We fight to ensure that Fourth and Ninth amendments translate to the digital world.
This is a crucial time for courts and legislators to establish principles pertaining to government access to data. Courts are now laying the foundation for the Fourth Amendment (search and seizure) applies to a digital environment with recent decisions such as the Supreme Court’s ruling to impose limits on how cell phone data can be accessed in law enforcement investigations. Meanwhile, current laws such as the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) allow for warrantless access to data.
Government information collection is important for matters such as national security and criminal investigations, but for consumers and society, it’s important that government access to data follows due process requirements, has a real positive impact on law enforcement activities, and does not undermine consumer confidence in the privacy of data.
Recent Updates On Access To Data
i2Coalition Joins Multi-Association Letter to Protect Copyright Safe Harbors in Free Trade Agreement between U.S. and U.K.
The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (“i2Coalition”), the voice for businesses that build the Internet, has joined other leading tech associations in […]
Above photo by Bob Bowie from Unsplash Your quick public update on important Internet policy issues. OUTLOOK After bipartisan negotiations […]
i2Coalition and The Domain Name Association Merge to Create North America’s Largest Internet Infrastructure Advocacy Group
PRESS RELEASE — July 16, 2020 Combined Association to Operate as the i2Coalition and Establish a DNA Working Group, Amplifying […]
The Internet Governance Forum USA (IGF-USA) is a conference that engages with the issues most relevant to the future of […]
This webinar was broadcast on July 9, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT / 18:00 Central European Time (CET). Stay at […]
Photo by Chris Grafton on Unsplash Your quick public update on important Internet policy issues. In an intense few weeks that have seen […]
On June 2, 2020, the Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on the Intellectual Property held the hearing: “Is the DMCA’s Notice-and-Takedown […]
Hotspot Shield VPN provides users with privacy, security, and access to the internet. It has military-grade encryption and built-in malware […]
The following can be attributed to Christian Dawson, Executive Director of the Internet Infrastructure Coalition: “While the President’s Executive Order […]
On May 27-28, 2020, join us for the DCD>Building the Edge, the global virtual conference featuring 16 interactive webinars spanning […]
(photo by Vlad Tchompalov on Unsplash) Your quick public update on important Internet policy issues. Since mid-March, Washington has undergone intense legislative efforts including […]