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Net Neutrality Did Not Die Today

When the FCC’s “Restoring Internet Freedom Order,” which repealed net neutrality protections the FCC had previously issued, was published on F...   [ continue reading...]

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Stupid Patent of the Month: Suggesting Reading Material

Online businesses—like businesses everywhere—are full of suggestions. If you order a burger, you might want fries with that. If you read Popular Sci...   [ continue reading...]

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We’re in the Uncanny Valley of Targeted Advertising

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and CEO, thinks people want targeted advertising. The “overwhelming feedback,” he said multiple times duri...   [ continue reading...]

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Minnesota Supreme Court Ruling Will Help Shed Light on Police Use of Biometric Technology

A decision by the Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday will help the public learn more about how law enforcement use of privacy invasive biometric technology. T...   [ continue reading...]

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Dear Canada: Accessing Publicly Available Information on the Internet Is Not a Crime

Canadian authorities should drop charges against a 19-year-old Canadian accused of “unauthorized use of a computer service” for downloading thousand...   [ continue reading...]

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A Tale of Two Poorly Designed Cross-Border Data Access Regimes

On Tuesday, the European Commission published two legislative proposals that could further cement an unfortunate trend towards privacy erosion in cross-border s...   [ continue reading...]

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New York Judge Makes the Wrong Call on Stingray Secrecy

A New York judge has ruled that the public and the judiciary shouldn’t second-guess the police when it comes to secret snooping on the public with intrusi...   [ continue reading...]

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Patent Office Throws Out GEMSA’s Stupid Patent on a GUI For Storage

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has issued a ruling [PDF] invalidating claims from US Patent No. 6,690,400, which had been the subject of the June 2016 e...   [ continue reading...]

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A Little Help for Our Friends

In periods like this one, when governments seem to ignore the will of the people as easily as companies violate their users’ trust, it’s important t...   [ continue reading...]

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Hearing Monday in Groundbreaking Lawsuit Over Border Searches of Laptops and Smartphones

EFF and ACLU Fight Government’s Move to Dismiss CaseBoston – The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)...   [ continue reading...]

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Privacy as an Afterthought: ICANN's Response to the GDPR

Almost three years ago, the global domain name authority ICANN chartered a working group to consider how to build a replacement for the WHOI...   [ continue reading...]

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‘Scraping’ is Just Automated Access, and Everyone Does It

For tech lawyers, one of the hottest questions this year is: can companies use the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA)—an imprecise and outdated criminal...   [ continue reading...]

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Congressmembers Raise Doubts About the “Going Dark” Problem

In the wake of a damning report by the DOJ Office of Inspector General (OIG), Congress is asking questions about the FBI’s handling of the locked iPhone i...   [ continue reading...]

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55 Infosec Professionals Sign Letter Opposing Georgia’s Computer Crime Bill

In a letter to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, 55 cybersecurity professionals from around the country are calling for a veto for S.B. 315, a state bill that woul...   [ continue reading...]

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Busting Two Myths About Paid Prioritization

Eight out of 10 Americans support net neutrality, which makes opposing it a bad look for both politicians and corporate PR. So everyone says something along the...   [ continue reading...]

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The California Senate Utilities Committee’s Net Neutrality Analysis Might as Well Have Been Written by AT&T

S.B. 822, Senator Scott Wiener’s net neutrality bill, is currently pending in the California legislature. It’s a bill that prioritizes consumers ove...   [ continue reading...]

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Protecting Email Privacy—A Battle We Need to Keep Fighting

We filed an amicus brief in a federal appellate case called United States v. Ackerman Friday, arguing something most of us already thought was a given—tha...   [ continue reading...]

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Large ISPs that Orchestrated the Repeal of the Open Internet Order Ask California’s Legislature to Stand Down and Just Let Them Win Already

The fight to protect Internet freedom is coming to California this month as the Senate Energy and Utilities Committee (April 17) and Senate Judiciary Committee...   [ continue reading...]

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Congress Held 10 Hours of Hearings on Facebook. What’s Next?

After grilling Mark Zuckerberg for ten hours this past week, the big question facing Congress is, “What’s next?” The wide-ranging hearings cov...   [ continue reading...]

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Building the “Great Collective Organism of the Mind” at The John Perry Barlow Symposium

Individuals from the furthest corners of cyberspace gathered Saturday to celebrate EFF co-founder, John Perry Barlow, and discuss his ideas, life, and leadershi...   [ continue reading...]

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