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Dave Maass / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Local police in US giving families free ComputerCop keylogging software in “Internet Safety” initiative   —  ComputerCOP: The Dubious ‘Internet Safety Software’ That Hundreds of Police Agencies Have Distributed to Families  —  ComputerCOP in Maricopa County, Arizona
Oct 2, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Daniel Nazer / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Adam Carolla's Settlement with the Podcasting Troll   —  Big news from Texas: Adam Carolla has settled with the podcasting patent troll Personal Audio.  Although the settlement is confidential, we can guess the terms.  This is because Personal Audio sent …
Aug 19, 2014, 9:05 AMIn context
Cindy Cohn / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Flawed Oversight Board Report Endorses General Warrants   —  The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) issued a legally flawed and factually incomplete report late Tuesday that endorses Section 702 surveillance.  Hiding behind the “complexity” of the technology …
Jul 2, 2014, 12:20 AMIn context
Rebecca Jeschke / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
AF Holdings denied identifying info on 1,000 IP addresses in federal appeals court ruling, a big win against copyright trolls   —  Crushing Blow for Copyright Trolls: Appeals Court Halts AF Holdings' Extortion Scheme  —  Copyright Holders Can't Abuse Legal System to Pressure Thousands of Internet Users to Pay Unfair Settlements
May 27, 2014, 10:50 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Most tech giants now score well in EFF's first post-Snowden “Who Has Your Back?” report   —  Who Has Your Back?  —  Protecting Your Data from Government Requests — We entrust our most sensitive, private, and important information to technology companies like Google, Facebook, and Verizon.
May 15, 2014, 3:10 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF releases Privacy Badger browser extension that blocks third-party trackers for Chrome and Firefox   —  Help EFF Test Privacy Badger, Our New Tool to Stop Creepy Online Tracking  —  EFF is launching a new extension for Firefox and Chrome called Privacy Badger.
May 2, 2014, 12:30 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
FBI Plans to Have 52 Million Photos in its NGI Face Recognition Database by Next Year   —  New documents released by the FBI show that the Bureau is well on its way toward its goal of a fully operational face recognition database by this summer.  —  EFF received these records in response …
Apr 14, 2014, 10:05 PMIn context
Jillian C. York / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Reporters Without Borders includes US and UK in its 2014 “Enemies of the Internet” index   —  A Short Guide to the Internet's Biggest Enemies  —  Reporters Without Borders (RSF) released its annual “Enemies of the Internet” index this week—a ranking first launched in 2006 intended …
Mar 15, 2014, 8:35 AMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Russia Blocks Access to Major Independent News Sites   —  Russia's government has escalated its use of its Internet censorship law to target news sites, bloggers, and politicians under the slimmest excuse of preventing unauthorized protests and enforcing house arrest regulations.
Mar 13, 2014, 11:50 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Mexican Protest Site Censored by GoDaddy — with the U.S. Embassy's Help   —  The Mexican website 1dmx.org (mirror here), was set up in the wake of a set of controversial December 1st 2012 protests against the inauguration of the new President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto.
Mar 5, 2014, 6:30 AMIn context

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Microsoft:
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Amazon Web Services:
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Rackspace:
Another Patent Troll Slain.  You Are Now Free To Rotate Your Smartphone.  —  Rotatable Technologies is now an ex-patent troll.  I say “ex-troll” because its patent, US Pat.  No. 6,326,978, has been declared unpatentable …
Zoho:
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