Digital Liberty advocates for a consumer-driven market free from heavy regulation or taxation of the Internet, technology, telecommunications, video games, and media.

Bad Proposals

The SHOP SAFE Act Jeopardizes Privacy

By: Noah Vehafric Congress wants to crackdown on counterfeit goods at the expense of your privacy. Doing business online may about to become a lot riskier if the SHOP SAFE Act becomes law. The SHOP SAFE Act requires that platforms collect a proof of address from sellers on their platforms.

FCC

Where is the Final FCC Nomination?

By: Katie McAuliffe The Federal Communications Commission has been without a permanent Chair or a nomination for a fifth commissioner 250 days into Biden’s presidency. With limited days left in this session of Congress, the possibility of republican commissioners controlling the FCC during a democrat presidency becomes increasingly likely.  How…

Privacy

Do VPN’s Really Protect Your Privacy? 

By: Noah Vehafric Many VPN’s sponsor popular YouTube Creators who claim VPNs prevent your Internet Service Provider from blocking content, throttling speeds, and most importantly prevent your data from being collected by companies and the government. These would all be great features to protect users, but how true are these…

AI

China Collects American’s Data

By Noah Vehafric In June President Biden issued an executive order replacing Donald Trump’s Executive Order which sought to ban Chinese-owned apps such as TikTok and WeChat for posing national security threats to Americans and their data. Biden’s executive order asks the federal government to evaluate threats to Americans…

Biden's Broadband Bust

Coalition Opposes Bad Broadband Proposals

A coalition of center-right organizations sent an open letter to Senators asking for common sense policies to expand broadband adoption without needlessly wasting taxpayer dollars or empowering unelected bureaucrats. You can read the letter below or as a pdf by clicking HERE July 23, 2021 RE: Broadband Infrastructure…

Bad Proposals

Biden Administration Calls to Revive Repealed Net Neutrality Rules

By: Noah Vehafric Last week the Biden Administration released a sweeping Executive Order to supercharge antitrust enforcement across the federal government. The Order, designed to “promote competition in the American economy,” is a grab bag of various policy proposals; including calling on the FCC to “consider adopting” Title II-style…