More Digital Inclusion For Diverse Communities?

The “Access Broadband Act” aims to expand broadband internet accessibility by establishing the “Office of Internet Connectivity and Growth”. The office would  “connect with communities that need access to high-speed internet and improved digital inclusion efforts through various forms of outreach,” as well as share training, strategies and other guidance to propagate the adaptation of…

New Bill Incorporates Private Sector Into Terrorism Monitoring and Reporting

Internet service providers and other essential entities to the nation’s cyber-infrastructure may be required to take a more active role in terrorism prevention. A new bill aims to assimilate the private sector into the monitoring and reporting of “suspicious terrorist activity.”  H.R 5094, also known as the ‘Enhancing Suspicious Activity Reporting Act,’ passed in the…

EFF-Austin on KOOP radio (Jun 17)

EFF-Austin’s Jon Lebkowsky and Gregory Foster were interviewed by Mark Boyden on KOOP Radio’s “Reflections of Community Outreach” program on June 17, 2013. The conversation ranged across the history of EFF-Austin, the 2013 Texas Legislature session, and NSA domestic spying. http://www.koop.org/schedule/detail.php?ext=info&oa_id=42 https://soundcloud.com/gregoryfoster/effaustin-jun-17-koop-radio