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When “Jawboning” Creates Private Liability

A (Very) Narrow Path to Holding Social Media Companies Legally Liable for Collaborating with Government in Content ModerationFor the last several years we have seen numerous arguments that social media platforms are "state actors" that “must carry” all user speech. According to this argument, they are legally required to publish...

EFF at DEF CON 30

Join EFF at DEF CON 30! We're excited to be back for another DEF CON with a membership booth in the Vendor area, a contest, and talks.Join the CauseCome find us in the Vendor area talk to us about the latest in online rights, get on our action alert...

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Daycare Apps Are Dangerously Insecure

Last year, several parents at EFF enrolled kids into daycare and were instantly told to download an application for managing their children’s care. Daycare and preschool applications frequently include notifications of feedings, diaper changes, pictures, activities, and which guardian picked-up/dropped-off the child—potentially useful features for overcoming separation anxiety of newly...

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Facebook Says Apple is Too Powerful. They're Right.

In December, 2020, Apple did something insanely great. They changed how iOS, their mobile operating system, handled users’ privacy preferences, so that owners of iPhones and other iOS devices could indicate that they don’t want to be tracked by any of the apps on their devices. If they did, Apple...

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