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Battle for the Net Isn’t Over: Help Save Net Neutrality Before It’s Too Late

The FCC vote to remove existing net neutrality rules is almost here – – but there is still time to stop them and ask Congress to act before it’s too late.  You may recall an effort we took part in earlier this year…

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Encryption Under Attack Again, This Time By The Five Eyes

Encryption has been dominating the news again, in a battle that seems to never end. In the latest in this ongoing debate, a concept called “responsible encryption” is being thrown around. What this refers to is a way to encrypt that both offers…

FISA 702: We Need Reform Before It’s Too Late

The FISA 702 amendments have been in the news a lot lately, and we’ve certainly addressed the topic before. FISA stands for the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, and the 702 amendments allow for law enforcement to collect data on foreign targets. The main issue with…

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Policy Highlight: USA Liberty Act of 2017 (H.R. 3989)

Reauthorizing Section702 Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) as amended in 2008 allows the intelligence community to monitor the communications of foreign targets outside of the United States. However the law is set to expire at the end of 2017…

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We Asked Apple for Transparency in China: Here’s What Happened

As you may be aware, we recently joined forces with Greatfire.org and called on Apple to be more transparent in its response to China’s demand to remove VPNs from the country’s app store. We co-authored a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook in which we outlined our…

Path to Privacy Arriving Just in Time?

When our friends at Golden Frog invited the Digital Privacy Alliance to guest blog, we were watching the Equifax data breach story unfold. Timing, it seems, is still everything. That old cliché feels more true today than ever, with digitally enabled live streaming,…

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Policy Highlight: Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act of 2017 (S 1693)

Senate bill 1693, or the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act of 2017 (SENSA) is a bill authored by Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) designed to hold companies liable for sex trafficking conducted on their websites. Supporters claim the bill will protect the victims of sex trafficking,…

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Golden Frog Policy Highlights Offer In-Depth Look at Policy

As a part of the policy section of our website, we’re launching a new content series entitled Policy Highlights! Policy Highlights offer an in-depth look at pieces of legislation related to the bills we’ve included on our policy scorecards, and provide a way for…

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The Section 706 Sneak: How The FCC is Using Legal Gymnastics to Excuse Itself From Getting Americans Internet Access

If you were to take a survey of nutritionists and ask them what food group pizza falls into, odds are few would say it qualifies as a vegetable. And yet, when the time came for the U.S. government to satisfy public policy quotas…

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Golden Frog Submits Comments on Net Neutrality to the FCC, Calls for Open Access

The FCC comment period on net neutrality closes today, August 30, 2017. Golden Frog, in conjunction with our sister companies Data Foundry and GigaNews, filed an official reply to the FCC with our comments on the importance of preserving an open Internet, which…