We commend the TRAI for tackling these issues regarding “over-the-top” or “OTT” services head-on and hope it will be careful not to draw regulatory parallels between TSPs and OTT providers that inaccurately reflect the nature of the services and the reasons for regulation.
An Inspector General audit of Custom and Border Protection’s controversial border searches of electronic devices revealed that the agency overwhelmingly struggles to conduct searches that comport with the Constitution and agency protocol. In 2019, CDT will encourage Congress to take an active role on this issue and will encourage the passage of legislation protecting the privacy of all travelers at the border as well as the inclusion of further transparency requirements.
The Center for Democracy & Technology and VotingWorks are excited to announce the launch of VotingWorks. VotingWorks aims to shake up the voting equipment market by creating a new non-profit voting systems manufacturer with the mission of being the public works for voting systems.