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Beneath tech’s shiny veneer, there are engineers, coders, and skilled advocates like EFF fighting for the users. Member support allows EFF to continue bringing nuanced technical, legal, and policy expertise to generation-defining questions that don't have easy answers.

Tech Policy in the Shadow of Dobbs

​The recent Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, which overruled a half century of precedent supporting a constitutional right to abortion access, has sent shockwaves across the legal community. In the tech space, the ruling raises difficult privacy and security questions related to how the digital...

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Cheers to EFF's 14th Annual Cyberlaw Trivia Winners!

The best legal minds in the Bay Area returned after two years to once again gather in-person for EFF's 14th Annual Cyberlaw Trivia Night on June 16th. Participants from technology law firms and internet companies throughout the Bay Area attended for a night filled with obscure tech law trivia, delicious...
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New Ipandetec’s Report Features ISPs’ Privacy Best Practices and Flaws in Panamá

Panamá’s mobile internet service providers have improved their commitments to transparency and user privacy, according to the new edition of IPANDETEC’s ¿Quien Defiende Tus Datos? (“Who Defends Your Data?”) report. The third edition, published today shows general progress in companies’ data protection policies and their public commitment to...

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Should You Really Delete Your Period Tracking App?

Since the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision depriving people of the right to abortion leaked last month, some have advised deleting period tracking apps to prevent that data from being used to target people seeking abortion care. But it’s useful to distinguish between the security and privacy threats that abortion seekers...
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Keeping Your Smart Home Secure & Private

Here at EFF, we fight hard to ensure your security and privacy rights are maintained in the digital world. Back when we were founded in 1990, a dream of a world united by the internet was accompanied by forward-thinking visions of connected devices of all kinds making our lives more...

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EFF to European Court: Keep Encryption Alive

While encryption has been under attack in recent days, it’s still essential for private and secure electronic communications, especially for human rights defenders and journalists. EFF and our partners recently argued for the essentiality of encryption in a case before the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). In...

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EFF's Statement on Dobbs Abortion Ruling

Today's decision deprives millions of people of a fundamental right, and also underscores the importance of fair and meaningful protections for data privacy. Everyone deserves to have strong controls over the collection and use of information they necessarily leave behind as they go about their normal activities, like using apps...

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