technology

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…

Digital Liberty Supports FCC’s Proposed Rules About Device Marketing

You might not realize that all connected devices go through a pretty strict testing process to ensure there isn’t any harmful interference with other devices that also use spectrum to communicate. Because of outdated rules manufactures product launches have been seriously delayed. Rather than being able to have test products,…

Where Politicians Fail, Innovation Delivers

By: Laurel Duggan American innovation has carried us through the pandemic. Tech companies have created solutions to public health emergencies while providing vital support to American businesses. Yet America’s most successful tech companies are the target of attacks from both sides of the aisle and are viewed with hostility by…

Medicine by Drone Takes Off in US

By: Laurel Duggan Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), better known as drones, offer a promising solution to the transportation challenges facing the healthcare industry. The countless obstacles to transporting organs and medical supplies worsen health outcomes and create costly delays for patients. UAVs will cut transportation costs, reduce delays for…

Deregulation Lets Telehealth Thrive

By: Laurel Duggan At least twenty-three states are temporarily easing regulations on telemedicine in response to COVID-19. There are now more than 500 repealed regulations – including regulations that put up barriers to telehealth and healthcare. The regulations in question prevent healthcare providers from working across state lines; require…

Google and Apple Partner on Contact Tracing

By: Henry Rademacher As part of their efforts to help governments respond to COVID-19, Google and Apple announced earlier this month that they are partnering on a project to “enable the use of Bluetooth technology to help governments and health agencies reduce the spread of (COVID-19), with user privacy and…

Encryption Debate Hits the Hill

In a world where smartphones and other devices hold sensitive financial, health and personal information, encryption is essential.