Kodi was EFF's resident Newfoundland from 2005 (when he was 2 years old) until July 2012. He fought valiantly to protect the right for dogs and humans to bark anonymously online and shed and drool with impunity.
Today, EFF's Twitter account received its 50,000th follower. That’s 50,000 people who care about the future of civil liberties -- at least enough to keep tabs on EFF through our Twitter feed. And while there are surely a few spam bots in there, we’re glad to see so many thousands of people showing their allegiance to digital rights.
On Friday, EFF plans to publish "Who Knows When You Are," an informational guide to protecting your temporal privacy. Although location-based services are becoming commonplace, EFF is concerned about a new, more established threat: that data from most communications services can pinpoint exactly when you are, whenever you are.
Lawyers from EFF warned this week of the implications of Google Sidle, a new beta product the company describes as, "Bringing our mission of organizing the world's information to your cafeteria," but which one EFF lawyer described as, "Creepy, even for Google."
Seething Danes were seen stomping out of the ACTA negotiation chambers in Wellington, New Zealand, citing frustration with the United States negotiators' continued pushing of "three strikes" proposals.
"ACTA is an international agreement," fumed negotiator Olaf Atdis. "It's absurd for the United States to continue demanding a baseball analogy when a football analogy would be much more representative of the diversity of the negotiating countries."
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading robotic rights group fighting for your digital liberties. Only we know that in 2012, a sophisticated search algorithm will be first programmed to selectively modify itself to obtain better search results and that within 50 years the algorithm now known as: