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EFF, ACLU Sue Over Warrantless Phone, Laptop Searches at U.S. Border

Boston, Massachusetts—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) sued the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today on behalf of 11 travelers whose smartphones and laptops were searched without warrants at the U.S. border. The plaintiffs in the case are 10 U.S. citizens and...

Drinks, Dinner & Surveillance Presentation with EFF

Join EFF Activism Director Rainey Reitman at the Rockbridge Country Democratic Committee’s bimonthly cocktails & dinner for a discussion on NSA surveillance. Note that this is a Democratic club, and EFF is a nonpartisan nonprofit attending to discuss the issue of surveillance, not endorse candidates or political parties. When: 5:30...

Alasaad v. Duke

On September 13, 2017, EFF and ACLU filed a lawsuit against the federal government on behalf of 11 travelers whose smartphones and other electronic devices were searched without a warrant at the U.S. border.The plaintiffs are 10 U.S. citizens and one lawful permanent resident who come from across the country...
Net Neutrality Protest 2014 by Joseph Gruber

FCC Chair’s “chat” with tech execs draws protest

This Tuesday, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai will visit the Bay Area, supposedly for a “fireside chat” with tech executives about bridging the digital divide for underserved communities. But Chairman Pai’s brief tenure to this point has been defined by actions that undermine digital rights, such as seeking to rescind the...

California Legislature Defangs Transparency Bill

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has pulled its support of a state bill to strengthen the California Public Records Act after the legislature gutted its most important reform: allowing courts to levy penalties against agencies that knowingly impede the public's right to access information. A.B. 1479 had received near unanimous...

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