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House Bill Makes Key Surveillance Reforms but Leaves Backdoor Open for Americans’ Communications

October 5, 2017

Today, a discussion draft of major legislation was introduced to protect American citizens whose data is gathered inadvertently under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence...


Tech Companies Propose Compromise on Section 702 Surveillance

May 26, 2017

Today, a coalition of more than 30 technology companies and trade associations urged Congress to reform the National Security Agency’s surveillance practices under Section 702...


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...


Protect Whistleblowers within the Military

June 29, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, TechFreedom joined nearly 30 other civil liberties advocacy groups in calling upon both the House and Senate Committees on Armed...


Senate Passes Judicial Redress Rights for Europeans, but Plays Hardball on Safe Harbor

January 28, 2016

WASHINGTON D.C. —  Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 19-1 to extend redress rights to certain European citizens so they can enforce their data protection...


Americans Deserve to Know Domestic Impact of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance

October 29, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. —­­ Today, TechFreedom joined a coalition of privacy and civil liberties organizations in urging Director of National Intelligence James Clapper to disclose information...