Press Releases

Section 702 Reform Bill Is A Good Start, But Improvements Are Still Needed

Today, the draft of the House Judiciary Committee’s bill to reauthorize and reform Section 702 of FISA was made public.

OTI and Coalition Oppose Proposal to Provide Foreign Governments Access to U.S. Communications Data

Coalition sends letter to Congress opposing legislation that would allow easy cross-border access to U.S. electronic communication.

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."