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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
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

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