Statement of Principles on Online Free Speech
Statement: The American Legislative Exchange Council recognizes that the Internet has transformed American life, and will continue to do so — and that the Digital Revolution has been overwhelmingly positive.
How the FCC’s ISP Privacy Rule has an Eye toward the Past, Not toward the Present or the Future
When is a privacy rule not about privacy? The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently finalized proposed rules regarding what Internet Service Providers (ISPs) must do regarding consumer information. The rules…
Senators Threaten to Eradicate Device and End-to-End Encryption
The end of encryption as we know it is near if Senators Diane Feinstein and Richard Burr have their way. The two senators have been circulating proposed legislation, entitled…
Making the Internet of Things a Safer Place
The Internet of Things (IoT) is an exciting “place.” Innovators are developing revolutionary technologies that will reshape cars, workplaces, homes and lives. Some of these technologies are even now commonplace.
Federal Decision Threatens Apple Smartphone Encryption
A decision from a federal United States Magistrate Judge seriously threatens smartphone encryption by requiring Apple to build a “backdoor” to the iPhone for the Federal Bureau of Investigation…
Encryption is Not Preventing Law Enforcement from Investigating Crime
Law enforcement officials need backdoors to thwart encryption or else they will not be able to keep the public safe from terrorist attacks or crime. At least, that seems to…