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Facebook's Eroding Privacy Policy: A Timeline

Since its incorporation just over five years ago, Facebook has undergone a remarkable transformation. When it started, it was a private space for communication with a group of your choice. Soon, it transformed into a platform where much of your information is public by default. Today, it has become a...

A Handy Facebook-to-English Translator

At last week's "f8" Facebook developer conference, Mark Zuckerberg's notable quotable was that Facebook is "building a Web where the default is social." To our ears, that sounds like "a Web where exposure is the norm." To achieve this, Facebook is rolling out technologies that essentially put Facebook features...

OverREACTing: Dissecting the Gizmodo Warrant

Federal and California law both protect reporters against police searches aimed at uncovering confidential sources or seizing other information developed during newsgathering activities. Yet on Friday, agents with the Rapid Enforcement Allied Computer Team (REACT) executed a search warrant at Gizmodo editor Jason Chen’s home, searching for evidence related...

EFF at LinuxFest Northwest

Senior Staff Technologist Seth Schoen is participating in two talks (see the links below for details) so be sure to stop by and find out what EFF is doing now. The event is free and open to the public. Don't forget to check out the membership specials at the EFF...

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