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Parker Higgins / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Google Abandons Open Standards for Instant Messaging   —  In the midst of the major press blitz surrounding its annual I/O Conference, Google dropped some unfortunate news about its instant messaging plans.  In several places around the web, the company is replacing the existing “Talk” …
May 24, 2013, 7:15 AMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Here Is the New Face of TPP and ACTA in the US   —  Today, the White House announced that Michael Froman is the nominee to be the new U.S. Trade Representative.  The U.S. Trade Rep is the office in charge of negotiating all trade agreements including the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) …
May 2, 2013, 10:00 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Who Has Your Back?  2013   —  When you use the Internet, you entrust your conversations, thoughts, experiences, locations, photos, and more to companies like Google, AT&T and Facebook.  But what do these companies do when the government demands your private information?  Do they stand with you?
Apr 30, 2013, 10:30 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Until Today, If You Were 17, It Could Have Been Illegal To Read Seventeen.com Under the CFAA   —  If you are 17 or under, a federal prosecutor could have charged you with computer hacking just for reading Seventeen magazine online—until today.  —  It's not because the law got any better.
Apr 7, 2013, 12:10 PMIn context
Rainey Reitman / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
New California “Right to Know” Act Would Let Consumers Find Out Who Has Their Personal Data — And Get a Copy of It   —  Let's face it: most of us have no idea how companies are gathering and sharing our personal data.  Colossal data brokers are sucking up personal facts about Americans from sources they refuse to disclose.
Apr 3, 2013, 12:35 AMIn context
Rainey Reitman / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Under CISPA, Who Can Get Your Data?   —  Under CISPA, companies can collect your information in order to “protect the rights and property” of the company, and then share that information with third parties, including the government, so long as it is for “cybersecurity purposes.”
Mar 21, 2013, 12:25 AMIn context
Hanni Fakhoury / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
The Matthew Keys Case, the CFAA, and Why Maximum Sentences Matter   —  In the wake of social justice activist Aaron Swartz's tragic death, Internet users around the country are taking a hard look at the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), the federal anti-hacking law.
Mar 15, 2013, 3:05 PMIn context
Mark M. Jaycox / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Startups and Innovators Send Letter to Congress Demanding CFAA Reform   —  Today, a group of entrepreneurs and startups sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee urging it to reform the draconian Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA).  The letter, organized with the help of TechFreedom …
Mar 13, 2013, 1:35 AMIn context
Parker Higgins / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
A Tale of SimCity: Users Struggle Against Onerous DRM   —  It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, for the latest installment in the popular SimCity video game franchise, which was released this week to massive sales, and then just as quickly, an epic fail as the paying customers …
Mar 9, 2013, 8:50 PMIn context
Mark M. Jaycox / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
CISPA, the Privacy-Invading Cybersecurity Spying Bill, is Back in Congress   —  It's official: The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act was reintroduced in the House of Representatives yesterday.  CISPA is the contentious bill civil liberties advocates fought last year …
Feb 14, 2013, 4:10 AMIn context

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