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  • Comments to the White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy in connection with the administration's big data review

    March 27, 2014

    Following months of revelations relating to the nation’s surveillance programs, on January 17, 2014, President Obama delivered remarks outlining his plans for surveillance reform. Both prior to January 17, and since the President’s remarks, ITI provided written comments to the administration, the President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies "Review Group", and the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB).

    Public Policy Tags: Data & Privacy
  • Dean Garfield testified before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee regarding FISA reform

    February 04, 2014

    The ongoing revelations about data collection by the National Security Agency (NSA) are having a significant economic impact on our sector, aside from the substantial societal implications that have been so much in the news. I discuss below the economic impact, as well as the potential long-term implications on the global economy for innovation and Internet governance, and offer our thoughts on solutions.

    Public Policy Tags: Data & Privacy
  • ITI and SIIA released a set of global principles intended to apply to government collection of private sector data from commercial entities

    January 16, 2014

    Recognizing that governments around the world engage in surveillance activities; and Recognizing that certain important considerations must be built into government access to private sector data in the course of surveillance activities; The principles below are intended to apply to government collection of private sector data from commercial entities.

    Public Policy Tags: Data & Privacy
  • Submission to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board

    October 24, 2013

    We appreciated the opportunity to meet with the members of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) last month. As our members discussed at the meeting, the recent revelations relating to the U.S. intelligence programs have impacted the technology sector both domestically and internationally.

    Public Policy Tags: Data & Privacy
  • Comments to the Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology

    October 03, 2013

    ITI and SIIA appreciated the opportunity to meet with the Review Group last month and to provide input in connection with the Review Group’s mandate to advise President Obama on “how the United States can employ its technical collection capabilities in a way that optimally protects our national security and advances our foreign policy..."

    Public Policy Tags: Data & Privacy
  • Comments to the White House

    August 20, 2013

    We appreciate the opportunity to participate in the discussions surrounding privacy and civil liberties that the Administration has convened regarding the scope and operation of the U.S. government’s surveillance programs.

    Public Policy Tags: Data & Privacy