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Anti-TPP Protest Starts in San Francisco Outside US Senator’s Office

The US public should reach out to Congress and urge their representatives to block the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) Global Policy Analyst Maira Sutton said during a protest against the trade deal in San Francisco, California on Thursday.

Ranking Digital Rights

The Ranking Digital Rights initiative is important. Take a look.Like the Electronic Frontier Foundation's "Who has your back report" these efforts analyze, report on, and rank the privacy-respecting practices of corporations and online companies. Show More Summary

We'll probably never "Free Mickey"

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

It's Copyright Week, and I've kicked it off with a post at the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Deep Links explaining why, regardless of copyright term extension, Mickey Mouse will probably never be "free" -- but that doesn't mean that Disney is acting irrationally in its fight as hard as they are for eternal copyrights. (more…)

On MLK Day, let’s Remember Ike’s warning about the Military-Industrial Complex

By Shahid Buttar | Electronic Frontier Foundation [Sunday] marked the 55th anniversary of a world-historical speech by the last war hero to occupy the White House: President Dwight D. “Ike” Eisenhower. His…

T-Mobile Video Throttling Dispute Heats Up

The head of T-Mobile has apologized for going on a profanity-laden rant against the Electronic Frontier Foundation. But John Legere continues to dispute the claim from the EFF that his company’s “Binge On” data program follows the ethos of net neutrality. Show More Summary

EFF wants Cisco to face trial for helping China persecute Falun Gong members

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is trying to rally a federal appeals court to hear a lawsuit in which network hardware maker Cisco is accused of helping China identify members of a religious minority who were later tortured by its government. Show More Summary

T-Mobile Responds to EFF Claims about Throttling

“Who the f are you EFF, why are you stirring up so much trouble, and who pays you?” T-Mobile CEO John Legere asked in a controversial Twitter rant regarding the recent claims made by the Electronic Frontier Foundation that the carrier was throttling all video content on its network through its optimization process. According to Legere, […]

John Legere Continues To Defend T-Mobile's "Binge On" Streaming Feature

T-Mobile CEO John Legere apologized for lashing out at the Electronic Frontier Foundation—but he stands by the "Binge On" program. An open letter by John Legere, T-Mobile's outspoken and often profane CEO, cements what he has been saying...Show More Summary

T-Mobile’s CEO apologized for attacking a rights group in a foul-mouthed rant

In a letter to T-Mobile customers, CEO John Legere apologized to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a non-profit advocacy group, for foul-mouthed comments he made about the organization last week. The EFF had asked him a question about the nature of T-Mobile’s new Binge-On video service. Show More Summary

T-Mobile's Legere apologizes for dissing rights group - CNET

The CEO says he's sorry for his off-color rant against the Electronic Frontier Foundation and further defends T-Mobile's Binge On service as consistent with open Internet principles.

Ugh, John Legere is Back Explaining Binge On Again, Apologizing, and Probably Holding Back the F Word

Last week, T-Mobile CEO John Legere acted a fool after the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) called out his Binge On service for throttling all video data and potentially threatening net neutrality rules. He basically pulled out the,...Show More Summary

T-Mobile lost a Binge On streaming partner after Legere told EFF to eff off

T-Mobile has been in the news for all the wrong reasons lately. Earlier this week, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) found that the carrier’s Binge On subsidized mobile video streaming service throttled all video content, when it was advertised as optimizing streams from partners. Show More Summary

Windows 10 Is Spying on You, BlackBerry Adopts Android… [Tech News Digest]

Microsoft shows off its data collection, BlackBerry adopts Android for 2016, Motorola is no more, John Legere curses the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and get set for Game of Thrones. Windows 10 Usage Stats Reveal Spying I don't care what the apologists tell you. Show More Summary

The CEO of T-Mobile got in a fight with a rights group over claims his company is throttling customers' data

T-Mobile is coming under fire online after CEO John Legere attacked civil liberties group EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation) in a foul-mouthed rant. The row comes after the EFF accused T-Mobile of violating Net Neutrality — the principle that all data must be treated equally. "Who the f--- are you, anyway, EFF?" Legere asked. Show More Summary

Caught lying by an EFF investigation, T-Mobile CEO turns sweary

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

On Monday, the Electronic Frontier Foundation published an investigation into T-Mobile's "Binge On" video service, which allegedly optimizes videos for mobile download and does not count them against T-Mobile's bandwidth caps. (more...

T-Mobile CEO John Legere Goes on Curse-Filled Hate Rant Against Electronic Frontier Foundation 

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

“Who the fuck are you anyways, EFF?” Guitar-rockin’ telecom BAD BOY John Legere is lashing out against the Electronic Frontier Foundation following an EFF investigation claimed that T-Mobile’s new Binge On program throttles data. Read more...

Work for the Electronic Frontier Foundation: Hacker, lawyer, activist geek

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is hiring four new staffers: a criminal defense staff attorney, a technology generalist and two new activists (here's what life is like for EFF activists). (more…)

Turn Off Binge On If You Don't Want T-Mobile Throttling Your Data

T-Mobile’s new Binge On data plan is making waves by throttling video streaming services whether the service is on board or not. Recent tests from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), however, suggest Binge On is actually throttling all video-related data, including downloads. Read more...

Help the EFF Save the Future, by Reading Some Brand New Science Fiction!

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is out there fighting for civil liberties and privacy on the Internet and the digital world generally. And now, you can help support them—by reading a brand new science fiction book! Read more...

T-Mobile's Binge On throttling all video to 1.5Mbps, regardless of source, EFF says

For Binge On users, T-Mobile is indeed throttling all video -- despite the carrier's statements to the contrary, according to a report by the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

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