ITI works to encourage governments around the world -- including the U.S. Government -- to develop policies that foster innovation and growth, yet at the same time, advance individual expectations of privacy.
On February 4, 2014, Dean Garfield testified before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee regarding FISA reform. Read his testimony here.
On January 16, 2014 ITI and SIIA released a set of global principles intended to apply to government collection of private sector data from commercial entities. The seven Global Principles include a call for greater transparency, appropriate oversight, and enhanced multi-national dialogue among all governments engaged in surveillance activities.
In 2013, ITI submitted three sets of comments to the Administration relating to U.S. surveillance activities.
August 20 Comments to the White House
October 3 Comments to the Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology
October 24 Submission to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board