Press Releases

OTI Urges House of Representatives to Pass the Amash Amendment or Reject the House Intelligence Committee’s Section 702 Bill

The Amash Amendment will strike the text of the House Intelligence Committee’s 702 bill and replace it with the text of the USA Rights Act.

OTI Welcomes House Passage of the "Cyber Vulnerability Disclosure Reporting Act"

Today’s House vote is a step forward toward enabling the public to assess how the administration decides to disclose cyber vulnerabilities.

OTI Rejects House Intel's Modified FISA Reauthorization Bill

OTI strongly opposed this bill when it was originally considered, and continues to strongly oppose it in its newly modified form.

OTI Disappointed Congress Passed Short-Term 702 Reauthorization Instead of Passing Real Reform

Congress passes short-tern reauthorization after House Leadership’s fails to force the passage of the controversial Section 702 expansion.

OTI Alarmed House is Expected to Vote on Section 702 Surveillance Expansion and Reauthorization

The bill would reauthorize Section 702 of FISA for four years without making any meaningful reforms.

OTI Welcomes Cancellation of Vote on Dangerous Bill to Expand and Reauthorize Section 702 Surveillance

House leadership abandoned its attempt to hold a vote this week on the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017.

OTI Opposes Rep. Blackburn’s “Dead on Arrival” Net Neutrality Bill

Rather than restoring online protections, this net neutrality legislation is riddled with loopholes for large companies.

Ignoring Widespread and Bipartisan Opposition, FCC Votes to Kill Net Neutrality Rules

The FCC voted 3-2 to gut its 2015 net neutrality rules that protect Americans from anti-competitive & anti-consumer ISP practices.

TechCongress Announces Third Class of Congressional Innovation Fellows

Six new fellows are bringing their tech expertise to Congress.

OTI Dismayed at House Intelligence Committee's Abdication of its Oversight Authority on Section 702

The House Intelligence Committee abdicated its responsibility to the public in its oversight of Section 702 reauthorization.

OTI Strongly Opposes House Intelligence Committee’s Bill to Expand All FISA Surveillance and Reauthorize Section 702

The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence's bill will reauthorize and expand invasive surveillance law.

The FCC’s Net Neutrality Repeal is a Threat to Consumers, the Economy, and Internet Freedom

FCC Chairman Pai announced an Order that would repeal net neutrality rules.