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FTC’s Loss in AT&T Case May Create Privacy Vacuum

August 29, 2016

Decision May Embolden FCC but Only Congress Can Close Gap SAN FRANCISCO — Today, the Ninth Circuit tossed out the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) enforcement...


Social Media Disclosure Proposal Presents Major Privacy Risk

August 23, 2016

Imagine you’re at the airport, having just arrived in the United States. You’re going through customs, and you’re either a terrorist or someone who intends...


Verizon’s Yahoo Buyout Shows FCC Broadband Privacy Blunder

July 25, 2016

WASHINGTON D.C. —­­ Today, Verizon announced that it has agreed to acquire Yahoo for $4.8 billion. Yahoo’s main benefit for Verizon would be as a...


FCC’s Broadband Privacy Rules Are Rushed, Unnecessary

July 7, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC — Yesterday, TechFreedom and the Competitive Enterprise Institute filed reply comments with the FCC urging the agency to reconsider its rushed attempt to...


TechFreedom Launches Europocrisy Prize

June 13, 2016

WASHINGTON D.C. —­­ European regulators are cracking down on how U.S. companies use data about Europeans — supposedly to protect Europeans from U.S. government surveillance....


House Passes Crucial Email Privacy Bill, Senate Must Follow

April 27, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the House of Representatives unanimously passed (419-0) the Email Privacy Act, which would finally require law enforcement to get a warrant...