Access in the News

Alarms sound over changes to EU roaming, net neutrality and privacy rules

Date: March 3, 2015
Author: David Meyer
Publication: Gigaom 

EU data protection reform ‘badly broken,’ civil liberty groups warn

Date: March 3, 2015
Author: Loek Essers
Publication: PC World 

Google’s Great Encryption Backtrack

Date: March 2, 2015
Author: Jason Koebler
Publication: Motherboard 

Mobile communications industry gathers in Barcelona for MWC 2015

Date: March 1, 2015
Author: Juliette Garside
Publication: The Guardian 

Neutralité du Net: aux Etats-Unis, l’accès à internet devient un service public

Date: February 27, 2015
Author:  Yuri Gripas
Publication: L'Express L'Epansion

Here’s how other countries are addressing net neutrality

Date: February 26, 2015
Author: Trey Williams
Publication: MarketWatch 

SIM Card Maker Gemalto Is Morally Obligated to Sue the NSA for Hacking

Date: February 25, 2015
Author: Jason Koebler
Publication: Motherboard 

The last 100 days

Date: February 25, 2015
Author: Amie Stepanovich
Publication: The Hill 

Proposed Rules Regulating Domestic Drone Use Lack Police Warrant Requirement

Date: February 24, 2015
Author: Candice Bernd
Publication: Truthout 

Google Says Proposed DoJ Warrant Tweaks Are “Monumental” Fourth Amendment Violation

Date: February 19, 2015
Author: Lily Hay Newman
Publication: Slate 

Google Joins Civil Liberties Groups To Oppose Expansion Of FBI Spy Powers

Date: February 19, 2015
Author: Jon Queally
Publication:  MintPress News

Google Calls FBI’s Plan to Expand Hacking Power a ‘Monumental’ Constitutional Threat

Date: February 18, 2015
Author: Dustin Volz
Publication: National Journal 

This Startup Wants to Make Your Data Plan Dirt Cheap

Date: February 18, 2015
Author: Nancy Scola
Publication: Medium 

FCC chairman takes steps to fight for net neutrality

Date: February 17, 2015
Author: Olivia Martin
Publication: Washington Square News 

Surveillance, Privacy Concerns Raised as FAA Gives Domestic Drones A Nod

Date: February 16, 2015
Author: Deirdre Fulton
Publication: MintPress News 

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