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Misused Espionage Act Targets Government Whistleblowers

This week we celebrated National Whistleblower Appreciation Day—an appropriate time to speak out against the U.S. government’s continued use of the Espionage Act to prosecute government leakers, and in so doing, restrict the flow of important information to the press. As we wrote on the 100th anniversary of the Act’s...

Street-Level Surveillance: How to Protect Our Privacy

Police have deployed a powerful web of street-level surveillance technologies across our communities, including cell site simulators, automatic license plate readers, facial recognition, and drones. This spying system invades our privacy, chills our speech, and disparately burdens communities of color. EFF's Adam Schwartz will speak about how we got here...

EFF at Dragon Con 2017

The Electronic Frontier Foundation returns to Dragon Con once again to participate in a series of panels about technology, civil liberties, activism, and pop culture. EFF Deputy Executive Director Kurt Opsahl and researchers Dave Maass and Gennie Gebhart will participate in a dozen panels on the Electronic Frontiers Forums...
The Pregnancy Panopticon

The Pregnancy Panopticon

Women’s health is big business. There are a staggering number of applications for Android and iOS which claim to help people keep track of their monthly cycle, know when they may be fertile, or track the status of their pregnancy. These apps entice the user to input the most intimate...

RCEP Discussions on Ecommerce: Gathering Steam in Hyderabad

Sixteen countries from Asia-Pacific are meeting in Hyderabad for the 19th round of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) which takes place in India from 18-28 July, 2017. EFF is participating to advocate for improved transparency and openness in the negotiations, and to express our concerns about possible new rules...

How EFF Defends the Future: a Conversation with Rainey Reitman (Livestreamed)

Rainey Reitman, activism director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, will join CREDO for a special conversation to discuss how EFF is defending civil liberties and protecting user privacy in the digital world through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. The event will take place at Credo's offices...

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