The Electronic Frontier Foundation is hiring an activist! This is a job that I once had myself, and I can attest that there are few things more rewarding, challenging, and stimulating that working as an EFF activist.
How well do major websites protect your data? The Electronic Frontier Foundation has rated the encryption practices of 18 sites.
When it came time to mount a legal challenge to the government’s seizure of encryption keys from secure email provider Lavabit, three groups stepped forward. The Electronic Frontier Foundation and the American Civil Liberties Union both filed amicus briefs in support of Lavabit, which was perhaps to be expected. Show More Summary
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has rounded up an interactive, filterable chart of leaked NSA docs, putting all the material leaked through many media sources and over several months into one place.
Trying to keep up with all the leaked documents from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden? Now you can. The Electronic Frontier Foundation has put together a handy repository of every single one, for you to peruse at your paranoid leisure. Read more...
The government doesn’t always ask for permission before tapping into businesses’ users’ data in the name of national security, according to a report by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a non profit dedicated to protecting consumer...Show More Summary
A batch of documents declassified as a result of a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation have been released. They were posted by the Office of the Director for National Intelligence (ODNI), which disingenuously claimed the release was part of President Barack Obama's directing the agency to be more transparent.
An interview with Maria Sutton of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Here’s one more brief that the UCLA First Amendment Amicus Brief Clinic submitted last few week. This one is on behalf of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, in Fortres Grand Corp. v. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (7th Cir.) (the link...Show More Summary
Cindy Cohn at the Electronic Frontier Foundation addresses the New York Times' eternal agonizing over its internal decision to delay, by 13 months, a major 2005 story about warrantless wiretapping by the Bush administration. That decision...Show More Summary
When it comes to data we upload to the web and digital content in all its forms, it's hard to tell who owns it. At Expand NY's panel today, Electronic Frontier Foundation's (EFF) Julie Samuels, Techdirt's Mike Masnick and American University Washington College of Law professor, Michael Carroll...
Patents, digital rights, the NSA -- it's a lot to wrap one's head around. Thankfully, we've got some of the most knowledgeable folks in the biz, including the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Julie Samuels, Techdirt's Mike Masnick and American University Washington College of Law professor Michael...
Cisco Systems Inc. and Electronic Frontier Foundation lawyers on Thursday urged Congress to create a public registry of "patent troll" demand letters, saying transparency would help curb the unwarranted and costly attacks businesses and their customers face from the patent...
The Electronic Frontier Foundation filed 22 declarations in First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles v. NSA. The briefs are from a wide variety of groups -- environmentalists, gun-rights activists, religious groups, human-rights workers, drug-policy advocates -- who all have one thing in common: "hey each depend on the First Amendment's guarantee of free association.
We happened to swing by the Electronic Frontier Foundation's office the same day the digital rights organization filed a challenge to Personal Audio's podcast patent suits.
That's the argument the Electronic Frontier Foundation is making in a new brief.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has filed a brief in the case of Leon Gelfgatt, arguing that forcing the accused to decrypt a file violates the Fifth Amendment, which makes you secure against self-incrimination.
“Here’s something funny from the New York Times,” writes Romenesko reader David Maass. “The Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Director for International Freedom of Expression Jillian C. York changed her twitter handler for Halloween to Chillian J. Yikes. And the NYT quoted it as such.”
The Electronic Frontier Foundation's Danny O'Brien has ten important suggestions for things you can do right now to minimize the extent to which you are surveilled on the Internet.
A court order forcing former NSA contractor Edward Snowden's email provider to turn over its master encryption key undermines a critical security feature used by major Internet services, the Electronic Frontier Foundation said Thursday. Show More Summary