Security

Computer security and the lack of computer security is a fundamental issue that underpins much of how the Internet does (and doesn't) function. Many of the policy issues that EFF works on are linked to security in deep ways including privacy and anonymity DRM censorship and network neutrality.

EFF works directly on a wide range of security issues including increased deployment of cryptographic protocols through projects like HTTPS Everywhere and HTTPS Now; improving the security of those protocols with the SSL Observatory; offering legal assistance to researchers through our Coders' Rights Project; offering practical security advice to activists through the surveillance self-defense and surveillance self-defense international projects; directly auditing open source codebases; and working on the development of new security standards.

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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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NYPD has used Stingray cell phone trackers 1000+ times—without a warrant. Important transparency work by @NYCLU: http://www.nyclu.org/news/nyp...

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Encryption is everywhere. EFF board member Bruce Schneier finds 865 encryption products from 55 countries: https://www.schneier.com/blog...

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