI Commends FCC Approval of Strong Broadband Privacy Rules

The Order adopted by the FCC implements strong rules to protect the private information of broadband customers.

OTI Commends Senators on Stingray Investigation Letter

OTI commends Senators Franken, Leahy & Wyden for calling on the FCC Chairman to investigate the use of Stingray surveillance devices.

OTI Applauds FCC Chairman’s Broadband Privacy Proposal

Strong privacy rules are needed to promote widespread consumer trust in broadband networks.

OTI Statement on the "Unlock the Box" Delay

Today, the Federal Communications Commission postponed a planned vote on the "Unlock the Box" proposal.