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EFF in the News

September 29, 2011
San Francisco Examiner

The EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation) and others are raising the red flag about issues related to the Kindle Fire’s browser, Silk.

September 28, 2011
Marketplace Public Radio

But the Syrian Electronic Army is pro-government. Jillian York of the Electronic Frontier Foundation says, "I've never seen a group like this at this scale, attacking such large international targets."

September 28, 2011
CBC

Jillian is the Director for International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and she’s a co-author of a new report called Account Deactivation and Content Removal:  Guiding Principles and Practices for Companies and Users. You can hear the full interview below, or download the MP3.

September 28, 2011
Wired.com Threat Level

“I don’t think there there is anything on this list the government would concede requires a warrant,” said Kevin Bankston, a staff attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation. “This brings cellular retention practices out of the shadows, so we can have a rational discussion about how the law needs to be changed when it comes to the privacy of our records.”

September 28, 2011
Video Game Writers

The Humble Bundle is back again, and this time the pay-what-you-want program to support Child’s Play Charity and Electronic Frontier Foundation is offering the indie title Frozen Synapse in an aptly-named “Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle.”

September 27, 2011
NYTimes.com Bits Blog

“We’ve been troubled by this for a long time,” said Peter Eckersley, technology projects director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

September 27, 2011
PC World

Galperin monitors the field of digital privacy law as part of her work with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and encourages consumers to check out the EFF’s ongoing Who Has Your Back petition to stay abreast of which Internet companies are the most transparent about how they handle user data.

September 27, 2011
The Huffington Post

Today a remarkable "left/right" coalition that includes ACLU, Americans for Tax Reform, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Competitive Enterprise Institute, TechFreedom, the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, and my own organization, the Center for Democracy & Technology, has launched a campaign urging Congress to require warrants when the government comes calling for your email, online records, photos and the like.

September 27, 2011
ENews Park Forest

The government should have to get a warrant from a judge before conducting electronic surveillance, just as it needs a warrant to tap ordinary phone calls or search our homes, argues the coalition, which includes ACLU, Americans for Tax Reform, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Competitive Enterprise Institute, and TechFreedom.

September 27, 2011
boingboing

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is celebrating the White House's openness to public petitions with a plea to update the nation's electronic privacy law, which last saw major revision in 1986, and which has some pretty big loopholes:

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