Audrey is an Intern at the Freedom of the Press Foundation. She helps out with advocacy efforts and fundraising operations. She is a student at Brown University studying public policy and English. She really likes both. Her senior thesis research will focus on FOIA laws and government accountability in the United States. In her free time, Audrey likes running, reading, making pottery, and scoping out the best bagels/donuts in town.
The unfolding story of the Daniel Prude case has been a testament to the importance of transparency laws in police accountability. Across New York State, police departments and unions have resisted those efforts.
Hong Kong police have arrested Jimmy Lai, publisher of the pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, and his two sons under collusion charges associated with the country’s controversial new national security law. Under the notoriously vague law, China has claimed the jurisdiction to silence essentially anyone that criticizes the Chinese Communist Party or publicly supports the pro-democracy movement.
Computer crime at the Supreme Court: Freedom of the Press Foundation and others weigh in on an upcoming CFAA case
The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act in a highly anticipated case, which has attracted over a dozen amicus briefs from experts around the country. Today we're highlighting some of the important speech arguments that directly affect journalists, presented in a selection of those briefs.