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Cory Doctorow / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF appeals W3C director Tim Berners-Lee's EME decision, calls for sandbox auditing, auto-generated accessibility metadata, protection for new market entrants   —  On behalf of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, I would like to formally submit our request for an appeal of the Director's decision …
Jul 12, 2017, 10:35 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF Gov't Data Requests 2017 report finds Adobe, Dropbox, Pinterest, Uber, Wickr, and WordPress best protect users; AT&T, Verizon, Comcast, T-Mobile fall short   —  Download the complete Who Has Your Back?  2017: Protecting Your Data From Government Requests report as a PDF.  —  Executive Summary
Jul 10, 2017, 6:15 PMIn context
Cory Doctorow / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
After controversial vote, W3C announces it will publish Encrypted Media Extensions, a type of DRM for web video, without protection for security researchers   —  Early today, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards body publicly announced its intention to publish Encrypted Media Extensions …
Jul 7, 2017, 7:35 PMIn context
Jennifer Lynch / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
FBI Wants to Remove Privacy Protections from its Massive Biometrics Database   —  EFF and 44 Other Organizations Call for More Time to Respond  —  Since 2008, the FBI has been assembling a massive database of biometric information on Americans.  This database, called Next Generation Identification …
Jun 1, 2016, 12:40 PMIn context
Cooper Quintin / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Canary Watch, EFF related site tracking NSA, FBI, other agency warrant requests, stops accepting submissions, monitoring canaries, says goals have been reached   —  We announced Canary Watch a year ago as a coalition project to list Warrant Canaries and monitor them for changes or removal.
May 25, 2016, 8:50 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF rates Uber and Lyft highest among sharing economy companies on privacy and transparency, says many others haven't stepped up to meet accepted best practices   —  Download Report  —  Download the complete Who Has Your Back?  2016: Protecting Your Data From Government Requests report as a PDF.
May 8, 2016, 3:15 PMIn context
Parker Higgins / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
App Store Censorship and FBI Hacking Proposed at Congressional Crypto Hearing   —  Tech experts and industry representatives squared off against law enforcement officials in two sessions of lively testimony today in front of the House Energy and Commerce committee.
Apr 19, 2016, 8:15 PMIn context
David Greene / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Judge grants EFF discovery in Jewel v. NSA, marking first time a party allowed to gather factual evidence from NSA in case involving warrantless surveillance   —  Big Victory: Judge Pushes Jewel v. NSA Forward  —  We won a groundbreaking legal victory late Friday in our Jewel v. NSA case …
Feb 20, 2016, 10:55 PMIn context
Wafa Ben Hassine / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
An assessment of Twitter's new abuse policy: the good, the bad, and the ugly   —  Twitter's Policy Reboot: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly  —  January 12, 2016 Update: It is important to note that some of the language that was added to the Twitter Rules on December 30 …
Jan 12, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context
Jeremy Gillula / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF Confirms: T-Mobile's Binge On Optimization is Just Throttling, Applies Indiscriminately to All Video   —  Back in November, T-Mobile announced a new service for its mobile customers called Binge On, in which video streams from certain websites don't count against customers' data caps.1 …
Jan 4, 2016, 3:50 PMIn context

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