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Adam Marcus: Promise broken with 1940 Census data release

April 2, 2012

Adam Marcus’s essay explaining what’s wrong with today’s release of the 1940 census rolls was also published by the Orange County Register.


The Census’ Broken Privacy Promise

April 2, 2012

Jim Harper quotes Adam Marcus’s CNET piece and suggests the FTC would not recognize a “fascinating trove” exception if a private company were to release...


Congress Finally Appoints Ohlhausen to FTC, Much-Needed Voice of Restraint

March 30, 2012

Yesterday the Senate confirmed the nomination of a new FTC Commissioner, Maureen K. Ohlhausen, as well as the re-nomination of FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz. The...


Szoka Testimony at House Hearing on White House Privacy Proposal

March 29, 2012

TechFreedom President Berin Szoka testified at today’s hearing on the White House Privacy Report . The following statement can be attributed to Szoka: As valuable...


Blocking Verizon/SpectrumCo Deal Would Harm, not Help, Consumers

March 27, 2012

Yesterday, the International Center for Law and Economics and TechFreedom jointly filed comments [ pdf ] with the FCC on the Verizon SpectrumCo deal.  In...


Public Interest Groups Who Are Fighting for Your Digital Freedom

March 22, 2012

Yesterday, TechFreedom was profiled in Forbes for our continued efforts fighting for digital freedom: TechFreedom has been on the ground, “[b]uilding bipartisan support for protections...