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EFF battles misleading, sloppy, secret FBI warrants aimed at the Internet Archive and CREDO

2 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has disclosed that it has won two key victories for clients who'd received the FBI's notorious, gag-ordered National Security Letters -- a form of secret warrant that has become the go-to way for law enforcement to avoid scrutiny since the Patriot Act's passage. (more…)

Double your donations to EFF and help dismantle mass surveillance in the Trump era

2 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Aaron at the Electronic Frontier Foundation writes, "Every dollar you give during the Power Up Your Donation campaign means wo dollars for EFF—that’s double the support for building privacy-enhancing tools, stopping illegal government surveillance, fighting censorship, promoting encryption, and more. Show More Summary

Five things the tech industry needs to fix (and you need to demand) ASAP

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is potentially more freaked out by a Trump administration than just about anybody, probably because they have a deep grasp of just what the government can do—and who they can target—with technology....Show More Summary

How to defend your digital rights: street protest edition

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The Electronic Frontier Foundation's Digital Security Tips for Protesters builds on its indispensable Surveillance Self Defense guide for protesters with legal and technical suggestions to protect your rights, your data, and your identity when protesting. (more…)

EFF in Trump's America: Protecting Tomorrow

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Cindy Cohn, executive director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, has published a heartfelt and defiant statement about the EFF's plans for the coming four years under a president who has demanded back-doors in crypto, promised mass surveillance and roundups of millions of people, and threatened the freedom of the press. (more…)

EFF asks court to let American sue Ethiopia for hacking his computer and rounding up his friends

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Since 2014, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has been representing "Mr Kidane," an Ethiopian-born US citizen whose computer the Ethiopian government hacked while he was living in DC, in order to extract the identities of his contacts...Show More Summary

To do in San Francisco: a concert to help pay for John Perry Barlow's medical bills

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

John Perry Barlow -- author of the Declaration of Independence of Cyberspace, Grateful Dead lyricist, Electronic Frontier Foundation co-founder, character in my novels, and all-round amazing, pioneering guy -- has been hospitalized on and off for a year and a half, is in constant pain, and has limited mobility. (more…)

Humble Bundle 21 Offers Goat Simulator, Door Kickers and More in the Name of Charity

2 months agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

It’s been quite some time since we last wrote up a Humble Bundle, but #21 was recently made available, this time helping out the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Child’s Play Charity. If you aren’t familiar with Humble Bundle, it’s very simply to understand. Show More Summary

Your Cheat-Sheet Guide to the Future of Ownership

People: Cindy Cohn: An internet law attorney, Cohn serves as general counsel to the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Cory Doctorow: Doctorow, a blogger and science fiction writer, has been a public opponent of copyright law and digital...Show More Summary

EFF to court: don't let US government prosecute professor over his book about securing computers

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

In July, the Electronic Frontier Foundation filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Dr Matthew Green, a Johns Hopkins Information Security Institute Assistant Professor of Computer Science; now the US government has asked a court to dismiss Dr Green's claims. Show More Summary

The EFF calls on HP to remove DRM from its printers

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has called on HP to restore customer’s ability to use third-party ink cartridges in its Office Jet printers. It is also urging consumers to sign a petition, which as of this posts’s publication, has nearly 7,500 signatures. Show More Summary

Demand that HP make amends for its self-destructing printers [SIGN AND SHARE!]

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

I've written an open letter to HP CEO Dion Weisler on behalf of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, asking him to make amends for his company's bizarre decision to hide a self-destruct sequence in a printer update that went off earlier this month, breaking them so that they would no longer use third-party ink cartridges. (more…)

Join me at EFF's 25th Pioneer Awards in San Francisco next Wednesday

3 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Nicole from EFF writes, "The Electronic Frontier Foundation is excited to host the 2016 Pioneer Awards in San Francisco next Wednesday, September 21 at Delancey Street’s Town Hall Room." (more…)

If DRM is so great, why won't anyone warn you when you're buying it?

3 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Last month, I filed comments with the Federal Trade Commission on behalf of Electronic Frontier Foundation, 22 of EFF's supporters, and a diverse coalition of rightsholders, public interest groups, and retailers, documenting the ways...Show More Summary

Amazon, Apple and Google Back Microsoft In Its Case Against The U.S. Government

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Manufacturers, BP America, the Washington Post, Fox News, the National Newspaper Association, Apple, Alphabet (Google),, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and many...Show More Summary

EFF rips Microsoft for "blatant disregard of user choice and privacy" in Windows 10

In a signed editorial, a staffer from the Electronic Frontier Foundation has blasted Microsoft for its aggressive Windows 10 upgrade program (now ended), and also criticized its privacy defaults.

EFF and partners reveal Kazakh government phished journalists, opposition politicians

4 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

At Defcon, researchers from the Electronic Frontier Foundation, First Look Media and Amnesty International, revealed their findings on a major phishing attack through which the government of Kazakhstan was able to hack opposition journalists and arrange for an opposition politician's extradition from exile in Italy to Kazakhstan. (more…)

Digital Copyright Law Could Be Challenged

One of the key elements of US copyright law in the digital age may be challenged in the Supreme Court. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) claims the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) breaches the first amendment. The DMCA,...Show More Summary

EFF Sues U.S. Government Over DMCA

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, bunnie Huang, and Mathew Green say the Digital Millennium Copyright Act's onerous copyright rules

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