Remembering John Perry Barlow, co-founder of Freedom of the Press Foundation and Internet pioneer. 1947-2018

John Perry Barlow, founder of Freedom of the Press Foundation, has passed away. 

Archiving the alternative press threatened by wealthy buyers

Freedom of the Press Foundation is launching an online archives collection in partnership with Archive-It, a service developed by the Internet Archive to help organizations preserve online content. Our collection, focusing on news outlets we deem to be especially vulnerable to "billionaire problem," aims to preserve sites in their entirety before their archives can be taken down or manipulated.

Unconstitutional “ag-gag” laws criminalize journalism and insulate factory farms from accountability

“Ag-gag” laws are intended to protect the animal agriculture industry from public scrutiny by attempting to criminalize journalists and whistleblowers who expose its operating conditions.

Donald Trump has spent his first year as president attacking the press

Trump took a pledge to defend the United States Constitution. Instead, he has spent the first year of his presidency incessantly attacking the First Amendment and the free press it is intended to support.

Indian government, faced with massive data breach, targets journalists

Instead of rushing to fix the problem that has exposed the private information of over a billion Indians, it is criminally investigating the journalists who brought it to the public’s attention.


A tribute to James Dolan, co-creator of SecureDrop, who has tragically passed away at age 36

In memory of computer security expert James Dolan, 1981-2017. 

Urgent: Congress will likely vote this week on controversial NSA surveillance powers. Make your voice heard.

Now's the time to call your member of Congress and oppose warrantless spying on Americans.

Introducing Haven, the open source security system in your pocket

Use the sensors in your phone to protect yourself. 

Congress is debating NSA's spying powers. Demand they end warrantless surveillance on Americans.

Republicans want to expand NSA surveillance powers. Don't let them.