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Mark M. Jaycox / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Bills Introduced by Congress Fail to Fix Unconstitutional NSA Spying   —  In the past two weeks Congress has introduced a slew of bills responding to the Guardian's publication of a top secret court order using Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act to demand that Verizon Business Network Services give …
Jul 15, 2013, 9:45 AMIn context
Rebecca Jeschke / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Federal Judge Allows EFF's NSA Mass Spying Case to Proceed   —  Rejects Government's State Secret Privilege Claims in Jewel v. NSA and Shubert v. Obama  —  San Francisco - A federal judge today rejected the U.S. government's latest attempt to dismiss the Electronic Frontier Foundation's …
Jul 9, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Twitter Shows The Way Forward With Do Not Track   —  Twitter today announced a new way of targeting advertisements for its users, including a partnership with three online tracking firms: media6degrees (m6d), Chango, and Adara.  This new system will display ads based on your behavior and reading habits …
Jul 3, 2013, 4:40 PMIn context
Rebecca Jeschke / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Renowned Security Expert Bruce Schneier Joins EFF Board of Directors   —  Author and Critic Deepens EFF's Security Expertise as NSA Scandal Intensifies  —  San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is honored to announce the newest member of its Board of Directors: renowned security expert Bruce Schneier.
Jun 27, 2013, 10:10 PMIn context
Rebecca Jeschke / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF Sues FBI For Access to Facial-Recognition Records   —  Lawsuit Seeks Transparency Before Implementation of a ‘Bigger, Faster and Better’ Biometrics System  —  San Francisco - As the FBI is rushing to build a “bigger, faster and better” biometrics database, it's also dragging its feet …
Jun 27, 2013, 10:05 AMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
In Depth Review: New NSA Documents Expose How Americans Can Be Spied on Without A Warrant   —  The Guardian published a new batch of secret leaked FISA court and NSA documents yesterday, which detail the particulars of how government has been accessing Americans' emails without a warrant, in violation of the Constitution.
Jun 22, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Mark Rumold / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
FISA Court Rejects Catch-22 Secrecy Argument in FOIA Case   —  In the first publicly known victory by a non-government party before the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC), the secret court today granted a motion filed by EFF related to an ongoing Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.
Jun 13, 2013, 1:10 AMIn context
Rainey Reitman / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
86 Civil Liberties Groups and Internet Companies Demand an End to NSA Spying   —  Today, a bipartisan coalition of 86 civil liberties organizations and Internet companies - including the Electronic Frontier Foundation, reddit, Mozilla, FreedomWorks, and the American Civil Liberties Union …
Jun 11, 2013, 10:00 AMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Government Says Secret Court Opinion on Law Underlying PRISM Program Needs to Stay Secret   —  In a rare public filing in the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC), the Justice Department today urged continued secrecy for a 2011 FISC opinion that found the National Security …
Jun 9, 2013, 12:20 PMIn context
Katitza Rodriguez / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Internet Surveillance and Free Speech: the United Nations Makes the Connection   —  Frank La Rue, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Opinion delivered this week a landmark report [PDF] on state surveillance and freedom of expression.
Jun 5, 2013, 4:50 AMIn context

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