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General Monitoring is not the Answer to the Problem of Online Harms

Even if you think that online intermediaries should be more proactive in detecting, deprioritizing, or removing certain user speech, the requirements on intermediaries to review all content before publication—often called “general monitoring” or “upload filtering”—raises serious human rights concerns, both for freedom of expression and for privacy.General monitoring is problematic...

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Online Platforms Should Stop Partnering with Government Agencies to Remove Content

Government involvement in content moderation raises serious human rights concerns in every context, and these concerns are further troubling when the involvement originates with law enforcement. We recently filed a comment with the Meta Oversight Board urging it to treat this issue seriously.Update 11/23: EFF welcomes the Oversight Board’s...

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Hacking the Future at DEF CON 30

EFF heads to Las Vegas for a slew of security and digital freedom-themed events at the 30th DEF CON hacking conference. Find out where to connect with the team to learn about the latest developments in civil liberties and human rights online.

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