End the Privacy Shield: Access Now urges the European Commission to suspend Privacy Shield due to changes in US policies
Our letter asks for suspension of the Privacy Shield agreement in light of developments in the United States that cast new doubt on its capacity for protecting Europeans’ rights.
The state of EU-US data transfer, in a tweet
The Privacy Shield was flawed from the beginning and the recent changes in US law and policy only add insult to injury.
Three facts about US surveillance the European Commission gets wrong in Privacy Shield
In issuing the Privacy Shield data-transfer agreement, the European Commission has made critical errors when it comes to United States surveillance laws and practices.
Access Congratulates U.S. Senate for Passing Legislation to End Bulk Collection
Access congratulates the United States Senate for approving the USA FREEDOM Act of 2015.
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.
Four Members of Congress Join Dozens of Organizations to Urge President Obama to Limit Mass Surveillance Under Executive Order 12333
Access has convened a coalition of digital rights groups to urge the Obama Administration to reform Executive Order 12333, which authorizes mass surveillance by NSA and other intelligence agencies with no meaningful limits.