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Uber scores maximum points in EFF's data privacy ratings (just don't look too closely at the judging criteria)

2 weeks agoTechnology : Pando Daily

Some great new for Uber! The Electronic Frontier Foundation has given the company its highest rating (six stars!) for digital privacy in a recent "who has your back" audit of sharing economy companies. As ZDNet gushes, that’s a pretty...Show More Summary

Nominate for EFF's Pioneer Awards!

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

It's time once again to nominate your digital heroes for the Electronic Frontier Foundation's annual Pioneer Awards; previous winners include Edward Snowden, Carl Malamud, Limor Fried, Laura Poitras, Heddy Lamarr, Aaron Swartz, Gigi Sohn, Bruce Schneier, Zoe Lofgren, Glenn Greenwald, Jon Postel and many others (I am immensely proud to have won one myself!). (more…)

Two surprising companies lead the pack in user data privacy and transparency

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. The Electronic Frontier Foundation has released its annual "Who Has Your Back" report, and a surprising...Show More Summary

EFF's 2015 annual report

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The 25th year of the Electronic Frontier Foundation's activism to keep the Internet and its users free was an amazing one. (more…)

Day Against DRM: yes, ALL DRM

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

It's the International Day Against DRM, and in honor of the day, the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Parker Higgins has written an excellent post explaining why we can't live with DRM, even on media that you "rent" rather than buying (streaming services like Spotify, Netflix, etc). (more…)

Name your price for hacking books on Humble Bundle - CNET

Pay what you want for books that teach you all about Arduino, Python, Bitcoin and more while raising money for No Starch Press and the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

EFF to FDA: the DMCA turns medical implants into time-bombs

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The Electronic Frontier Foundation just filed comments with the FDA in its embedded device cybersecurity docket, warning the agency that manufacturers have abused the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, threatening security researchers with lawsuits if they came forward with embarrassing news about defects in the manufacturers' products. (more…)

Shari Steele’s mission to transform Tor’s public image

Steele helped rebuild the Electronic Frontier Foundation, but now she faces an even bigger task.

Prince Was So Ferocious About His Intellectual Property, He Got A ‘Lifetime Aggrievement Award’

“In 2013, the Electronic Frontier Foundation gave Prince … the Raspberry Beret Lifetime Aggrievement Award, in honor of his groundbreaking use of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to prevent fans of his music from publishing his tunes or image anywhere he didn’t want them to be. … For all the groundbreaking work he created as […]

Lawsuit asks Justice Department to reveal decryption orders

Do you want to know whether or not US officials have ever forced a company to decrypt data to aid in an investigation? So does the Electronic Frontier Foundation. The civil liberties group has sued the Department of Justice to make it...Show More Summary

Microsoft Lawsuit Against US Reveals ‘Staggering’ Reliance on Gag Orders

Law enforcement authorities in the United States are violating the US constitution with an excessive use of secrecy orders, as charged by Microsoft in a lawsuit filed earlier this week, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) Attorney Andrew Crocker told Sputnik.

Mike's Blog Round Up

Sabatao’s Crystal Ball: How a Democratic wave could wash over the House in 2016. Electronic Frontier Foundation: How the 6th Circuit’s ruling on cell phone location data poses a major threat to privacy. Digby: How Time did a dangerous...Show More Summary

Dark Web Browser Tor Wants to Go Mainstream

The Tor Project's new executive director Shari Steele, a former leader of the digital rights group the Electronic Frontier Foundation, wants the browser to attract more mainstream users. Before coming to Tor, Steele said like most Internet surfers, she had never used Tor. Show More Summary

Why are posts removed from social media? Nudity and fake names, a new report says

Reports of nudity and the use of false identities account for most of Facebook’s content takedowns, according to a study released this week by Onlinecensorship.org, a project of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Visualizing Impact that advocates for free speech on social media platforms. Show More Summary

Patent holder persecutes Pennsylvania photographer

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

Outfit that sued Pennsylvania photographer over a patent allegedly covering online photo contests must pay attorney fees after a pro bono defense by lawyers for the Electronic Frontier Foundation [ArsTechnica] Tags: patent trolls, photography, sanctions Patent holder persecutes Pennsylvania photographer is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system

Security researchers: help EFF keep the Web safe for browser research!

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

With the Electronic Frontier Foundation, I've been lobbying the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which sets the open standards that the Web runs on, to take measures to protect security researchers (and the users they help) from their own bad decision to standarize Digital Rights Management as part of HTML5. (more…)

Mr. President: Weakening Apple’s Defenses puts us all at Risk

Electronic Frontier Foundation | – – The Apple Fight Is About All of Us A Joint Statement from Access Now, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation Apple is…

EFF, ACLU and Access Now join forces to back Apple in encryption fight

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Access Now have all come out in support of Apple in its ongoing encryption dispute with the FBI. In a joint statement, the three groups warn againstShow More Summary

Privacy groups: Apple’s fight is our fight and we need your help

While Apple awaits a congressional ruling in its high-profile battle against the FBI, Access Now, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) issued a joint statement to remind all of us that we’re in this together. Show More Summary

The Apple Fight Is About All of Us

A joint statement from Access Now, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. A joint statement from Access Now, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Apple is engaged...Show More Summary

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