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EFF at Dragon Con: Hacking 101

EFF's Kurt Opsahl will join Xavier Ashe, Ray Kelly, Rebecca Carlson, Tania Lamothe, and Keith Watson for a discussion on all things Hacking. Just what is a hacker anyway? Hacking 101 returns for another glorious year! The event will be moderated by Dustin Smith.

EFF at Dragon Con: Watchparty: The EARN-IT Act, LAEDA and Other Threats to Encryption

EFF's Kurt Opsahl will join Ron Daniels, Rebecca Carlson, Eric Simmons, Dwayne Keith Goetzel, and Tania Lamothe for a discussion on how Congress is considering mandating encryption backdoors by either conditionally withdrawing Section 230 protections from the Communications Decency Act (the EARN-IT Act), or a more direct approach (LAEDA). The...

EFF at Dragon Con: Ask the EFF/Meet the EFA

EFF's Kurt Opsahl, Nash Sheard, Hayley Tsukayama, and Erica Portnoy will join Fabian Rogers from STOP for an open forum to ask questions with panelists from the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Electronic Frontier Alliance. We’ll do a short explanation of what the Electronic Frontier Alliance is and how your...

EFF Pilots an Audio Version of EFFector

Today, we are launching an audio version of our monthly-ish newsletter EFFector to give you a new way to learn about the latest in online freedom, and offer greater accessibility to anyone who is visually impaired or would just like to listen!Listen Now!Surveillance Shouldn’t Be a Prerequisite for an...


The YouthLACIGF (Youth pre-Latam Internet Governance Forum) takes place on September 5th-6th. EFF’s Veridiana Alimonti joins Brazil’s congressman Orlando Silva, Louise Marie Hurel (Igarapé Institute), and Caio Machado for a discussion on disinformation and regulation organized by LAPIN. Discussion starts at 5h15 pm Brazil time (GMT-3)/ 1h15 pm PDT....

Data Protection Law in Brazil and Implementation Challenges

EFF’s Veridiana Alimonti joins Miriam Wimmer, Tércio Sampaio Ferraz Jr, Ingo Sarlet, and Danilo Doneda for a discussion on how to fulfill the right to data protection and its safeguards in Brazil. The panel is part of a larger online event on the challenges to implement the Brazil’s data protection...

Digital Identification Must Be Designed for Privacy and Equity

With growing frequency, the digital world calls for verification of our digital identities. Designed poorly, digital identification can invade our privacy and aggravate existing social inequalities. So privacy and equity must be foremost in discussions about how to design digital identification.Many factors contribute to one's identity; degrees, morals, hobbies, schools,...

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Following the Trail of Police Surveillance Technology at IRE 2020

EFF Senior Investigative Researcher Dave Maass will be presenting at the Investigative Reporters & Editors 2020 convention at 12 pm ET on September 23, 2020:With protests across the country this year, there is a renewed focus on the surveillance powers of police and how they affect journalists and citizens. Dave...

Atlas of Surveillance: The Rise of Policing Technology in Our Communities

A talk sponsored by Legal Pathways at the University of Washington TacomaBack in the day, police surveillance meant two cops, a pair of binoculars, and an unmarked car parked outside a suspect's house. But today, law enforcement agencies around the country have acquired sophisticated camera networks, computer systems, and automated...


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