Press Releases

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.

Trump’s FCC Chair Announces Plan to Dismantle Net Neutrality

Today, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced a plan to begin dismantling the Open Internet Order.

Wireless Future Statement on the FCC Broadcast Incentive Auction

Today, the FCC announced the results from the first broadcast incentive auction.

President Trump Wipes Out Internet Privacy Rules

President Trump signed into law a measure that repeals the Federal Communications Commission’s broadband privacy rules.

OTI Statement on FCC Chairman’s Latest Attack on Lifeline

The move effectively stalls the implementation of the 2016 order and prevents the subsidy from reaching all low-income Americans.

Senate Abandons Consumers in its Quest to Allow ISPs to Sell Customer Data

Today, the Senate voted to repeal the broadband privacy rules passed by the FCC in October 2016.

Congress Takes Sledgehammer to Broadband Privacy Rules Through Congressional Review Act

The CRA would repeal the broadband privacy rules enacted by the Federal Communications Commission last October.