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Cryptosocial Hosted by EFA Allies

Get together, try new cryptotools, gab about the Cambridge Analytica scandal, federal fusion centers, and even verify someone’s PGP key!

Congress Will Finally Make Its Research Reports Public

The recent omnibus bill passed by Congress contains a nugget of good news for those interested in access to publicly funded research. Open access activists have long been asking for reports by the Congressional Research Service, or CRS, to be made publicly and easily available. CRS creates a vast array...
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Catalog of Missing Devices: Ad Free Youtube Kids

Since the invention of the remote control, rightsholders and audience have fought a war over ads. The market for tools to skip, mask or mute ads holds publishers and marketers to account: they know that if their ads get too obnoxious, their audiences will be motivated to make them disappear...

Digital Freedom Initiative::CryptoParty

Digital Freedom Initiative will host the first of its new monthly Cryptoparty series, scheduled to take place on the second Monday of each month, 7 PM, at Guide to Kulchur.

Las noticias falsas o "Fake News" ofrecen a los poderes consolidados de América Latina una oportunidad para censurar a los oponentes

Los titulares de hoy están dominados por el papel de las campañas de desinformación, noticias falsas o "Fake News" socavando la democracia en Occidente. Desde las continuas acusaciones de intromisión rusa en la elección de Trump a los esfuerzos rusos para influir en la votación del Brexit...

Georgia Passes Anti-Infosec Legislation

Despite the full-throated objections of the cybersecurity community, the Georgia legislature has passed a bill that would open independent researchers who identify vulnerabilities in computer systems to prosecution and up to a year in jail. EFF calls upon Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal to veto S.B. 315 as soon as...

U-M Event Series: Dissonance

A conversation with EFF Executive Director Cindy Cohn and Professor Alex Halderman, moderated by Clinical Teaching Fellow Gautam Hans, on Elections in the Digital Age - Security, Policy, and the Law.
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Building A Secure Messenger

Given different people’s and community’s security needs, it’s hard to arrive at a consensus of what a “secure” messenger must provide. In this post, we discuss various options for developers to consider when working towards the goal of improving a messenger’s security. A messenger that’s perfectly secure for every single...


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