Förderverein Informationstechnik und Gesellschaft Highlights

The U.S. House Government Reform and Oversight Committee will soon hold hearings on the project Echelon.

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) letter has called upon members of Congress to conduct further inquiries into the workings of this global surveillance system. To read this letter, click here.

To see a press release on this subject from Representative Bob Barr, click here.

Send an e-mail urging President Clinton to take action on Echelon.

Two bills are pending in Congress which would require the Federal government to provide further details on the workings of ECHELON.

To see the House version, click here. To view the Senate version, click here.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

European Parliament "Intelligence Capabilities 2000" report.

European Parliament "An Appraisal of Technologies of Political Control" Scientific and Technological Options Assessment (STOA)

Australian government admits to existence of ECHELON Page 1, Page 2, Page 3.