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H.R. 3605: Global Online Freedom Act of 2011

Summary: To prevent United States businesses from cooperating with repressive governments in transforming the Internet into a tool of censorship and surveillance, to fulfill the responsibility of the United States Government to promote freedom of expression on the Internet, to restore public confidence in the integrity of United States businesses, and for other purposes. (More Info)

H.R. 3605 was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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Freedom House Endorses Global Online Freedom Act

December 8, 2011

Freedom House supports the Global Online Freedom Act (GOFA) 2.0, which was introduced today in the U.S. Congress as H.R. 3605. The bill, which would hinder the ability of U.S. companies to sell surveillance and censorship technologies to repressive governments, is crucial to the promotion of global internet freedom.

“U.S. companies are reported to have sold technologies for monitoring digital communications and censoring online content to repressive governments in the Middle East and elsewhere,” said Daniel Calingaert, vice president for policy at Freedom House. “GOFA ...

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