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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
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF's scorecard rates Obama's proposed NSA reforms at 3.5 out of 12   —  Rating Obama's NSA Reform Plan: EFF Scorecard Explained  —  Earlier today, President Obama announced a series of reforms to address abuses by the National Security Agency.  We were heartened to see Obama recognized …
Jan 17, 2014, 8:30 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Obama's NSA Reform Scorecard   —  Will Obama Hit the Mark on Real NSA Reform?
Jan 17, 2014, 2:25 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Google Removes Vital Privacy Feature From Android, Claiming Its Release Was Accidental   —  Yesterday, we published a blog post lauding an extremely important app privacy feature that was added in Android 4.3.  That feature allows users to install apps while preventing the app …
Dec 13, 2013, 12:40 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Encrypt the Web Report: Who's Doing What   —  We've asked the companies in our Who Has Your Back Program what they are doing to bolster encryption in light of the NSA's unlawful surveillance of your communications.  We're pleased to see that four companies—Dropbox, Google, SpiderOak and Sonic.net …
Nov 20, 2013, 3:40 PMIn context
Corynne McSherry / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Court Upholds Legality of Google Books: Tremendous Victory for Fair Use and the Public Interest   —  It's a good day for fair use and sane copyright law.  After years of litigation, Judge Denny Chin has ruled that the Google Books project does not infringe copyright.
Nov 14, 2013, 6:05 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
TPP Leak Confirms the Worst: US Negotiators Still Trying to Trade Away Internet Freedoms   —  After years of secret trade negotiations over the future of intellectual property rights (and limits on those rights), the public gets a chance to looks at the results.
Nov 13, 2013, 8:05 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Queensland Government partners with Microsoft to bring Office 365 to 149,000 government employees  —  Queensland, the second-largest state in Australia, will partner with Microsoft to bring Office 365 …
Atlassian:
Every team needs kick-ass code reviews  —  Code reviews help spread knowledge and coding best practices throughout a team.  In this article we'll take a look at why code reviews are important, and how to optimize the practice.
Zoho Blogs:
2 Ways Live Chat Can Enhance Your Customer Service  —  Landing a new customer is 5x more expensive than keeping an existing customer.  How do we keep our customers happy?  By providing outstanding support.
Silicon Valley Bank:
Strengthening the U.S. Innovation Economy by Ending Abusive Patent Litigation  —  In Silicon Valley Bank's Innovation Economy Outlook 2014 survey, we asked executives what they see in today's patent system …