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A Click on a URL Isn’t Enough for a Search Warrant

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has asked an appeals court to ensure that a click on a URL isn’t enough to get a search warrant for your house. In U.S. v. Nikolai Bosyk, law enforcement discovered a link to a file-sharing service that was suspected of being...

Stupid Patent of the Month: A Newspaper on a Screen

One of the oldest challenges in journalism is deciding what goes on the front page. How big should the headline be? What articles merit front-page placement? When addressing these questions, publishers deal with a physical limit in the size of the page. Digital publishing faces a similar constraint: the storage...

Protect the Protest: San Francisco Launch Panel

EFF civil liberties director David Greene will participate in a panel hosted by Greenpeace that includes speakers from Wikimedia, Rainforest Action Network, Techdirt, and more. A coalition of 20 civil liberties and environmental rights groups are launching a new effort to fight back against lawsuits aimed at stifling the...

Speakeasy: ATL

Join the EFF staff and local online rights supporters this Sunday, September 2 in Atlanta! Raise a glass with EFF Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel Kurt Opsahl, Senior Investigative Researcher Dave Maass, Grassroots Advocacy Organizer Nathan 'nash' Sheard, and Staff Technologist ...

United States v. Hasbajrami

Agron Hasbajrami is a U.S. resident who was arrested at JFK airport in 2011 on his way to Pakistan and charged with providing material support to terrorists. Although the government used Section 702, its warrantless Internet surveillance authority, to build its case against Hasbajrami, it withheld this fact from his...
Security Education

Back to School Essentials for Security

Going back to school? This is a perfect time for a digital security refresh to ensure the privacy of you and your friends is protected! It’s a good time to change your passwords. The best practice is to have passwords that are unique, long, and random. In order to keep...

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