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Watching the Black Body

[This is a guest post authored by Malkia Cyril, executive director of the Center for Media Justice. It was originally published in The End of Trust (McSweeney's 54)] In December 2017, FBI agents forced Rakem Balogun and his fifteen-year-old son out of their Dallas home. They arrested Balogun...

EFF at LinuxFest Northwest 2019

EFF is proud to be a part of the Open Source community at LinuxFest Northwest this year for its 20th Anniversary in Bellingham, WA. LinuxFest Northwest is a free community event for people of all technical skill levels. Stop by our table in the expo hall to talk about digital...

EFF at SCaLE 17x

We're happy to be returning to the 17th Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE), where you can find the EFF table in the expo hall all weekend. We're offering member special rates and unique EFF shwag for donation. Come say hi! More information about SCALe here: SCaLE 17X – the 17th...

Governments Must Face the Facts about Face Surveillance, and Stop Using It

It’s time for governments to confront the harmful consequences of using facial recognition technology as an instrument of surveillance. Yet law enforcement agencies across the country are purchasing face surveillance technology with insufficient oversight—despite the many ways it harms privacy and free speech and exacerbates racial injustice. EFF...
Copyrightbot Article 13 Ban Content

Artists Against Article 13: When Big Tech and Big Content Make a Meal of Creators, It Doesn't Matter Who Gets the Bigger Piece

Article 13 is the on-again/off-again controversial proposal to make virtually every online community, service, and platform legally liable for any infringing material posted by their users, even very briefly, even if there was no conceivable way for the online service provider to know that a copyright infringement had...

ICANN and the New Top-Level Domains

We are in the midst of an historic expansion of internet domain names with more than 1200 new generic top-level domains (“gTLDs”) now competing with <.com>. Accompanying these new gTLDs are new mechanisms for enforcing trademark, copyright, and other regimes that profoundly affect freedom of expression. These mechanisms are little...

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