Tell Lawmakers to Reform the Espionage Act
The Espionage Act has hit its 100th anniversary, and it’s long overdue for an overhaul.
When trade agreements are negotiated in secret, the public loses out. There’s a new bill in Congress that would require the U.S. to make drafts of trade agreements available to the public.
Let’s make sure that future trade agreements put people first, not corporations. Tell your representative to co-sponsor the Promoting Transparency in Trade Act.
Join or start a local community group fighting for digital rights. Defend privacy, free speech, and innovation on the electronic frontier by organizing in your local communities and college campuses. Create a future where technology is accountable to people. We'll show you how!
Cell phones, laptops, and other digital devices shouldn’t be subject to unfettered search by the U.S. government at the border. Email Congress today and tell your lawmakers to support the Protecting Data at the Border Act (S. 823/H.R. 1899), a bill to require that border agents get a warrant based on probable cause to search our digital devices at the border.
Records of your online activity reveal a tremendous amount about you. While that kind of data is currently protected by federal rules, some members of Congress are trying to repeal those rules. They want your broadband provider to be able to sell your sensitive Internet activity records to the highest bidder.
When state universities invent, those inventions should benefit everyone. Unfortunately, they sometimes end up in the hands of patent trolls, companies that serve no purpose but to amass patents and demand money from other innovators and inventors. State-funded universities should seek to accelerate innovation in their states and around the world. Arming trolls with patents does just the opposite.
Records of your online activity reveal a tremendous amount about you. While that kind of data is currently protected by federal rules, some members of Congress are trying to repeal those rules so your broadband provider can sell your sensitive Internet activity records to the highest bidder.