UK’s IP Bill: deficient on privacy protections, ample on surveillance authority
As written, the United Kingdom’s Investigatory Powers Bill would undermine privacy, data protection, freedom of expression, and digital security.
Senate Vote Signals the End of Bulk Collection
The United States Senate tonight failed to move forward legislation to reform or extend certain surveillance authorities in the USA PATRIOT Act.
Access Cautiously Welcomes Introduction of USA FREEDOM Act of 2015
Access today welcomed the reintroduction of a bipartisan reform bill meant to rein in the National Security Agency’s (NSA) bulk collection of domestic telephone metadata.
Access Joins Call for Surveillance Reform: Without Changes, Spying Law Must Expire
Letter is a clarion call for meaningful surveillance reform — but now the real work begins.
Time for the Senate to pass the USA FREEDOM Act
This week the Senate is expected to vote on the USA FREEDOM Act, a bill that would end one of the worst abuses of the NSA’s surveillance authority. Access urges the Senate to protect privacy and pass the bill.