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
The Internet Infrastructure Industry Is Protecting Digital Trust and Fighting COVID-19 Related Fraud
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The March 19, 2020, guidance from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) declared what […]
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Your update on important Internet policy issues for the period from mid-January to mid-February 2020 OUTLOOK Congressional work on tech […]
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Impending Changes to India’s Internet Intermediary Rules Raise Concern for Indian Technology Innovation, Free Speech and Global Competitiveness
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— PRESS RELEASE — Washington D.C., January 29, 2020 – President Donald Trump signed into U.S. law a new North American […]
Your legislative update on important Internet policy issues for the period from mid-December 2019 to mid-January 2020. OUTLOOK In 2020, […]
PRESS RELEASE (For Immediate Release) The organization representing Internet infrastructure providers supports provisions in the USMCA that benefit the digital […]