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05.13.2014Public Policy

Verizon supports the bipartisan USA Freedom Act

By: Libby Jacobson

Last week, Verizon released the following statement:

"Verizon supports the bipartisan USA Freedom Act because it will achieve the important goals of ending Section 215 bulk collection of communications data, heightening privacy protections and increasing transparency.  We thank the House Intelligence and Judiciary Committees for taking this bipartisan approach and look forward to working with the House and Senate leadership, along with the White House, to address remaining issues and enact the USA Freedom Act into law this year."

About the author(s): 

Libby Jacobson focuses on social, digital and external communications for Verizon’s federal legislative, regulatory, and public policy teams. Libby is also the curator and editor of Verizon’s Public Policy blog, the hub for Verizon’s positions on regulatory and legal issues surrounding the information and communications technology industry. Before joining Verizon in 2012, Libby learned the digital communications craft as an analyst with a DC-area, social media PR firm, while moonlighting as a blogger. Libby lives and works in Washington DC, and is a Verizon FiOS enthusiast.