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Peter Eckersley / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
A Syrian Man-In-The-Middle Attack against Facebook   —  Yesterday we learned of reports that the Syrian Telecom Ministry had launched a man-in-the-middle attack against the HTTPS version of the Facebook site.  The attack is ongoing, has been seen by users of multiple Syrian ISPs, and we cannot confirm the identity of the perpetrators.
May 5, 2011, 6:50 PMIn context
Peter Eckersley / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Why We Need An Open Wireless Movement   —  If you sometimes find yourself needing an open wireless network in order to check your email from a car, a street corner, or a park, you may have noticed that they're getting harder to find.  —  Stories like the one over the weekend about a bunch …
Apr 28, 2011, 10:55 AMIn context
Rainey Reitman / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
“Who Has Your Back?”  In Depth: Corporate Transparency About Government Demands for User Information   —  EFF recently launched a campaign calling on companies to stand with their users when the government comes looking for data.  (If you haven't done so, sign our petition urging companies to provide better transparency and privacy.)
Apr 24, 2011, 10:10 AMIn context
Kurt Opsahl / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Righthaven Defies Court, Ignores Domain Name Ruling   —  Last Friday, the Chief Judge of the federal court in Nevada, which is overseeing more than 200 Righthaven copyright cases, dismissed Righthaven's meritless claim to seize its victim's domain names.  In each case so far …
Apr 22, 2011, 6:00 PMIn context
Rainey Reitman / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Well-Meaning “Privacy Bill of Rights” Wouldn't Stop Online Tracking   —  On Tuesday, Senators John McCain and John Kerry introduced the long-awaited Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights, a sweeping bill that covers online and offline data collection, retention, use, and dissemination practices.
Apr 14, 2011, 6:05 PMIn context
Chris Palmer / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Unqualified Names in the SSL Observatory   —  Internet certification authorities (CAs) are charged with the task of vouching for the identities of secure web servers.  When you browse to https://www.wellsfargo.com/, your browser knows it's the real wellsfargo.com because VeriSign, a CA, says it is.
Apr 6, 2011, 12:20 PMIn context
Rebecca / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Reader Privacy Act Introduced to Upgrade Book Privacy for the Digital Era   —  Sacramento, CA - California Senator Leland Yee has introduced the Reader Privacy Act of 2011 (SB 602), with backing from the California Affiliates of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).
Mar 30, 2011, 5:10 PMIn context
Eva / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Microsoft Shuts off HTTPS in Hotmail for Over a Dozen Countries   —  UPDATE (3/26/11): HTTPS is again available for those in the countries discussed below.  Microsoft denies deliberately blocking access to HTTPS, blaming the problem on a bug: … If you've been waiting for a golden opportunity …
Mar 25, 2011, 9:30 PMIn context
Richard Esguerra / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
An Introduction to the Federated Social Network   —  Lately, EFF's work to protect rights and liberties in the online world has focused rather heavily on social networking sites and their policies.  The logic is borne out by the numbers — Facebook and Twitter combined claim hundreds of millions …
Mar 23, 2011, 5:00 AMIn context
Eva Galperin / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Over 40,000 Does Dismissed In Copyright Troll Cases   —  These have been some eventful weeks in the world of copyright trolling.  Thousands of unnamed “John Does” in P2P file sharing lawsuits filed in California, Washington DC, Texas, and West Virginia have been severed, effectively dismissing over 40,000 defendants.
Feb 27, 2011, 12:35 PMIn context

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