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In 2021, We Told Apple: Don't Scan Our Phones

Strong encryption provides privacy and security for everyone online. We can’t have private conversations, or safe transactions, without it. Encryption is critical to democratic politics and reliable economic transactions around the world. When a company rolls back its existing commitments to encryption, that’s a bad sign. In August, Apple made...

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Vaccine Passports: 2021 in Review

2021 has been the year of vaccines, in light of the continuing worldwide pandemic. It has also been the year of vaccine passports. To fully tell this story, let’s go back to 2020, because the term vaccine passport as many people use it has changed since then. Early in the...

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Stalkerware: 2021 in Review

Stalkerware—that is, commercially-available apps that can be covertly installed on another person’s device for the purpose of monitoring their activity without their knowledge or consent—is nothing new, but 2021 has underscored just how prevalent and dangerous these apps continue to be and how important it is for companies and government...

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2021 Year in Review

2021 ended up being a time where we dug into our new realities of distributed work and the ever-changing COVID news. At the same time, news continued to come fast and furious, with the events of one week often obliterating memories of the week before. So it’s helpful for all...

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EFF's Year-End Challenge

Support EFF for the future of digital privacy, free speech, and the open web! If you donate by December 31, 2021 and you’ll help EFF unlock 7 challenge grants—from $500 to $20,000—that increase in size as the number of donors grows. Every supporter counts!Digital privacy, security, and free speech lift...

Podcast Episode: The Life of the (Crypto) Party

Matt Mitchell, founder of CryptoHarlem, has an exciting solution for helping undo the damage that pervasive surveillance has done to those who are most profoundly impacted by it. Join EFF as we talk with Matt—and learn more about how education, transparency, and building trust can increase privacy and safety for...


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