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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...


Senate Should Act Quickly on Email Privacy

April 13, 2016

Reform Battle Will Shift to Geolocation Privacy WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee will take a major step toward protecting the privacy of...


Bipartisan Digital Security Commission Is Only Way to Avoid PATRIOT-Style Legislative Panic

February 29, 2016

WASHINGTON D.C. —­­ Today, Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) introduced legislation to create a blue ribbon commission that would examine the...


Apple Defends Encryption Against Court Order

February 17, 2016

WASHINGTON D.C. —­­ Today, Apple refused to comply with a federal judge’s order to unlock the iPhone of Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the San...


States Shouldn’t Ban Encryption

February 10, 2016

WASHINGTON D.C. —­­ Today, Representatives Ted Lieu (D-CA) and Blake Farenthold (R-TX) introduced the ENCRYPT Act, which would ban states and localities from crippling encryption...