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EFF to Appellate Court: Protect Biometric Privacy

Big tech companies are surveilling your face for profit. Fortunately, Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) prohibits companies from harvesting and monetizing your biometrics, including a scan of your face measurements, without your informed opt-in consent. But now Facebook is asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...

The EFF Gift Guide: What’s Creeping Us Out

EFF doesn’t endorse products. But as Internet-connected products proliferate, ads for them bombard holiday shoppers with promises of a more streamlined life. And they do so without always divulging that they’re tracking you more than a jolly fat man who sees when you’re sleeping and knows when you’re awake. So...

EFF To U.S. Supreme Court: Rule Carefully In Free Speech Case About Private Operators, State Actors, and the First Amendment

Social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter provide an opportunity for everyone to have a voice on the Internet, to communicate with friends, post their views, and comment on movies or the president. However, the fact that they provide a broad, open platform for speech doesn’t automatically mean they...
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Cato Institute Surveillance Conference

Senior Investigative Researcher Dave Maass will present a talk on EFF's first virtual reality project, Spot the Surveillance, at the Cato Surveillance Conference. You can watch live online, but if you're at the conference, you can also demo the project on an Oculus Go. Spot the Surveillance teaches...

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