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Electronic Frontier Foundation
The leading nonprofit defending
digital privacy, free speech,
and innovation for 30 years and counting!

The leading nonprofit defending digital privacy, free speech, and innovation for 30 years and counting!

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Defending Fair Use in the Omegaverse

Copyright law is supposed to promote creativity, not stamp out criticism. Too often, copyright owners forget that – especially when they have a convenient takedown tool like the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). EFF is happy to remind them – as we did this month on behalf of Internet creator...

Why Getting Paid for Your Data Is a Bad Deal

One bad privacy idea that won’t die is the so-called “data dividend,” which imagines a world where companies have to pay you in order to use your data. Sound too good to be true? It is. Let’s be clear: getting paid for your data—probably no more than a handful of...
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EFF Files Comment Opposing the Department of Homeland Security's Massive Expansion of Biometric Surveillance

EFF, joined by several leading civil liberties and immigrant rights organizations, recently filed a comment calling on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to withdraw a proposed rule that would exponentially expand biometrics collection from both U.S. citizens and noncitizens who apply for immigration benefits and would allow...
Open Access Week

Open Access Should Include Open Courts

It is a fundamental precept, at least in the United States, that the public should have access to the courts–including court records–and any departure from that rule must be narrow and well-justified. In a nation bound by the rule of law, the public must have the ability to know the...

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