The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has actually used its powers for good, stopping an Indonesian citizen from spreading malware while taking the name of the EFF in vain. The Electronic Frontier Foundation's website is eff.org. Show More Summary
Parker Higgins, an activist with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, explains how Facebook's hunt for copyrighted material is playing out in users' private posts. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation said that TPP free trade agreement would weaken regulations governing the exchange of personal data between technology companies across international borders.
Though Facebook still stands firm on its policy, the social network is allowing users to provide greater context for their name choice. Facebook has responded to a letter signed by a the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Human Rights Watch,...Show More Summary
Dave Maass from the Electronic Frontier Foundation writes, "Earlier this year, security researcher John Matherly alerted us to potentially massive vulnerabilities in a certain vendor's automated license plate reader systems. We dug into the data and found that, sure enough, hundreds of LPR systems were potentially vulnerable, with many openly accessible online." (more…)
A " music video " filmed at South Carolina's Kershaw Correctional Institution made inmates famous on the Internet last year. They're now paying the price, big time. Public documents obtained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation show seven inmates were handed a combined 20 years in solitary confinement for the clip, which shows...
The Electronic Frontier Foundation says that the decision leaves “almost no protection for users.”
After major labels recently filed suit against the unlicensed music download and streaming service Aurous, (which is being referred to as the "PopcornTime of music") history is suggesting that the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Google will likely be filing amicus briefs in favor of the defendant. _________________________________________________ Guest Post by...
Last night at the Electronic Frontier Foundation headquarters in San Francisco, Roger Dingledine, founding developer and interim executive director of the Tor Project, gave a talk as part of the EFF’s ongoing TechnoActivism Third Mondays...Show More Summary
By Nadia Kayyali | (Electronic Frontier Foundation) | – – Being Muslim can’t be the basis for law enforcement surveillance. That was the message from the Third Circuit last Tuesday when it…
Electronic Frontier Foundation: Today's release by Wikileaks of what is believed to be the current and essentially final version of the intellectual property chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) confirms our worst fears about...Show More Summary
The decision by the European Court of Justice to declare the US Safe Harbor agreement invalid will not prevent the US from collecting metadata from EU citizens, US advocacy group Electronic Frontier Foundation Software Engineer Bill Budington told Sputnik on Wednesday.
Danny O’Brien | (Electronic Frontier Foundation) | – – The spread of knowledge about the NSA’s surveillance programs has shaken the trust of customers in U.S. Internet companies like Facebook, Google, and…
The Electronic Frontier Foundation's new Law Enforcement Technology Primer for Civilian Oversight Bodies is a short, easy-to-understand guide for non-technical people that explains the new surveillance technology that local law-enforcement agencies are increasingly relying upon, often in secret, and without any civilian oversight. (more…)
The Electronic Frontier Foundation said that TPP deal must not be ratified, as it criminalizes whistleblowers, unethically strangles global medical copyrights and prevents fair use.
I recently interviewed NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden for the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Pioneer Awards, an event that recognizes those protecting freedom on the Internet. We chatted by Google Hangout because Snowden remains in Russia, stuck in international limbo after the U.S. Show More Summary
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush — or just “Jeb!” as he’s called in his campaign signs — probably won’t win the endorsement of the Electronic Frontier Foundation given his positions on tech policy. In fact, we can’t imagine...Show More Summary
A couple weeks back, the Electronic Frontier Foundation released 124 pages of emails obtained in a FOIA request, asking for any communications between officials at the U.S. Trade Representative's office and corporate lobbyists. The emails...Show More Summary
The Electronic Frontier Foundation this week submitted evidence in two lawsuits showing that Verizon Wireless, Sprint and AT&T helped the National Security Agency collect Americans' phone records.
Setting up HTTPS to bring encryption to a web domain can be an arduous process, which is why Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Cisco and Mozilla set up Let’s Encrypt, a free and automated certificate authority to make the process a lot easier. Let’s Encrypt has just issued its first HTTPS certificate under its beta program and here’s how you can sign up to it. More »