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Department of Transportation

The Department of Transportation is a federal cabinet department governed by the Secretary of Transportation and dedicated to transportation issues. It previously oversaw the Transportation Security Administration and the Coast Guard, but those two agencies were both transferred to the Department of Homeland Security in 2003. The Federal Aviation Administration was folded into the Department of Transportation when it was founded in 1967. EFF has targeted the FAA with FOIA requests and lawsuits pertaining to its granting of drone authorization certificates.

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EFF is leading the fight against the NSA's illegal mass surveillance program. Learn more about what the program is, how it works, and what you can do.

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BREAKING: Obama rejects laws mandating backdoors in our communications, but doesn't go nearly far enough:

Oct 9 @ 12:13am

The final TPP text is still secret, but based on what we know so far it's a terrible deal for digital rights:

Oct 8 @ 6:00pm

Great news! Gov. Brown has signed SB 741—a great first step towards limiting the use & acquisition of IMSI catchers in California.

Oct 8 @ 3:52pm
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