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DEF CON Safe Mode

EFF at DEF CON Safe Mode

Join us for the first ever DEF CON Safe Mode! DEF CON is one of the oldest and largest continuously running hacker conventions around. This virtual version of the event will be free to all and streaming on Twitch! We're excited to have multiple talks and contests for the...

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A Legislative Path to an Interoperable Internet

It’s not enough to say that the Internet is built on interoperability. The Internet is interoperability. Billions of machines around the world use the same set of open protocols—like TCP/IP, HTTP, and TLS—to talk to one another. The first Internet-connected devices were only possible because phone lines provided interoperable communication...

Jennifer Lynch Will Talk About DNA Collection at RightsCon

Jennifer Lynch will be joining Joana Varon and Mariana Tamari from Coding Rights and Helen Wallace from Genewatch on a panel at RightsCon called "From devices to bodies: a tale on DNA data collection."Panel Description:Beyond devices, our bodies are also becoming data sources. From facial recognition to collection of DNA...

Women in Security and Privacy (WISP)

WISP Panel: Data Privacy in the Age of COVID-19

Location: Zoom (register here)Event OverviewIn the age of COVID-19 far more of us are working and/or learning from home, resulting in a much larger online presence raising concerns about who we trust with our data. In this panel we bring together cybersecurity and privacy professionals from EFF and MIT...

Rightscon: Platform censorship in Latin America

Join EFF’s Veridiana Alimonti in this roundtable strategy session with Article 19 Mexico, Observacom, Fundación Karisma, and Intervozes on platform censorship practices in Latin America and regulatory approaches for the region (#8735). The IACHR’s Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression Edison Lanza and Unesco’s Guilherme Canela will also be part...

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Our EU Policy Principles: Procedural Justice

As the EU is gearing up for a major reform of key Internet regulation, we are introducing the principles that will guide our policy work surrounding the Digital Services Act. In this post, we set out our vision for the rules that should govern how Internet platforms engage with user...

HOPE: Reform or Expire? The Battle to Reauthorize FISA Programs

Reform or Expire? The Battle to Reauthorize FISA ProgramsOn March 15, 2020, Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act—a surveillance law with a rich history of government overreach and abuse—expired. Along with two other PATRIOT Act provisions, Section 215 lapsed after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on a broader set...

Black Hat USA 2020

EFF at Black Hat USA 2020

Join EFF for the first virtual event from Black Hat USA! Be sure to stop by our booth in the free virtual Business Hall and schedule a meeting via Swapcard to learn more about the latest developments in protecting digital freedom. Check out our shop to see the latest...


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