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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
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

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
5 mind-bending facts about quantum computing  —  In GIF form, five of the most mind-bending things scientists have learned about life on an atomic and sub-atomic level.
Freshdesk:
How to not sound like a robot in your email notifications?  —  Your notifications don't have to be just notifications.  They can be another opportunity to charm your customers and to keep them hooked.  Learn how.
VMware:
Your Grandfather's Backup Tools Weren't Built for Today's Virtual Environments.  —  When the health of your business rides on the availability of your virtual machines and the applications they run …
Zoho:
The customer service lessons we must all learn from that Comcast call  —  By now, you've probably heard the call that hijacked the Internet last week.  If not, let me warn you.  It is painful - incredibly painful.
Pure Storage:
2014: Pure, EMC, HP, and Violin all Up Their Games  —  The past few months have seen bold announcements from EMC, HP, Violin, and of course Pure Storage, the net result of which is that the market has changed and moved forward appreciably.