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Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Google Deceptively Tracks Students' Internet Browsing, EFF Says in FTC Complaint   —  EFF Launches ‘Spying on Students’ Campaign to Raise Awareness About Privacy Risks of School Technology Tools  —  San Francisco—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a complaint today …
Dec 2, 2015, 12:30 AMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF and Visualizing Impact launch Onlinecensorship.org to collect reports on content takedowns by Facebook, Twitter, and other social media services   —  Onlinecensorship.org Tracks Content Takedowns by Facebook, Twitter, and Other Social Media Sites  —  New Project Will Gather Users' Stories of Censorship from Around the World
Nov 22, 2015, 11:30 AMIn context
Dave Maass / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
California cops are using biometric devices in the field for digital fingerprinting, facial and tattoo recognition   —  California Cops Are Using These Biometric Gadgets in the Field  —  This report was co-written by MuckRock Editor JPat Brown.  MuckRock Co-founder Michael Morisy …
Nov 5, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
US State Department will not classify “cyber products” as munitions in export control list   —  VICTORY: State Department Decides Not to Classify “Cyber Products” as “Munitions”  —  This week, the U.S. Department of State's Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG) met to decide whether to classify …
Oct 31, 2015, 2:00 AMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
US regulators grant exemptions to DMCA's DRM rules for jailbreaking, remixing DVDs and Blu-rays, preserving video games, researching and modifying car software   —  Victory for Users: Librarian of Congress Renews and Expands Protections for Fair Uses  —  The new rules for exemptions …
Oct 27, 2015, 10:15 PMIn context
Dave Maass / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
CA Gov. Brown signs S.B. 178, the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act, requiring a warrant before police can access digital records   —  Victory in California!  Gov. Brown Signs CalECPA, Requiring Police to Get a Warrant Before Accessing Your Data
Oct 8, 2015, 6:30 PMIn context
Parker Higgins / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Aborted Wikipedia ban in Russia and GitHub ban in China show how HTTPS encryption can limit censorship as governments are reluctant to block the entire sites   —  Russia's Wikipedia Ban Buckles Under HTTPS Encryption  —  Dueling forces of encryption and government censorship came to a head …
Aug 30, 2015, 3:05 PMIn context
Rebecca Jeschke / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF's browser extension Privacy Badger out of beta; 1.0 blocks super-cookies and browser fingerprinting   —  Privacy Badger 1.0 Blocks the Sneakiest Kinds of Online Tracking  —  Browser Add-On Prevents Data Collection from Ads and Other Hidden Trackers  —  San Francisco …
Aug 7, 2015, 4:10 AMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
ICANN considering changes that would disallow proxy registration for domains used for commercial purposes, could put user privacy at risk   —  Changes to Domain Name Rules Place User Privacy in Jeopardy  —  TG Storytime is a free community website for transgender authors, operated by Joe Six-Pack …
Jun 24, 2015, 11:20 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
House passes USA Freedom Act to limit NSA mass collection of Americans' phone metadata, bill now goes to Senate   —  In Landslide Vote, House Overwhelmingly Passes USA Freedom Act without Amendments  —  Is this the year Congress passes a bill to limit NSA spying?  The House of Representatives certainly hopes so.
May 13, 2015, 6:00 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Testing a datacenter under the sea  —  Envisioned to be resilient and self-sustainable, Project Natick enters a new research phase off the Scottish coast.
IBM:
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eero:
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