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Three of Ethiopia's Zone 9 Bloggers Released From Prison, Cleared of All Charges

Nine bloggers and journalists belonging to the Zone 9 collective were arrested in April 2014 and charged with terrorism for dubious offenses including “workin...   [ continue reading...]

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EFF Welcomes The United Nations' New Privacy Watchdog

The Electronic Frontier Foundation welcomes the appointment of Mr. Joseph Cannataci as the first-ever UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy. The Preside...   [ continue reading...]

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New Zealand's Harmful Digital Communications Act: Harmful to Everyone Except Online Harassers

Last week, the New Zealand Parliament passed the Harmful Digital Communications (HDC) Act. The act was conceived over three years ago as an initiative to addres...   [ continue reading...]

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EFF 25th Anniversary Minicon Preview

We're just days away from celebrating EFF's 25th anniversary in San Francisco on Thursday, July 16. The day will start with a minicon examining the past, presen...   [ continue reading...]

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FBI's Revival of Crypto Wars Part II Continues At Two Hearings in Congress

The FBI wants to ensure everyday people can't use strong encryption. For over nine months FBI Director James Comey has been pushing the FBI's twenty-year-old ta...   [ continue reading...]

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The Best Job Ever? What Life Is Like As An EFF Activist

Most mornings, I wake up, turn on my computer, and check to see if there are any new threats to digital rights. Perhaps a new surveillance program has been reve...   [ continue reading...]

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In Light of Hacking Team Leaks, EFF and Latin American Civil Society Groups Call for Greater Oversight of Surveillance Technology

The digital security community has been reacting this week to leaked documents from italian surveillance company Hacking Team. The documents, which include list...   [ continue reading...]

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Europe Blocks Progress for Libraries and Educators at WIPO

Last week negotiators from around the world came together as the World Intellectual Property Organization's (WIPO) standing committee on copyright (SCCR) resume...   [ continue reading...]

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A Raíz de la Filtración de Hacking Team, EFF y Grupos de Sociedad Civil en Latinoamérica Hacen un Llamado por Mayores Salvaguardas Respecto a las Tecnologías de Vigilancia

La comunidad de seguridad digital ha estado reaccionando esta semana a documentos filtrados de la empresa de vigilancia italiana Hacking Team. Los materiales, q...   [ continue reading...]

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EFF's 25th Anniversary Party Preview

We're just days away from celebrating EFF's 25th anniversary in San Francisco on Thursday, July 16. We'll be starting with an afternoon minicon, and then having...   [ continue reading...]

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Caving to Government Pressure, Visa and MasterCard Shut Down Payments to Backpage.com

Visa and MasterCard confirmed that they have cut off payment services for Backpage.com, an online platform for people to advertise goods and services. This was...   [ continue reading...]

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Open Data Bills Move Forward in California

While California may be home to some of the most aggressively forward-thinking tech companies in the world, that enthusiasm for innovation hasn’t carried over...   [ continue reading...]

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New Leaked TPP Chapter Shows Countries Converging on Anti-User Copyright Takedown Rules

A draft of the Trans-Pacific Partnership's "Intellectual Property" chapter from May 11, 2015 has recently been leaked to journalists. This is the fourth leak of...   [ continue reading...]

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EFF Is Turning 25 and We Want to Celebrate With You

We're the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and we're thrilled to be celebrating a quarter-century of fighting for digital rights. We're kicking off this milesto...   [ continue reading...]

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EFF Launches Badge Hacking Contest for DEF CON 23

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is proud to present the DEF CON 23 Badge Hack Pageant (1337 skills required, swimsuit optional). Now is the time to bring out...   [ continue reading...]

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Same Old FISA Court? Thoughts on the Opinion Extending Mass Surveillance for Six More Months

The first line of the opinion issued earlier this week by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA Court) reauthorizing the NSA’s mass surveillance o...   [ continue reading...]

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Research Shows Internet Shutdowns and State Violence Go Hand in Hand in Syria

EFF has noted and protested when authorities deliberately cut off Internet access in times of unrest.  As a restraint on the freedom of expression of those...   [ continue reading...]

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Padmapper and 3Taps Settle Suit with craigslist over Use of Real Estate Facts

Padmapper and 3Taps ended their three-year legal fight with craigslist on Monday, agreeing to stop using classified ad data from craigslist on their own sites....   [ continue reading...]

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EFF Stands With Innovative Developers in the Wake of Oracle v. Google

The Supreme Court’s refusal to review the Federal Circuit’s dangerous decision in Oracle v. Google means that court’s decision will stand for now. EFF, al...   [ continue reading...]

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Bad News: Supreme Court Refuses to Review Oracle v. Google API Copyright Decision

Sadly, today the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review the Federal Circuit’s dangerous decision in Oracle v. Google. Oracle claims a copyright on the Java Appl...   [ continue reading...]

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