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Dave Maass / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF Outlines Plan to Fix the Broken Patent System   —  New ‘Defend Innovation’ Whitepaper Addresses Vague Software Patents, Patent Trolls  —  San Francisco - The U.S. patent system is in crisis, but there are clear steps Congress and the White House can take to mitigate the impact of vague patents …
Feb 24, 2015, 9:20 AMIn context
Dave Maass / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
South Carolina prisons have imposed heavy penalties on over 400 prisoners for using social media, mostly Facebook   —  Hundreds of South Carolina Inmates Sent to Solitary Confinement Over Facebook  —  In the South Carolina prison system, accessing Facebook is an offense on par with murder, rape, rioting, escape and hostage-taking.
Feb 14, 2015, 12:10 PMIn context
Rainey Reitman / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF's Game Plan for Ending Global Mass Surveillance   —  We have a problem when it comes to stopping mass surveillance.  —  The entity that's conducting the most extreme and far-reaching surveillance against most of the world's communications—the National Security Agency—is bound by United States law.
Jan 27, 2015, 10:50 AMIn context
Cooper Quintin / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
HealthCare.gov Sends Personal Data to Dozens of Tracking Websites   —  The Associated Press reports that healthcare.gov-the flagship site of the Affordable Care Act, where millions of Americans have signed up to receive health care-is quietly sending personal health information to a number of third party websites.
Jan 20, 2015, 9:30 PMIn context
Dave Maass / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Local police in US giving families free ComputerCop keylogging software in “Internet Safety” initiative   —  ComputerCOP: The Dubious ‘Internet Safety Software’ That Hundreds of Police Agencies Have Distributed to Families  —  ComputerCOP in Maricopa County, Arizona
Oct 2, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Daniel Nazer / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Adam Carolla's Settlement with the Podcasting Troll   —  Big news from Texas: Adam Carolla has settled with the podcasting patent troll Personal Audio.  Although the settlement is confidential, we can guess the terms.  This is because Personal Audio sent …
Aug 19, 2014, 9:05 AMIn context
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

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