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EFF: European Law Claims to Protect Consumers… By Blocking the Web

European Law Claims to Protect Consumers… By Blocking the Web

Last week the European Parliament passed a new Consumer Protection Regulation that allows national consumer authorities to order ISPs, web hosts and domain registries to block or delete websites… all without a court order. 543 more words

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EFF: NSA Internet Surveillance Under Section 702 Violates the First Amendment

NSA Internet Surveillance Under Section 702 Violates the First Amendment

The First Amendment is too often overlooked in discussions of the National Security Agency’s vast surveillance authorities. 1,066 more words

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EFF: The Safest Conversation You'll Have This Holiday

The Safest Conversation You’ll Have This Holiday

Do your friends and family rope you into providing tech support when you’re home for the holidays? Use this opportunity to be a digital security hero and rescue your family from tracking cookies, unencrypted disks, insecure chats, and recycled passwords. 532 more words

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EFF: The Senate’s Liberty Act Helps Close the “Backdoor”

The Senate’s Liberty Act Helps Close the “Backdoor”

Take the language of one NSA surveillance reauthorization bill and add a few strong reform proposals from another, and what do you get? 778 more words

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EFF: Today—and Every Day—We Fight to Defend the Open Internet

Today—and Every Day—We Fight to Defend the Open Internet

Today, we heard from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) about its plans to devastate Network Neutrality. Instead of responding to the… 217 more words

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EFF: Treasury Department Concludes Fraud Investigation into ComputerCOP "Internet Safety" Software

Treasury Department Concludes Fraud Investigation into ComputerCOP “Internet Safety” Software

Three years ago, EFF exposed how hundreds of law enforcement agencies were putting families at risk by distributing free ComputerCOP “Internet safety” software that actually transmitted keystrokes unencrypted to a third-party server. 1,022 more words

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EFF: Court Rules That EFF's Stupid Patent of the Month Post Is Protected Speech

Court Rules That EFF’s Stupid Patent of the Month Post Is Protected Speech

A federal judge has ruled that EFF need not obey an Australian injunction ordering EFF to take down a “Stupid Patent of the Month” blog post and never speaking of the patent owner’s intellectual property again. 502 more words

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