The bad, the good, and the hopeful on surveillance reform
The U.S. Senate passed — and President Trump has signed into law — a bill that will extend and expand invasive surveillance programs like PRISM and Upstream. But we have reason to be hopeful that this fight is not over.
Access Now opposes proposal to extend warrantless surveillance
What happened with the surveillance bill in the U.S. Congress this week…
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.
Your holiday catch-up reading: key digital rights conversations in the U.S.
Haven’t had time to dive into U.S. policy that matters for digital rights? We’ve got you covered.
U.S. Congress finally moves on surveillance reform, but it may be too little, too late
Here’s a look at what’s on the table for surveillance reform in the U.S., and how Congress should proceed to protect human rights and global commerce.
Access Now releases fall legislative “cheat sheet”
Our guidance on the right legislative vehicles for keeping the internet secure.
Our fall cheat sheet for the U.S. Congress
Here’s how the U.S. should proceed on “cyber” to keep the internet secure.
First take on Section 702 surveillance reform: progress on human rights, but more is needed
We welcome the effort to reform U.S. surveillance, while urging Congress to strengthen the draft to better protect human rights.