Press Releases

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.

OTI Welcomes Senate USA Liberty Act Which Significantly Improves Upon House Bill

The Senate USA Liberty Act provides a way forward for Congress to reauthorize Section 702 and increase protections for Americans' privacy.

FCC Passes Proposal That Would Destroy the Lifeline Program

More than just a subsidy, Lifeline is a critical program that offers families a pathway out of poverty.

OTI's Statement on the Vulnerabilities Equities Process Charter

Today, Rob Joyce, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator, released a new charter for the Vulnerability Equities Process (VEP).