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South African Copyright Review is Overdue, Pioneering, and in Parts Completely Absurd

In our campaign against the TPP's Copyright Trap, we are fighting back against a proposal to extend the term of copyright in six countries around the Pacific ri...   [ continue reading...]

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Deep Dive into Crypto “Exceptional Access” Mandates: Effective or Constitutional—Pick One

Readers of these pages will be familiar with the debate going on between government officials and technologists around the world about law enforcement’s perce...   [ continue reading...]

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San Diego’s Facial Recognition Program Shows Why We Need Records on Police Use of Mobile Biometric Technology

The New York Times has a story out on how San Diego police use mobile facial recognition devices in the field, including potentially on non-consenting residents...   [ continue reading...]

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At it Again: Law Enforcement Officials’ Anti-Encryption New York Times Op-Ed

Yesterday, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. and law enforcement officials from Paris, London, and Madrid published an anti-encryption op-ed in the N...   [ continue reading...]

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EFF's DEF CON 23 T-Shirt Puzzle: Crypto Noir

This summer EFF unveiled the sixth limited edition member's t-shirt for the 23rd annual DEF CON, the premier world hacker conference in Las Vegas. This year’s...   [ continue reading...]

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Japan and the U.S. Align on TPP Provisions That Harm Japanese Creators

The following is a guest post from Martin Frid, Policy Expert at the Consumers Union of Japan. Japan's entry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will se...   [ continue reading...]

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NSA Spying: Government’s Latest Delay Tactic Fails

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit today rejected the government’s latest attempt to delay consideration of whether the NSA’s tapping...   [ continue reading...]

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Victory for the Press: Germany Drops “Treason” Investigation of Digital Rights Blog (But Investigation of Sources Still Ongoing)

After much public outcry, the treason investigation into German blog Netzpolitik.org was paused late last week. Yesterday, we were glad to hear that it had been...   [ continue reading...]

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30 Organizaciones de América Latina Defendieron Los Derechos Humanos En Foro de Gobernanza de Internet

Con motivo del octavo Foro Latinoamericano de Gobernanza de Internet (LACIGF8), que se llevó a cabo en la Ciudad de México entre el 2 y el 4 de agosto pasado,...   [ continue reading...]

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No to Internet Censorship in Argentina

This article was co-written with EFF volunteer, Ana María Acosta. In an effort to promote tolerance and equality in Argentina, online censorship could become...   [ continue reading...]

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Brace Yourself: Orthodontics Company's Patent Strategy Threatens the Open Internet

Today, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit heard arguments in ClearCorrect v. ITC, a case that threatens to give private companies, via agency power, b...   [ continue reading...]

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No A La Censura de Internet en Argentina

Este artículo ha sido co-escrito por Ana María Acosta, voluntaria en EFF. La censura en línea, bajo el noble propósito de promover la tolerancia e igualdad...   [ continue reading...]

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EFF to Court: Expanding Copyrights In Old Music Recordings Will Squelch Competition In New Music Services

Are you a radio listener? A fan of classic rock or jazz? Do you tune in to Sirius XM’s “60s on 6” channel or seed your Pandora stream with the Rolling Sto...   [ continue reading...]

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Clear Rules of the Road with the Do Not Track Policy

What if using the Web didn’t mean sacrificing your privacy? We’ve spent years thinking about simple ways for everyday users to demand real privacy online....   [ continue reading...]

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A License to Kill Innovation: Why A.B. 1326—California’s Bitcoin License—is Bad for Business, Innovation, and Privacy

With assistance from Joseph Bonneau, Lee Tien, and Jamie Williams Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto would never have qualified for a license under California’...   [ continue reading...]

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Do Not Track: Documentary Web Series Provides a Dystopian Glimpse into the Tracking Universe

Do Not Track (not to be confused with EFF's recently launched browser policy) makes the most of the documentary web series format: it is a fully immersive, int...   [ continue reading...]

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Canadian Filmmaker Fears for Creative Freedom Under the TPP

The following is a guest post from Brett Gaylor, Canadian filmmaker and creator of RiP!: A Remix Manifesto. Most people's experience with copyright begins and...   [ continue reading...]

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Privacy Badger 1.0 Is Here To Stop Online Tracking!

Privacy Badger 1.0 – New Ways to Stop Sneaky Trackers EFF is excited to announce that today we are releasing version 1.0 of Privacy Badger for Chrome and Fi...   [ continue reading...]

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DHS Agrees with EFF: Senate's CISA "Cybersecurity" Bill Will Damage Privacy

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the lead agency tasked with protecting civilian government computer systems, agrees that the Senate's Cybersecurity I...   [ continue reading...]

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New TPP Leaked Text Reveals Countries' Weakening Resistance to Copyright Maximalist Proposals

When we wrote about the intermediary liability provisions in a reported May 2015 leak of the Intellectual Property chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP...   [ continue reading...]

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