The Electronic Frontier Foundation has resumed accepting bitcoins donations, saying some of the legal ambiguity around the virtual currency has disappeared. The influential digital watchdog stopped accepting bitcoins two years ago citing...Show More Summary
Danny O'Brien from the Electronic Frontier Foundation sez, The latest round of the Trans-Pacific Partnership starts today in Lima, Peru. Embedded in the trade agreement is an IP chapter that, according to leaks, exports the worst of US copyright law -- DRM blocks, extended copyright terms, ISPs as copyright cops -- without even of the [...]
Via Blog at the Legal Times, the Department of Justice has filed this brief seeking to prevent an Office of Legal Counsel memo of advice to the FBI on electronic surveillance from being released to the Electronic Frontier Foundation. The DOJ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
EFF is celebrating the new inductees into its Takedown Hall of Shame with a new cooking show! In this episode, EFF staffer Parker Higgins bakes a "Mean Spirited Censorship Pie" -- which is what all have to call the classic Southern dessert formerly known as "Derby Pie," now that Kern's Kitchen in Louisville is threatening [...]
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has published its latest "Takedown Hall of Shame" installment, listing three companies that used baseless and stupid legal threats to censor the Internet. The current crop includes Kern's Kitchen in Louisville, which claims a trademark on the common term "Derby Pie" and threatens bloggers who post their family recipes for the [...]
Cindy Cohn and Trevor Timm have an excellent article at Electronic Frontier Foundation explaining why more government surveillance is not the appropriate response to the Boston bombings or terrorism. The capture of the Boston suspect was made... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
The Electronic Frontier Foundation's annual Who Has Your Back? report lauds a number of major companies for their efforts to help preserve user privacy and report to the public the extent of their cooperation with government groups.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has posted its annual report on which Internet vendors do the most to help protect their users's private information. And this year's two best protectors by the EFF's definition? Twitter and Internet...Show More Summary
The Electronic Frontier Foundation, known to most people as the EFF, is out with their Who Has Your Back? report on which companies do the best job of keeping your data out of the hands of Big Brother. There are … Continue reading ?Show More Summary
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has released its annual "Who Has Your Back?" report, ranking 18 companies by how well they protect user information from government eyes. Twitter and Sonic.net get high scores from the EFF, as theyShow More Summary
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has just published its annual report, Who Has Your Back?, asking which major internet service providers protect your interests against government snooping into your online activitites. The newest report...Show More Summary
Everyone’s favorite digital rights crusaders Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) have just released an annual report, ranking the biggest companies in tech for who does the best job protecting your data from being rifled through by the Federal Government. Google’s really good about it. Apple? They’ll give away all your emails and data if the government [...]Show More Summary
Facebook users constantly complain about their privacy being violated and while that might be true there are worse offenders. A new study by the Electronic Frontier Foundation has found that Apple is actually the worst major technology company in terms of handing over user data. Apple beat out Facebook, Amazon, Comcast, and other competitors for [...]
When it comes to privacy and data protection, Facebook is hardly thought of as a leader among big technology companies. It should be somewhat troubling, then, that the Electronic Frontier Foundation has ranked Apple worse than companies like Facebook, Amazon and Comcast when it comes to protecting your data from the government. Show More Summary
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has published it’s third annual “Who Has Your Back?” report which gives insight into some of the largest and most influential Internet players (which is synonymous with the term ‘data collectors’ in today’s world) and how they work to keep data from being grabbed by the government at their bidding. Top [...]
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a group that protects digital rights, has given Twitter and ISP Sonic.net full marks for protecting users data, according to its latest “Who Has Your Back?” report.... Keep reading ?
Earlier this month, the Electronic Frontier Foundation asked the US Patent and Trademark Office to turn down six broad, bogus patents on 3D printing that could pave the way for even more patent-trolling on the emerging field of 3D printing. They worked with the Cyberlaw Clinic at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society and [...]
Twitter and Internet service provider Sonic.net scored a perfect six in the third annual Electronic Frontier Foundation “ Who Has Your Back? ” report. However, Verizon and MySpace scored a zero out of a possible six stars in a test of...Show More Summary
The Electronic Frontier Foundation just released its annual "Who Has Your Back" report card, detailing the privacy policies of tech companies. Here's the rundown of who fights for your privacy in the face of government requests for your data—and who doesn't even bother. Read more...
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), which passed the House of Representatives this week, has drawn a lot of criticism from activist groups such as the Electronic Frontier Foundation for potentially undermining users’ online privacy. Show More Summary