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U.S. Senate must stop the biggest expansion of surveillance power in 20 years

U.S. Senate must stop the biggest expansion of surveillance power in 20 years

17 Apr 2024
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U.S. Senate must stop the biggest expansion of surveillance power in 20 years
17 Apr 2024
U.S. Senate must stop the biggest expansion of surveillance power in 20 years
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Privacy protections inadequate in USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020

11 May 2020

Access Now joins a coalition of civil society organizations in calling on the U.S. Senate to improve H.R. 6172, the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020.

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Privacy protections inadequate in USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020
11 May 2020
Privacy protections inadequate in USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020
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Access Now opposes proposal to extend warrantless surveillance

8 Jan 2018
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Access Now opposes proposal to extend warrantless surveillance
8 Jan 2018
Access Now opposes proposal to extend warrantless surveillance
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What happened with the surveillance bill in the U.S. Congress this week…

21 Dec 2017

Members of the U.S. Congress tried to slip past the goal posts a gross expansion of authority to spy on people online without a warrant. Thanks to supporters like you, that didn’t happen.

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What happened with the surveillance bill in the U.S. Congress this week…
21 Dec 2017
What happened with the surveillance bill in the U.S. Congress this week…
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Coalition to U.S. intelligence director: No backtracking on surveillance transparency

13 Jun 2017
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Coalition to U.S. intelligence director: No backtracking on surveillance transparency
13 Jun 2017
Coalition to U.S. intelligence director: No backtracking on surveillance transparency
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The U.S. has to stop spying without protecting human rights. Fixing Section 702 is a start.

26 May 2017

Today more than 30 major companies and organizations joined the effort to reform Section 702 the U.S. FISA Amendments Act (FAA).

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The U.S. has to stop spying without protecting human rights. Fixing Section 702 is a start.
26 May 2017
The U.S. has to stop spying without protecting human rights. Fixing Section 702 is a start.
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In privacy victory, U.S. NSA to stop collecting communications “about” foreign intel targets

28 Apr 2017

Ending the practice of collecting communications “about” intelligence targets is an important win for privacy, setting the stage for deeper U.S. surveillance reform.

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In privacy victory, U.S. NSA to stop collecting communications “about” foreign intel targets
28 Apr 2017
In privacy victory, U.S. NSA to stop collecting communications “about” foreign intel targets
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Global civil society groups call for reform of US surveillance law Section 702

1 Mar 2017

Europe must suspend the EU-US Privacy Shield data-transfer arrangement unless the US Congress undertakes meaningful reform of surveillance law.

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Global civil society groups call for reform of US surveillance law Section 702
1 Mar 2017
Global civil society groups call for reform of US surveillance law Section 702
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Access Now looks forward to working with U.S. House Judiciary Committee to reform warrantless surveillance

1 Feb 2017
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Access Now looks forward to working with U.S. House Judiciary Committee to reform warrantless surveillance
1 Feb 2017
Access Now looks forward to working with U.S. House Judiciary Committee to reform warrantless surveillance
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How Edward Snowden started a conversation that is changing the world

19 Oct 2016

Edward Snowden did the right thing when he exposed surveillance practices that damage human rights worldwide. He should be pardoned.

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How Edward Snowden started a conversation that is changing the world
19 Oct 2016
How Edward Snowden started a conversation that is changing the world