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EFF's 4th Annual Tech Trivia Night

UPDATE: After extensive discussion, EFF has decided to postpone this year’s Tech Trivia Night to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. We hope to reschedule for later this year. News regarding upcoming EFF events can be found on our events page, and updates will be announced...
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Van Buren v. United States

A former Georgia police officer who was wrongly convicted under the notoriously vague Computer Fraud and Abuse Act ("CFAA") is asking the Supreme Court to reject a dangerously overbroad interpretation of the law. In Van Buren v. United States, Nathan Van Buren was accused of taking money in exchange for...

5 Serious Flaws in the New Brazilian “Fake News” Bill that Will Undermine Human Rights [UPDATED]

Update: On Tuesday night (6/30), the Brazilian Senate approved the “PLS 2630/2020”, the so-called “Fake News” bill. A final amendment cut back on article 7 “Account Registration” so that mandatory identification no longer applies to all users and is, in principle, optional in general. Under the revised text, companies...

STOP x RadTech: Spying on Activists and Policing Protest

STOP x RadTech: Spying on Activists and Policing Protest From the Organizers: Imagine social media monitoring, aerial drone footage, geo-location tracking, facial recognition processing, and DNA harvesting being deployed to keep an eye on perceived enemies of the state. It seems dystopic, doesn’t it? Yet we’re not talking about the...

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