As currently drafted, the EARN IT Act raises significant Fourth Amendment concerns that could ultimately threaten the ability of law enforcement to prosecute these crimes and bring the perpetrators to justice, and that may make it harder for companies to continue some efforts to keep children safe.
RGS strongly opposes the Lawful Access to Encrypted Data Act. This bill would require companies to build encryption backdoors that would jeopardize the sensitive data of our billions of users and the security of our products and services.
“The Reform Government Surveillance coalition (RGS) supports Senators Lee, Leahy, Wyden, and Daines in their efforts to strengthen the role of the amici that appear before the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and clarify that a business records request under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act could never be used to obtain browsing and search history information.”
PRESS CONTACT: Stacey Hutchinson, email@example.com 202-719-9999 x227 Reform Government Surveillance (RGS) urges passage of the proposed Amash-Lofgren FISA 702 reform amendment (Division C, amendment #24) to H.R. 2740. RGS believes this amendment is a step in the right direction for U.S. foreign intelligence surveillance policy. RGS supports clarity of law and oversight of surveillance authorities, […]
One of the core principles of the Reform Government Surveillance coalition (RGS) is that strong encryption of devices and services protects the privacy and data security of our users, while also promoting free expression and the free flow of information around the world. RGS has consistently opposed any government action that would undermine the cybersecurity, […]
“The Reform Government Surveillance coalition (RGS) is encouraged by the progress made by the Administration and Congress to fill the vacancies on the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB). RGS welcomes the announcement of the President’s intent to nominate Travis LeBlanc and Aditya Bamzai to serve on the PCLOB, and urges the Senate Judiciary Committee […]
Reform Government Surveillance recently announced a new core principle on encryption that will guide our advocacy efforts, and we continue to believe that strong encryption helps protect the security and privacy of individuals and companies around the world. We have consistently raised concerns about proposals that would undermine encryption of devices and services by requiring […]
Reform Government Surveillance Announces New Core Principle on the Importance of Strong Encryption CONTACT: Chan Park firstname.lastname@example.org 202-719-9999 ext. 203 Washington, D.C. — Reform Government Surveillance (RGS), a coalition of tech companies that advocates for common sense government surveillance reform, announced today that its members have agreed on a sixth core principle to guide its […]