privacy and licensing

A Privacy Agenda for the New Administration

This is the first post in a three part series directed at restoring some of the civil liberties we’ve lost over the past eight years. Today’s post is about our privacy rights. We’ll follow this up early next week with our thoughts on intellectual property rights and government transparency.

As new leaders prepare to move into the White House and Congress over the next few months, we’d like to call on them to restore Americans’ privacy rights. Here’s a little “wish list” we’d like to put forward:

  1. Repeal or repair the FISA Amendments Act (FISAAA). There are a great many flaws in FISAAA, which was passed last Spring after a long and difficult fight. Most significantly, the provisions granting retroactive immunity from litigation to telecommunications companies complicit in the Bush Administration’s warrantless wiretapping program should be repealed so that the millions of Americans who have been illegally surveilled can have their day in court.


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